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Coffee and Conversation at the Statehouse

Access to the Statehouse in Montpelier and the politicians who work in Vermont’s beautiful capital is very easy. You have to go around to the side doors in winter as the impressive front entrance has too many steps to easily shovel, but no one will question you about your identity or your business there. 830 more words


A Celebration of Canadian Art Song

This year’s new work from the Canadian Art Song Project, Marjan Mozetich’s Enchantments of Gwendolyn, was premiered yesterday in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre.  It’s a setting of four really interesting poems by Gwendolyn MacEwen for mezzo-soprano and piano.   398 more words

Performance Review - RBA

Aussie dollar soars on inflation data

The Australian dollar rose almost one US cent following inflation figures that came in as expected.

Australia’s headline consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.2 per cent in the December quarter, for an annual rate of 1.7 per cent, in line with market expectations. 16 more words

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What's Tweeting on today's CPI data

While core is above expectations, headline CPI, that which many employers use for wage increases, fell to +1.7% YY pic.twitter.com/WbnmnKMDVA

— David Scutt (@David_Scutt) January 28, 2015…

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Weak inflation to stoke calls for rate cut

The price of Australian consumer goods and services has risen just 0.2 per cent, fuelling expectations that the Reserve Bank will slash rates to a new record low next week. 78 more words


No need for rate cuts: Mike Smith

ANZ chief executive Mike Smith has said the RBA should hold fire on interest rate cuts as the falling Australian dollar goes some of the way to counteract plunging commodity prices. 128 more words


ANZ's Mike Smith says RBA should wait on rate cuts

“If I was the central bank I would wait and see how this plays out because the currency can take most of the shock,” ANZ CEO Mike Smith says in comments to be published by the bank today and obtained by… 44 more words