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Mongolia and Rio Tinto have reached an agreement paving the way for work to resume on a stalled $5 billion underground copper mine.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left open the possibility it might cut interest rates further, minutes from its May 5 meeting showed, triggering a slump in the Australian dollar on Tuesday.
Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, explains why shares of South32 look interesting at current prices.
Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says investors may be "rewarded quite nicely" with South32, which is a diverse company that has a well-structured balance sheet.
Mark Taylor, senior resources analyst at Morningstar, expects a positive open for BHP Billiton's new entity South32 when it makes its market debut in Australia on Monday.
Although the White House won a minor victory on Wednesday, Obama's push for trade fast-track is just the beginning of the battle.
Having a hard time breaking up with someone? This Australian company can help.
The 2015 budget includes short-term measures that will act together with monetary policy, along with long-term plans that will drive the economy, says Savanth Sebastian, equities economist at CommSec.
Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management, explains whether Australian retailers are a buy after the release of the 2015 federal budget.
The tax breaks offered to Australia's small business owners spell good news for the economy, says John Flavell, CEO of Mortgage Choice.
Mathias Cormann, finance minister of Australia, says the country is on a "credible path back to surplus" and explains why comments about the budget being "classic-Labor style" are ridiculous.
Wayne Swan, former deputy prime minister of Australia, says treasurer Joe Hockey's "fear mongering" over Australia's budget deficit is motivated by a political strategy.
Wayne Swan, former deputy prime minister of Australia, says the 2015 budget, characterized by higher spending, was a move to avert a crisis that the Abbott government created with last year's tough budget.
The federal budget failed to meet the government's target of bringing down the budget deficit and lacks a long-term plan for jobs growth, says Chris Bowen, Shadow Treasurer of Australia.
Peter Chen, lecturer in Politics & Public Policy at Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, explains why Australia's 2015 budget is a "political budget."
Australia unveiled its federal budget late Tuesday, delivering tax breaks for small businesses while pledging to return to surplus. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.
Australia's conservative government delivered budget proposals that were light on radical reform but heavy on pledges to return to surplus.
Innes Willox, CEO of AI Group, outlines his expectations for the federal budget due Tuesday, such as "modest stimulus" for the business community.
Kate Carnell, CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), says businesses are looking out for a "sustainable, believable long-term plan" to bring Australia's budget back to surplus.
Apart from neglecting bigger challenges like innovation, the Abbott government has not lived up to its own rhetoric of bringing down the budget deficit, says Andrew Leigh, shadow assistant treasurer of Australia.