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The dominant story of the election is weak household income

The dominant story of the election is weak household income

The only economic issue in the coming election should be household income and how wages policy can lift it.

What the Reserve Bank did — and didn’t — say about climate change

What the Reserve Bank did — and didn’t — say about climate change

The Reserve Bank has confirmed that banks, business and investors must think about the economic impacts of climate change — and that is what it is doing in its monetary policy decisions.

‘Rate cut looms’? The RBA starts to shift ground on interest rates.

‘Rate cut looms’? The RBA starts to shift ground on interest rates.

The Reserve Bank has flagged it is already thinking about cutting, rather than raising, interest rates — a key observation in the wake of a significant reappraisal of our current economic performance.

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

Australian manufacturing isn't as dead as some make out. And so what if it is?

Reserve Bank trolls excitable markets over interest rates

Reserve Bank trolls excitable markets over interest rates

Febrile markets have misjudged the Reserve Bank's monetary policy priorities, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Business bites: RBA OK

Business bites: RBA OK

Morrison made a good move on Glenn Stevens' replacement.

Reserve Bank will sit on its hands as economy chugs along

Reserve Bank will sit on its hands as economy chugs along

According to the tone of two speeches by RBA officials today, the central bank is happy to keep the cash rate at 3% for the foreseeable future.

Is another dollar-induced, Italian-inspired rate cut coming?

Is another dollar-induced, Italian-inspired rate cut coming?

The Reserve Bank has flagged that there may be further interest rate cuts in response to the strong dollar. In the strongest possible terms, report Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

Across the globe, forecasters fire up the crystal balls

Across the globe, forecasters fire up the crystal balls

Forecasters the world over are polishing their crystal balls to decide how much they downgrade their economic forecasts, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane

Avoid interviews that can be edited

Avoid interviews that can be edited

When I advised politicians there was always one no-no when it came to interviews.