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TheBull
Signs jobs surge not over yetThe surge in jobs over the past year is showing little sign of abating with fig
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
The surge in jobs over the past year is showing little sign of abating with figures pointing to continued steady demand for new workers. The Department of Employment said on Wednesday job advertisements posted on the internet rose a further 0.3 per... Read more
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Canberra Times
A lot rides on how Sydneysiders react when the housing boom endsSydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there are signs the city's five-year housing boom is losing steam. Last weekend's auction clearance rate dipped to 67 per cent according to preliminary Domain Group data, the... Read more
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The Age
A lot rides on how Sydneysiders react when the housing boom endsSydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Sydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there are signs the city's five-year housing boom is losing steam. Last weekend's auction clearance rate dipped to 67 per cent according to preliminary Domain Group data, the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A lot rides on how Sydneysiders react when the housing boom endsSydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Sydney's traditional spring property trading season is well under way but there are signs the city's five-year housing boom is losing steam. Last weekend's auction clearance rate dipped to 67 per cent according to preliminary Domain Group data, the... Read more
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6d
TheBull
RBA remains optimisticis the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of co
TheBull / Posted 6 days ago
is the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer confidence closely tracks the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
11 charts that get lost between the economics and marketing desks at banksDrive into Melbourne’s CBD today on the Monash Freeway and you’ll see this MAKE
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Drive into Melbourne’s CBD today on the Monash Freeway and you’ll see this MAKE NATIONAL – “First home feeling impossible? Not if we can help it”, and an image of a grinning banker with folded arms. Your ANZ “first home coach” has your back. But... Read more
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The Age
11 charts that get lost between the economics and marketing desks at banksDrive into Melbourne’s CBD today on the Monash Freeway and you’ll see this MAKE
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Drive into Melbourne’s CBD today on the Monash Freeway and you’ll see this MAKE NATIONAL – “First home feeling impossible? Not if we can help it”, and an image of a grinning banker with folded arms. Your ANZ “first home coach” has your back. But... Read more
11d
Canberra Times
ASX 200 Index slips ahead of soft outlook for Wall St; Mayne Pharma surgesThe S&P/ASX 200 Index could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two po
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
The S&P/ASX 200 Index could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two points lower at 5744.3 points as losses from Telstra offset gains for miners and banks. Leading the index was Mayne Pharma, which rallied 13 per cent to 73¢ on the heels of... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
Sentiment about real estate hits 40-year low: Just 1 in 10 see property as best investmentConfidence in Australian real estate has dropped to its weakest level in over 4
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Confidence in Australian real estate has dropped to its weakest level in over 40 years, with just 10.5 per cent of people now seeing property as the wisest place to put savings. Overall consumer sentiment ticked 2.5 per cent higher in September but... Read more
12d
WA Today
ASX 200 Index slips ahead of soft outlook for Wall St; Mayne Pharma surgesThe S&P/ASX 200 Index could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two po
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
The S&P/ASX 200 Index could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two points lower at 5744.3 points as losses from Telstra offset gains for miners and banks. Leading the index was Mayne Pharma, which rallied 13 per cent to 73¢ on the heels of... Read more
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12d
TheBull
Real estate sentiment at 44-year lowThe Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey of consumer sentiment rose by 2.5 per ce
TheBull / Posted 12 days ago
The Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey of consumer sentiment rose by 2.5 per cent to a 4-month high of 97.9 in September. 13.09.2017 04:01 PM Consumer Confidence Consumer confidence: The Westpac/Melbourne... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX 200 Index slips ahead of soft outlook for Wall St; Mayne Pharma surgesThe S&P/ASX 200 Index was could not hold on to early gains and ended the day tw
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The S&P/ASX 200 Index was could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two points lower at 5,744.3 points as losses from Telstra offset gains for miners and banks. Leading the index was Mayne Pharma, which rallied 13 per cent to 73¢ on the... Read more
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12d
The Age
ASX 200 Index slips ahead of soft outlook for Wall St; Mayne Pharma surgesThe S&P/ASX 200 Index was could not hold on to early gains and ended the day tw
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
The S&P/ASX 200 Index was could not hold on to early gains and ended the day two points lower at 5,744.3 points as losses from Telstra offset gains for miners and banks. Leading the index was Mayne Pharma, which rallied 13 per cent to 73¢ on the... Read more
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12d
Sydney Morning Herald
Sentiment about real estate hits 40-year low: Just 1 in 10 see property as best investmentConfidence in Australian real estate has dropped to its weakest level in over 4
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Confidence in Australian real estate has dropped to its weakest level in over 40 years, with just 10.5 per cent of people now seeing property as the wisest place to put savings. Overall consumer sentiment ticked 2.5 per cent higher in September but... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Sentiment towards Australian housing as an investment just hit a 40-year lowMario Tama/Getty Images The Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment ind
Business Insider Australia / Posted 12 days ago
Mario Tama/Getty Images The Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index picked up in August after four straight months of falls, albeit remaining below its long-term average. The headline index rose to 97.9 from 95.5, with a pickup in four... Read more
12d
Business Insider Australia
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morningwhich has noticeably under-performed the market this year. 5. Data today: At 1
Business Insider Australia / Posted 12 days ago
which has noticeably under-performed the market this year. 5. Data today: At 10:30am AEST Australia has the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer confidence index, which is currently on its worst streak since 2008. Later tonight there... Read more
13d
TheBull
Business conditions at 9 1/2 - year highis the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of co
TheBull / Posted 13 days ago
is the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer confidence closely tracks the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes... Read more
13d
TheBull
Consumers spending through gritted teethRising employment and wealth gains from housing are resulting in higher spendin
TheBull / Posted 13 days ago
Rising employment and wealth gains from housing are resulting in higher spending, but it would appear consumers are enduring a shopping spree through gritted teeth. Deloitte Access Economics says retail turnover over the June quarter grew 1.5 per... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Small Australian businesses are optimistic about what the future holdsRichmond Tigers fans are perennial optimists. Photo: Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Ge
Business Insider Australia / Posted 13 days ago
Richmond Tigers fans are perennial optimists. Photo: Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images. Smaller Australian businesses remain optimistic about what the future holds, according to the latest Westpac-Melbourne Institute Small and Medium-sized... Read more
15d
Business Insider Australia
AUSTRALIAN DIARY: Everything you need to know about the week ahead for marketsto the employment report, there’s the NAB business confidence index for August
Business Insider Australia / Posted 15 days ago
to the employment report, there’s the NAB business confidence index for August on Tuesday, followed by the Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment survey on Wednesday. Both indexes will be important in assessing the recent... Read more
20d
TheBull
Record vehicle salescontribution to economic growth. The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer
TheBull / Posted 20 days ago
contribution to economic growth. The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer confidence closely tracks the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes... Read more
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25d
TheBull
Wages key to differing confidence levelsAs economists plough through a raft of economic figures over the next couple of
TheBull / Posted 25 days ago
As economists plough through a raft of economic figures over the next couple of days there is one report that may highlight why there are contrasting moods between consumers and business. The dryly named "Business Indicators" report for the June... Read more
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27d
TheBull
Consumer Confidence Risesis the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of co
TheBull / Posted 27 days ago
is the importance of the economic data? The ANZ/Roy Morgan weekly survey of consumer confidence closely tracks the monthly Westpac/Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes... Read more

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