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Powell confirms rate cuts likely 'at some point' this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
The US Federal Reserve chair confirmed the central bank is looking to slash interest rates in 2024.

Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman dies

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
The Nobel laureate was widely acclaimed for his research into behavioural economics.

Threats outside the Australian financial system build: RBA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA's) latest Financial Stability Assessment has said that although risks to global economy have been balanced as inflation has eased, risks to financial stability remain.

Why this fundie sees the economy making a hard landing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Martin Currie Australia chief investment officer Reece Birtles has warned that despite a prevailing 'Goldilocks' soft-landing view, deteriorating consumer health and a poor growth outlook this Australian reporting season hints at a hard landing.

Chalmers expected to deliver Budget surplus

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
In a pre-Budget address, the Treasurer said there will be no big cash splashes in this year's budget.

US Federal Reserve eyes multiple interest rate cuts this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The US Federal Reserve has indicated it really wants to cut interest rates, but not just yet.

Economists react to latest RBA rate decision

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
In its March meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept its cash rate unchanged at 4.35%, as predicted by nearly all economists.

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
While individuals can benefit from good levels of stress or "eustress", so too do financial markets and economies, according to an investment expert, who says that this can help move toward normalisation following a turbulent number of years.

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
With the Reserve Bank set to make its interest rate decision today, some economists have warned hopes for a rate cut have been pushed back.

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
Calls for a paid reproductive leave scheme are mounting, as Queensland Unions launches a campaign pushing for new entitlements including preventative health leave. It comes as the Senate investigates issues related to menopause and perimenopause.