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Weekly Times
Economists focused on capex dataWITH economic growth figures and the RBA's interest rate decision due within a
Economists focused on capex data
Weekly Times / Posted 11 minutes ago
WITH economic growth figures and the RBA's interest rate decision due within a week, the quarterly survey of business investment plans came into sharp focus for economists this week. THE survey from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) offers... Read more
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Canberra Times
The NBN satellite Malcolm Turnbull never wanted prepares for liftoffSatellite architect Julia Dickinson with a model of an NBN Co broadband satelli
The NBN satellite Malcolm Turnbull never wanted prepares for liftoff
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Satellite architect Julia Dickinson with a model of an NBN Co broadband satellite. Photo: Wayne Taylor In 32 days and counting, Australia is set to blast a satellite weighing as much as an elephant one-tenth of the way to the moon. Its name is... Read more
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Crikey
Investment figures offer some hope of a non-mining rebound –Ignore the gloom and doom — yesterday’s capital expenditure estimates from the
Investment figures offer some hope of a non-mining rebound –
Crikey / Posted 3 hours ago
Ignore the gloom and doom — yesterday’s capital expenditure estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics really didn’t suit the “we’ll all be rooned” narrative that emerged from some parts of the “national reform summit”. Overall investment... Read more
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The Age
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claimsYou'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the indust
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claims
The Age / Posted 15 hours ago
You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram network. "It's not like talks have broken down," he complained. Andrews has a point. The decision by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union... Read more
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Canberra Times
Land releases expected to boost ACT construction industry after sluggish startAerial shots of the new suburb of Lawson taken in February 2015. Photo: Supplie
Land releases expected to boost ACT construction industry after sluggish start
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Aerial shots of the new suburb of Lawson taken in February 2015. Photo: Supplied New land releases are projected to push the ACT's construction industry forward after a sluggish start to the financial year. ACT Master Builders Association's deputy... Read more
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Perth Now
Flexible work is crucial for our economyJAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a problem. The economy is in free fall, s
Flexible work is crucial for our economy
Perth Now / Posted 21 hours ago
JAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a problem. The economy is in free fall, struggling with a rapidly ageing population, declining productivity, and a low birth rate. His radical solution? Encourage more Japanese women to work. These highly... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Flexible work is crucial for our economyJAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a problem. The economy is in free fall, s
Flexible work is crucial for our economy
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
JAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a problem. The economy is in free fall, struggling with a rapidly ageing population, declining productivity, and a low birth rate. His radical solution? Encourage more Japanese women to work. These highly... Read more
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The Courier
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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The Young Witness
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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Western Advocate
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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Manning River Times
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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The North West Star
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
The North West Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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23h
Daily Liberal
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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The Border Mail
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
The Border Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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23h
Illawarra Mercury
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Au
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
Next year's Census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and have drastic consequences for the way government money is spent on welfare and education. Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may... Read more
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23h
The Courier
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claimsYou'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the indust
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claims
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram network. You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram... Read more
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SKY News Business RSS
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtrABS figures show Australian business investment fell by four per cent in the Ju
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtr
SKY News Business RSS / Posted 23 hours ago
ABS figures show Australian business investment fell by four per cent in the June quarter, which was worse than market forecasts. The closely-watched figures, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, cover investment in capital goods which... Read more
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WA Today
ASX recovers early week lossesThe S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Hom
ASX recovers early week losses
WA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
The S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Homer Investors looked to put the heavy losses of early this week behind them on Thursday, with strong gains in Australian shares after Wall Street recorded its biggest... Read more
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23h
Sky News Australia
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtrABS figures show Australian business investment fell by four per cent in the Ju
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtr
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
ABS figures show Australian business investment fell by four per cent in the June quarter, which was worse than market forecasts. The closely-watched figures, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, cover investment in capital goods which... Read more
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23h
The Age
ASX recovers early week lossesThe S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Hom
ASX recovers early week losses
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
The S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Homer Investors looked to put the heavy losses of early this week behind them on Thursday, with strong gains in Australian shares after Wall Street recorded its biggest... Read more
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23h
Sydney Morning Herald
ASX recovers early week lossesThe S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Hom
ASX recovers early week losses
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
The S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Homer Investors looked to put the heavy losses of early this week behind them on Thursday, with strong gains in Australian shares after Wall Street recorded its biggest... Read more
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23h
Canberra Times
ASX recovers early week lossesThe S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Hom
ASX recovers early week losses
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
The S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Homer Investors looked to put the heavy losses of early this week behind them on Thursday, with strong gains in Australian shares after Wall Street recorded its biggest... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX recovers early week lossesThe S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Hom
ASX recovers early week losses
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
The S&P/ASX200 finished the week down 2.2 per cent for the week. Photo: Rob Homer Investors looked to put the heavy losses of early this week behind them on Thursday, with strong gains in Australian shares after Wall Street recorded its biggest... Read more
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The Age
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Bylong Catholic Church and cemetery, which is listed under the State Heritage R
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
The Age / Posted yesterday
Bylong Catholic Church and cemetery, which is listed under the State Heritage Register and National Trust of Australia. Photo: brendan esposito Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claimsYou'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the indust
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claims
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram network. You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram... Read more
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The Border Mail
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claimsYou'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the indust
Andrews treads a fine line on wage claims
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram network. You'd be forgiven for thinking Daniel Andrews was a touch put out by the industrial action plaguing Melbourne's tram... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?Bylong Catholic Church and cemetery, which is listed under the State Heritage R
