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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.

Aussies say they're paying too much tax

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
A survey has found 64% of Australians think they pay too much tax, with millennials the most likely to complain.

Stage 3 tax cuts pass Senate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The government's amendments to the stage 3 tax cuts have been passed and will be effective July 1.

Pay gaps at super funds, fund managers revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
The data release from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows most superannuation funds and fund managers still have a lot of work to do to close their respective gender pay gaps.

Economists share their top left field ideas for 2024

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Some of the nation's leading economists shared their Factor-X - also known as an X-factor - for the year ahead at this morning's Chief Economists Forum in Sydney, led by the man who coined the term, industry veteran Don Stammer.

UK, Japan slip into technical recession

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Two of the world's major economies fell into recession at the end of 2023.