Housing boom looms, approvals data shows
Almost 200,000 new homes were approved for construction in the past year, paving the way for a building boom in 2015.
Melbourne Cup day rate move a non starter
The RBA is keeping the cash rate unchanged as it waits to see if the housing market will cool and if economic...
Sydney leads house price surge
Australian capital city house prices rose more than expected in the June quarter.
More concern for lost phones than lost super: survey
A Westpac survey has found Australians are likely to care more about a lost mobile phone than tracking down missing superannuation funds.
Cash rate to remain on hold in June
The cash rate will remain unchanged after the RBA board meeting on Tuesday but economists are expecting a string of rate rises...
Rates remain low, but for how much longer?
The central bank has kept the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent, and again flagged that it will stay that way...
Sliding Aussie dollar could be just the tonic we need
Australia's economic growth could improve, as the local currency falls and non-mining parts of the economy recover.
Budget outlook not helped by sluggish economy
An economy that is struggling to move away from one driven by mining investment is not going to help the budget bottom...
Fixing our transport crucial to economic growth: RBA
A senior Reserve Bank of Australia official said better investment in transport increases productivity.