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Quality is worth paying for in 2024: UBS

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023
To navigate the year ahead, UBS Global Wealth Management's chief investment office (CIO) team believes investors should look to quality stocks and bonds for positive returns.

Interest rate hikes are working: Bullock

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Michele Bullock defended the central bank's use of monetary policy and hiking interest rates amid many challenges that looks to keep inflation at stubborn levels over the next two years.

Wages growth reaches unsustainable level: Mousina

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 16 NOV 2023
The quarterly Wage Price Index (WPI) jumped by 1.3% to 4% in September, beating inflation, but AMP deputy chief economist Diana Mousina says it's not economically sustainable.

Aussie banks deliver record profits in FY23

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
Australia's major banks have achieved skyrocketing returns of $32.5 billion, up 14% from last year, driven by loan growth, margin expansion and the continued decline in notables.

ANZ rakes in $7.4bn profit

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023
In its full-year 2023 results, ANZ declared a cash profit of $7.4 billion, up 14% on the previous year.

Inflation still too sticky: Report

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023
While Australia's economy has been surprisingly resilient to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) rate hikes, inflation remains well above global trends, according to UBS's 2024-2025 local economic outlook.

Base rate lifts to 4.35%

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2023
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) hiked the cash rate to 4.35% as it continues to grapple with subduing inflation.

Government must revise infra pipeline: Chalmers

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has said the government has some tough calls to make regarding the nation's infrastructure pipeline as part of its plan to regenerate the economy.

Inflation eases to 5.4%, RBA tipped to hike interest rates

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released consumer price index data yesterday, showing a moderation in annual inflation from 6% to 5.4%.

Taskforce unveils recommendations for economic equality

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023
Legislating the payment of superannuation on all forms of paid parental leave is one of the seven recommendations proposed by the Women's Economic Equality Taskforce (WEET) that will help build economic equality over the next 10 years.