Important data released this week will give us an idea of how the economy fared in 2018 — and enable us to assess the government's claims to economic competence ahead of the election.
The ABS is moving to revise how we understand productivity in one crucial industry, illustrating how complex this important debate really is, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
After a series of soft economic reports, yesterday's investment figures were better than expected. Next week should leave us much better informed about how the economy is going, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
Today's GDP data doesn't shed much light on how the economy is currently travelling, but it suggests we entered 2012-13 with considerable momentum, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
July retail sales data shows department stores and clothing still doing it tough.