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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?

Employers need to change the way they think about wages

Employers need to change the way they think about wages

Crikey readers respond to the Reserve Bank's latest thoughts on wage stagnation, and the Voice to Parliament.

Talk about recession can become a self-fulfilling prophecy

Talk about recession can become a self-fulfilling prophecy

The problem with using the r-word, is that it can spook consumers, who are already closing their wallets because of stagnant wages.

RBA welcomes women to the top jobs

RBA welcomes women to the top jobs

The move to promote Luci Ellis to the position of assistant governor (economic), has made her the first woman to become what is effectively the central bank’s chief economist.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Printers refuse to print homophobia ... Hazelwood closure surprises everyone ... streakers beware ...

Economists join the war on cash

Economists join the war on cash

For decades, economists have pondered the seemingly impossible benefits of negative interest rates. With the rise of the cashless society, the dream is looking more and more possible.

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.