What's Happening

There's something unique about China that fuels rapid boom-bust cycles in financial markets


It's now taking significantly longer to sell a home in Australia


Chinese economic growth just missed for the first time in 3 years



It looks like immigration to Australia is starting to increase again


If you think the best way to advance your career in Australia is to jump from job to job, think again. Most employers will overlook you


The Australian dollar can't break higher no matter how hard it tries



The iron ore rally rolls on


The days of wild bidding wars at Sydney and Melbourne property auctions are now well and truly over


Housing sales are tumbling in Australia and affordability is largely to blame


Chinese stocks are cratering again


2 charts that suggest US unemployment could get a whole lot lower


Here's what economists are saying about Australia's huge drop in unemployment



This helps explain why markets are sceptical about the plunge in Australian unemployment


Australia's jobless rate falls to 5%, the lowest level in six years


The suburbs in Australia's largest cities where almost no one sells their home


Demand for risk and compliance workers is surging because of Australia's Banking Royal Commission



The Aussie dollar's rebound has stalled


Iron ore prices surge to fresh highs


Your 10-second guide to today's Australian jobs report


NO SIGN OF A SLOWDOWN: Macquarie says an escalating trade war with the United States is yet to impact China's industrial sector


Homeowners in China take to the streets to protest against falling property prices


The early signs are looking good for Australia's next retail sales report


Here's another theory for why Australian pay growth is still lousy


The RBA is confident about job creation but wages growth remains an open question


The Australian dollar is finding friends as risk assets rebound


Lower grade iron ore prices are rallying


BAML: Buy the dip


The most important part of the Australian economy is looking vulnerable


Surging food prices just sent Chinese inflation to the highest level in months


The RBA suddenly seems more concerned about what's happening in Sydney and Melbourne's housing markets


New Zealand inflation comes in hot and now the Kiwi dollar is soaring


Stamp duty revenue for the NSW government continues to fall


The Australian dollar continues its slow grind higher


Iron ore markets consolidate on recent gains


A senior RBA official is worried about rate rises 'spooking' households


'GET USED TO IT': Australian motorists should brace for an extended period of high petrol prices


Australian fixed-income investors are now more concerned about the housing market than the end of QE


UBS expects a big downside surprise in Australia's next inflation report


Sydney and Melbourne homeowners are piling their properties onto the market - and prices keep falling


The Australian dollar is on the nose with currency traders


STALEMATE: Australian auction clearance rates continue to slide


The Australian dollar remains supported on dips -- for now


Iron ore prices are still climbing


30% of Sydney buyers are moving into new apartments worth less than what they paid for


The value of Australian housing loans just fell to a multi-year low


The housing downturn in Sydney and Melbourne may be slowing down, according to the people living there


Gold just logged its largest gain since Brexit


PODCAST: Westpac's Head of Macro Strategy David Goodman on plunging stocks, US bond yields, housing risks and the looming fourth industrial revolution


The latest Aussie dollar selloff didn't last long


Iron ore ignored the carnage seen in Chinese stocks