Cherelle Murphy, Senior Economist at ANZ, believes the spending cuts outlined in Australia's budget will cause a 0.25 to 0.5 percent reduction in gross domestic product.
Innes Willox, CEO at the Australian Industry Group, describes how spending cuts expected in the government's federal budget will impact confidence in the business community.
Steve Ciobo, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Australia, outlines how the government is trying to shift from a consumption short-term budget to an investment budget with a long-term focus.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says Australia's federal budget is unlikely to affect growth and hence, it will have little impact on the currency.
An increase in retirement age and changes to pension access may be the best measures to curb Australia's budget deficit, says John Daley, CEO at Grattan Institute.
To restore its budget to a sustainable surplus, Australia will need to wind back entitlement spending for the next 10 years, says Tony Shepherd, Chair of Australia's National Commission of Audit.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government is expected to unleash a slew of measures to slim down the budget deficit. CNBC's Matthew Taylor tells you what to expect from the federal budget.
Simon Susman, Non-Executive Chairman at Woolworths South Africa, says the company will benefit from greater scale and a common fashion seasonality with the David Jones deal.
Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist for Asia Pacific at Barclays, says the currency still faces severe headwinds from lower commodity prices.
Bernie Brookes, CEO at Myer, says he was "disappointed" with David Jones' acceptance of Woolworths' takeover bid and outlines the retailer's expansion plans moving forward.
If Chinese iron ore demand does dwindle, Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, says Australia is well-positioned to export its iron ore to other developing nations.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group, discusses the risk of strikes at Port Hedland and explains why he's not concerned about price volatility in iron ore.
The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, rejected the idea of a stock market listing, saying people knew enough about the company's dealings.
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday it was now "highly unlikely to find any debris" from the missing Malaysian jet on the ocean surface. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
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Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, discusses whether the currency's sharp drop following weaker-than-expected quarterly inflation data was justified.
Wayne Swan, Former Treasurer & Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, responds to Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey's comments about how Canberra inherited deficits from the previous government.
Wayne Swan, Former Treasurer & Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, says concerns about a China slowdown are just "hype." He thinks a 7 percent growth rate is still good for the global economy.
Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says geopolitical tensions in Ukraine will be discussed at the G-20, but warns that focus will remain on the the global economic recovery.
Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, discusses plans to pursue a free trade agreement with China.