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Banks get a smashing with Royal Commission coming into picture

On November 30, 2017, major banks were seen to move on losses while falling prey to Royal Commission into the financial sector. The properly constituted inquiry is expected for a term that is no longer than 12 months with a final report due in February 2019. 615 more words

Australian Economy

19 Sept 2017 (AFR) - Luxury cars index slide reinforces house price cooling

(19 September 2017, AFR, p4, by Simon Evans)

‘A “luxury car index” used by stockbroker Commsec which tracks sales across 17 high-end brands including Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Rolls Royce and is a reliable indicator for the broader health of the… 61 more words

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15 June 2017 (AFR) - Commodity prices likely to be softer, due to China

(15 June 2017, AFR, p40, by Alexandra Cain)

‘Mining commodity prices are expected to decline over the next 12 months, largely as a result of slowing demand from China. 58 more words

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13 Mar 2017 (TheAge) - $22.3 billion in 10 weeks: Australia can look forward to bumper dividends

(13 March 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p22, Myriam Robin)

‘With wage growth at an 18-year low, corporate profits could prove one of the few growing sources of income for Australians. 77 more words

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CommSec highlights importance of residential construction to Qld economy

The latest State of the States report from CommSec highlights the current importance of residential construction to the health of the Queensland economy. As reported by John McCarthy in today‚Äôs… 585 more words