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Protester shot as Hong Kong violence escalates

Protester shot as Hong Kong violence escalates

Good morning, early birds. Protests in Hong Kong have escalated dramatically as police shoot a protester, and Scott Morrison fields some difficult questions about recent requests from Donald Trump. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Time to face the music on the economy

Time to face the music on the economy

Crikey readers on the interest rates, the surplus and conservatives' rage at teen climate activists.

It’s crunch time for the Australian economy

It’s crunch time for the Australian economy

How would you feel if the Reserve Bank threw open the window and starting dumping cash on the street? It might be their only option if interest rate cuts can't boost the Australian economy.

Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

When will Australia's rate-cutting frenzy end? It all depends on this week's jobs figures.

Why are your wages going nowhere? The Reserve Bank has no idea.

Why are your wages going nowhere? The Reserve Bank has no idea.

If we don’t know the cause of low wages growth, how on earth are we going to fix it?

RBA faces parliamentary grilling

RBA faces parliamentary grilling

Good morning, early birds. RBA governor Philip Lowe will face questions over the bank's monetary policy, and One Nation's Mark Latham releases an 'information pack' on trans students. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

A controversial point about whether audiences "hate" contemporary operas has opened the door to bigger questions on how success is calculated.

RBA urges government to boost economy

RBA urges government to boost economy

Good morning, early birds. The Reserve Bank has called on the government to boost the struggling economy, and Labor is pursuing Senate amendments to the Coalition's tax cuts after supporting them in the lower house. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

What does the economic slowdown say about the RBA?

What does the economic slowdown say about the RBA?

Crikey readers discuss the Reserve Bank's interest rate cuts and Australia's productivity stagnation.

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

The RBA has been watching Trump’s trade war threats for some time. Will his recent comments affect today's decision?