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  • Business conditions slump to four-year low

    The Australian economy is stuck in a rut, with business conditions tumbling to their lowest level in four years despite low interest rates and a falling Australian dollar.

    Written by Belinda Merhab10 July 13 10:52
  • Joke from RBA boss falls flat

    If Reserve Bank boss Glenn Stevens was trying to make a joke, it wasn't very funny.

    Written by Belinda Merhab05 July 13 09:18
  • $A dealt a triple blow this week

    Farmers, local tourism operators and manufacturers are getting better news everyday as the Australian dollar falls even further.

    Written by Jason Cadden21 June 13 10:58
  • Halcyon days for the $A are over - Oliver

    The Australian dollar has enjoyed a huge surge on the back of booming mining and resources export prices but that is unlikely to happen again, a leading economist says.

    Written by Jason Cadden03 May 13 11:01
  • Import/export firms see surging $A

    Businesses expect the pain of a high exchange rate to intensify over the coming year, with exporters saying they will respond by slashing their investment spending.

    Written by Garry Shilson-Josling, AAP Economist14 March 13 11:26