Census change: Is Australia losing its religion?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Bylong Catholic Church and cemetery, which is listed under the State Heritage Register and National Trust of Australia. Photo: brendan esposito Next year's census has a very subtle edit that may completely change the way Australia sees itself and... Read more
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WA Today
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a closeAll this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and fu
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a close
WA Today / Posted yesterday
All this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and further, according to Westpac chief currency strategist Robert Rennie. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The Australian dollar continued trading in a tight range on Thursday, putting... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks close 1.17% strongerThe Australian sharemarket followed its US counterparts' lead today, jumping fo
Aust stocks close 1.17% stronger
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
The Australian sharemarket followed its US counterparts' lead today, jumping for a second straight session as investors swept in on recently battered stocks. The move on the local bourse followed a 4 per cent surge on Wall Street overnight on... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks close 1.17% strongerThe Australian sharemarket followed its US counterparts' lead today, jumping fo
Aust stocks close 1.17% stronger
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
The Australian sharemarket followed its US counterparts' lead today, jumping for a second straight session as investors swept in on recently battered stocks. The move on the local bourse followed a 4 per cent surge on Wall Street overnight on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a closeAll this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and fu
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a close
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
All this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and further, according to Westpac chief currency strategist Robert Rennie. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The Australian dollar continued trading in a tight range on Thursday, putting... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a closeAll this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and fu
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a close
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
All this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and further, according to Westpac chief currency strategist Robert Rennie. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The Australian dollar continued trading in a tight range on Thursday, putting... Read more
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The Age
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a closeAll this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and fu
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a close
The Age / Posted yesterday
All this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and further, according to Westpac chief currency strategist Robert Rennie. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The Australian dollar continued trading in a tight range on Thursday, putting... Read more
4 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a closeAll this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and fu
Aussie steadies as volatile week draws to a close
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
All this volatility should have driven the Australian dollar down faster and further, according to Westpac chief currency strategist Robert Rennie. Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The Australian dollar continued trading in a tight range on Thursday, putting... Read more
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New Kerala
Australian business investment falls below market expectations Australian business investment fell by 4 percent in the June quarter, worse t
Australian business investment falls below market expectations
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Australian business investment fell by 4 percent in the June quarter, worse than the 2.5 percent market expectations, official figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on... Read more
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TheBull
Investment falling but at a slower rateBusiness investment will fall over the next year, but the good news is that the
Investment falling but at a slower rate
TheBull / Posted yesterday
Business investment will fall over the next year, but the good news is that the drop isn't getting any steeper. Businesses plan to invest over $150 billion in 2015/16, which is 23 per cent below the estimate for 2014/15 made in August last year, the... Read more
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Perth Now
Business investment outlook remains bleakBUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this ti
Business investment outlook remains bleak
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
BUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this time of year - capital spending still looks set to slump by about 25 per cent in the current financial year. THAT'S the bleak picture painted by the latest round of survey... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Business investment outlook remains bleakBUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this ti
Business investment outlook remains bleak
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
BUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this time of year - capital spending still looks set to slump by about 25 per cent in the current financial year. THAT'S the bleak picture painted by the latest round of survey... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Business investment outlook remains bleakBUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this ti
Business investment outlook remains bleak
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
BUSINESSES have upgraded their investment plans, but they usually do at this time of year - capital spending still looks set to slump by about 25 per cent in the current financial year. THAT'S the bleak picture painted by the latest round of survey... Read more
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Business Spectator
Aust stocks recover from plungeThe Australian sharemarket has jumped 1.5 per cent at noon, regaining all its l
Aust stocks recover from plunge
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
The Australian sharemarket has jumped 1.5 per cent at noon, regaining all its losses after Monday's horror 4 per cent slide. The move on the local bourse today followed a 4 per cent surge on Wall Street overnight on better-than-expected economic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowingResource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowing
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Resource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic boom, plunged 11.3 per cent in the quarter. Photo: Glen Hunt Business investment in Australia continued to contract sharply in the June quarter, and won't improve any... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aust stocks recover from plungeThe Australian sharemarket has jumped 1.5 per cent at noon, regaining all its l
Aust stocks recover from plunge
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
The Australian sharemarket has jumped 1.5 per cent at noon, regaining all its losses after Monday's horror 4 per cent slide. The move on the local bourse today followed a 4 per cent surge on Wall Street overnight on better-than-expected economic... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowingResource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowing
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Resource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic boom, plunged 11.3 per cent in the quarter. Photo: Glen Hunt Business investment in Australia continued to contract sharply in the June quarter, and won't improve any... Read more
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The Age
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowingResource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowing
The Age / Posted yesterday
Resource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic boom, plunged 11.3 per cent in the quarter. Photo: Glen Hunt Business investment in Australia continued to contract sharply in the June quarter, and won't improve any... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowingResource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Resource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic boom, plunged 11.3 per cent in the quarter. Photo: Glen Hunt Business investment in Australia continued to contract sharply in the June quarter, and won't improve any... Read more
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WA Today
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowingResource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic
Business investment still weak, but rate of decline slowing
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Resource-related investment, which underpinned Australia's most recent economic boom, plunged 11.3 per cent in the quarter. Photo: Glen Hunt Business investment in Australia continued to contract sharply in the June quarter, and won't improve any... Read more
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Perth Now
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtrAUSTRALIAN business investment fell by four per cent in the June quarter, which
Aust capex fell 4.0% in June qtr
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
AUSTRALIAN business investment fell by four per cent in the June quarter, which was worse than market forecasts, official figures show. THE closely-watched figures, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, cover investment in capital goods... Read more
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