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MARCUS PADLEY | ECONOMY | UNLOCK?

Morning Market Report

Markets are shaky across Europe, as the Ukraine crisis continues to escalate.

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Morning Market Report

Good news for TPG shareholders, courtesy of the NBN.

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Morning Market Report

The dollar finished slightly weaker, while local markets stayed stable.

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GILES PARKINSON | ECONOMY | 14

IPCC puts more heat on Abbott’s anti-science climate policies

The IPCC says action on climate change is urgent but affordable. The Abbott government says it will “wait and see”, all the while dismantling the mechanisms that could achieve higher targets.

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Morning Market Report

Markets stayed steady despite disappointing forecasts for Coca Cola and the Ten Network.

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ECONOMY | 4 UNLOCK?

Strong economic data, but will the RBA take away the punch bowl?

Fresh data shows that monthly volatility aside, the labour market is performing much more strongly than in 2013 — good news for Joe Hockey despite his gloomy forecasts, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

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Morning Market Report

A strong day on local markets, buoyed by news of a David Jones takeover.

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Morning Market Report

Results season wasn’t one to look forward to for companies outside the banking and mining sectors.

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BERNARD KEANE | ECONOMY | 17

Sorry, but free trade agreements are duds, no matter how ‘nuanced’

Bilateral free trade agreements like the one negotiated with Japan deliver few benefits. The only worthwhile trade reform is unilateral tariff reductions. Don’t hold your breath for that.

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ECONOMY | 2 UNLOCK?

‘Free trade’ with Japan: not much to crow about for farmers, exporters

The free trade agreement with Japan is an innocuous win for Tony Abbott that won’t help farmers and other exporters all that much, writes Leith van Onselen of MacroBusiness.

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Morning Market Report

Markets remain steady worldwide.

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GLENN DYER | ECONOMY | UNLOCK?

APRA, Treasury remain unenthused about the Murray financial inquiry

The financial services regulator APRA is unenthusiastic about the financial services inquiry, but has used it to complain about its resourcing.

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Morning Market Report

A bit of an unsteady day on worldwide markets following employment reports.

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BERNARD KEANE | ECONOMY | UNLOCK?

RBA unlikely to be popular at David Murray’s financial inquiry

The RBA’s views on a range of issues are unlikely to be welcome at David Murray’s financial services inquiry. But they’re backed by a key super sector, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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ECONOMY | 8 UNLOCK?

It’s not all about GST: why land tax should be on Hockey’s agenda

Most economists agree that indirect taxes are the future. But while GST gets all the political oxygen, it’s land tax where the real opportunity lies, writes economist and journalist Jason Murphy.

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Morning Market Report

A quiet day on local markets, as US data trickles through.

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ECONOMY | 18 UNLOCK?

Parkinson leaves the rich out of talk of fiscal sustainability

A debate about the sustainability of our tax system should start with fixing existing taxes before we increase them or create new ones, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

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Morning Market Report

A big day for overseas markets, particularly in the UK.

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ECONOMY | 50

Fiscal fools: give us a break on the budget BS, Joe

Joe Hockey’s pre-budget spinning has veered into outright falsehoods as he attempts to claim Labor has boobytrapped the budget. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer report.

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CRIKEY INTERN | ECONOMY | 3

How bitcoin is transitioning from nerdy quirk to big business

When businesspeople start taking the cryptocurrency seriously, it’s time to pay attention. Crikey intern Ania Dutka meets the people who are staking their future on a shadowy digital currency.

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Morning Market Report

Local market finished slightly down, in contrast to international markets.

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DAVID LLEWELLYN-SMITH | ECONOMY | 2

The new challenges facing the RBA (and why Stevens’ legacy is at risk)

When historians look back on this period of Australian economic history, how will they judge Glenn Stevens and the RBA in the post-GFC years?

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Morning Market Report

An interesting week ahead for the markets thanks to news from China, the US and the RBA.

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ECONOMY | 9

Tony ‘moral and correct’ Shepherd’s parting shot from BCA

Tony Shepherd has left the Business Council demanding Labor “be held to account” for its fiscal decisions. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer wonder which decision those might be.

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Morning Market Report

Markets stay stable in the face of mixed economic data from the US.

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