July 22, 2009 1
The recession we haven't quite had continues to dominate the Australian economy. Today's Consumer Price Index figures -- just landed -- show the lowest annual inflation rate since late 1999.
July 22, 2009
With economic signals and market sentiment improving, inflation concern is back. It's why today's consumer price index (CPI) data is getting so much attention, says Malcolm Maiden.
April 22, 2009
The RBA is looking at growth, demand levels and unemployment as it approaches rate changes in May, with inflation on the backburner.
April 21, 2009
The Reserve Bank has confirmed that it has lowered its economic forecasts confirming earlier signals.
January 28, 2009 1
Consumer price inflation fell to an 11-year low in the December quarter, heaping pressure on the Reserve Bank to slash rates next week, writes Glenn Dyer.
February 21, 2008
The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.
January 23, 2008
Given that the RBA has already acknowledged that inflation will rise above 3% for some time during this year before easing, the volatility in stockmarkets and the uncertainty it is generating may allow the bank to leave the cash rate unchanged on February 5, reports Glenn Dyer.
January 18, 2008
With the US slowing to the point of recession, what's the outlook for the rest of the world? Glenn Dyer writes.
January 17, 2008
If there wasn't a looming recession in the US, market analysts, economists and other urgers would be baying for the Fed to lift rates after the country's consumer price index produced the biggest annual rise in inflation for 17 years, writes Glenn Dyer.
January 16, 2008 1
If the United States economy isn't in recession, it’s because of a statistical oddity driven by the still booming export sector, writes Glenn Dyer.