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  • When will Australian mining shares bottom out?

    Michael Gable, Managing Director at Fairmont Equities, says Australian mining stocks are likely to head further south in the short-term.

  • China economy key to commodity stock rebound

    Australia's commodity stocks will start to rebound if China sees a pick up in economic activity in coming months, says Malcolm Wood, Head of Investment Strategy at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

  • Why Australia's jobs data may be unreliable

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB, says Australia's February jobs numbers is 'extremely unreliable', due to a small sample size.

  • Hochtief cements grip on Leighton Holdings

    Germany's Hochtief further cemented its grip on Australia's Leighton Holdings on Thursday, as the latter's chief executive officer and chief financial officer resigned. Peter Esho, Chief Market Analyst at Invast Financial Services, discusses the day's events and Leighton's future outlook.

  • Examining Australian shares' fall on Wednesday

    Ben Clark, Portfolio Manager at TMS Capital, discusses the jitters felt across Australian equity market on Wednesday, underpinned by a drastic fall in commodity prices and a weak consumer sentiment report.

  • Should you be worried about Australia's resource stocks?

    Dale Gillham, Chief Market Analyst at Wealth Within, explains why weakness in the majority of Australia's resource shares is 'not a big issue.'

  • Investing in a fully valued market

    David Walker, Senior Equities Analyst at StocksInValue, explains why Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 index failed to get any boost from recent raft of positive economic data.

  • Is Australia's economy gaining momentum?

    Savanth Sebastian, Equities Economist at CommSec, discusses Australia's recent raft of good economic data, from Wednesday's strong gross domestic product (GDP) to Thursday's retail sales.

  • Sell Australian dollar after this rally: ANZ

    The Australian dollar is on a rally against the greenback on Thursday. However, Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, says in the medium term, the Aussie will likely hit $0.84 by the year-end.

  • Examining Australia's Q4 GDP

    Paul Trainor, Head of Investments at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management, analyzes Australia's fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data released on Wednesday.

  • Aus GDP was 'mildly encouraging': Rabobank

    While Australia's fourth quarter GDP exceeded expectations, Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, explains why the coast is not yet clear for the economy.

  • Bearish on Australia? Wait a minute...

    With latest news from China's National People's Congress setting a growth target of 7.5 percent, Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says bearish sentiment saying that Australia will be impacted by a slower China growth, simply don't have a case.

  • RBA holds interest rate on March policy meeting

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors and Campbell Dawson, Director at Elstree Investment Management, discuss the Australian central bank's decision to hold the cash rate steady.

  • How the change in Sales Act will help Qantas

    Steve Ciobo, Parliamentary Secretary to the Australian Treasurer, says the Australian government is attempting to level the playing field for its struggling flag carrier Qantas, by amending the Sales Act.

  • RBA to hold cash rates at 2.5%: Moody's

    Ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) meeting on Tuesday, Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics, explains why the central bank is likely to maintain its stance on monetary policy.

  • A look at Australia's aviation sector

    Fall in earnings in both Australian airlines Qantas and Virgin reveal challenges in the country's aviation sector, says Oliver Lamb, Managing Director at Pacific Aviation Consulting.

  • Seven CEO: 'We are happy with H1 results'

    While a downturn in the mining sector and industrial services weighed on its earnings, Don Voelte, CEO of Seven Group Holdings says he is still happy with the firm's first-half results.

  • Aus Trade Min: We are 'attractive' for investments

    Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, comments on recent declines in the Chinese yuan and how trends in the Aussie is making Australia an attractive place to invest in.

  • Aus Trade Min: 'TPP deal making progress'

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal is 80 percent completed, says Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, adding that current negotiations on market access issues have made progress.

  • Evolution Mining: Net profit still solid

    Jake Klein, Chairman of Evolution Mining, discusses the firm's first-half profit results which saw a 13 percent drop, thanks to slumping gold prices last year.