Jonathan Pain, author of The Pain Report, explains why Australia could slide into a recession in the next 12 months.» Read More
A Chinese billionaire spent the most money ever for a home in Australia, without ever even seeing it.
John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, wore a Wallabies jersey after losing a wager to CNBC's Oriel Morrison on the outcome of All Blacks' 19-27 loss to Australia over the weekend.
Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac, says the U.S. dollar lost some of its value against most of the major currencies on Friday because July's jobs report wasn't a gamechanger.
Mike Hirst, managing director at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, attributes the 4-basis-point fall in the bank's net interest margins to the competitive low interest rate environment in Australia.
Magnus Nicolin, CEO at Ansell, discusses the company's warning on how volatile exchange rates could take a toll on its revenue in the year ahead.
Australian banks and miners will be the losers in this corporate reporting season, says Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool.
With the cash rate sitting at a record low of 2 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia needs "solid evidence" for further easing, says Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
As the sun goes down, delegates attending the Diggers and Dealers mining forum flock to the local pubs. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more from Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Dan Lougher, MD & CEO of Western Areas, says the firm rolled out cost-cutting measures to combat falling commodity prices, while a weaker Aussie dollar is working in the company's favor.
Raleigh Finlayson, managing director at Saracen Mineral Holdings, says factors such as a weaker Australian dollar have cushioned the impact of falling gold prices.
Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, says Tuesday's retail sales and trade data are headed in the right direction hence the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely leave interest rates on hold.
Despite the recent decline in the price of zinc, Heron Resources remains positive on the commodity's supply and demand fundamentals, says managing director & CEO Wayne Taylor.
While declining gold prices will inevitably hurt revenue, gold miners are getting help from falling local currencies and oil costs, says Greg Foulis, CEO of Kingsgate Consolidated.
Matthew Hegarty, senior analyst at Antipodes Global Investment Partners, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) sees no incentive to lower interest rates on the back of a weaker Aussie dollar.
Ian Murray, executive chairman at Gold Road Resources, says some miners are "making good money" from the current gold price in Australian dollars. He later introduces the company's latest discovery: the Gruyere deposit.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to keep interest rates steady following the recent fall in the Australian dollar.
Peter Bradford, managing director & CEO at Independence Group, says the company acquired Sirius Resources so as to strengthen its development pipeline and future cash flow.
Mark Bennett, managing director at Sirius Resources, discusses the company's merger with Independence Group.
Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council and the former assistant to the President for Economic Policy, discusses Australia's outlook amid a China-led downturn in the commodity industry.
Asian central bank decisions are in the spotlight as policymakers debate the best course of action amid expectations of a Fed hike in September.