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Morrison wants to legalise religious discrimination

Morrison wants to legalise religious discrimination

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister says he would like religious schools to be able to hire and fire staff according to their personal beliefs. Plus, Ray Hadley says sorry. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Changing how CPI is measured won’t help inflation

Changing how CPI is measured won’t help inflation

The ABS is changing the way it measures inflation and the results might disappoint inflation hawks, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Wages are stagnant! Woohoo! ... who hasn't been stitched up by their mum? ... Adani's coal-free PR ...

No, the RBA is not going to cut rates on Cup Day

No, the RBA is not going to cut rates on Cup Day

New inflation data shows a small rise in prices, but it's mostly down to the weather.

Governments may be the chief reason why ‘rate cut looms’

Governments may be the chief reason why ‘rate cut looms’

Australia may soon face a monetary policy challenge other countries are dealing with of very low interest rates -- the product of an economy where pricing pressure is coming from governments, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

CPI: odds on a rate cut strengthen off tepid inflation

CPI: odds on a rate cut strengthen off tepid inflation

A low Consumer Price Index result suggests the Reserve Bank might cut interest rates again but it will be looking at underlying measures, not the headline rate, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Business bites: Bank of Japan … budget plan … hush, squawking clan …

Business bites: Bank of Japan … budget plan … hush, squawking clan …

International reserve banks set to move. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: reality bites … pension fund fight … future not so bright …

Business bites: reality bites … pension fund fight … future not so bright …

Tech stocks cop a hiding. And other business tidbits of the day.

Fruit prices up, veggies down, with no inflationary worries

Fruit prices up, veggies down, with no inflationary worries

The Bureau of Statistics said the most significant price rises this quarter were in international holiday travel and accommodation, property rates and charges and fruit.

Stronger CPI result suggests real wage drop

Stronger CPI result suggests real wage drop

A slightly stronger CPI result won't trouble the Reserve Bank but means workers are continuing to look at declining real wages, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.