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25 Jan 2018 (AFR) - Consumers are in surprisingly sunny mood - Retailers pin hopes on higher consumer confidence

(25 January 2018, AFR, p41, by Sue Mitchell)

‘Commsec chief economist Craig James has always been a glass-half-full kind of guy. So the 55-year old economist was not entirely surprised when… 116 more words

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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

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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