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.» Read More
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.
Paul Trainor, Head of Investments at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management, analyzes Australia's fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data released on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A surge in investment income was one of the drivers behind Insurance Australia Group's (IAG) strong first-half profits. Mike Wilkins, CEO of IAG, discusses the firm's investment strategy.
Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says Australia will stand to benefit if the G-20 commits to hard targets for stronger growth.
Warwick Every-burns, current CEO of Treasury Wine Estate, responds to news about the firm hiring Michael Clarke, chief executive of British food maker Premier, as its new CEO after a big fall in earnings.
Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Wayne Swan, former Treasurer of Australia, hopes the meeting will materialize policies that will stimulate global economic growth.
Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business of Australia, says its time for the G20 to focus on stability of finance systems, to ensure support for job creation and enterprise growth.
Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Joe Hockey, Australian Treasurer called out to the Fed to consider the wider impacts of its taper plans, particularly on emerging markets.
Peter Coleman, CEO & MD at Woodside Petroleum, says the firm is making progress on changes to its business model and will focus on capital management in the year ahead, after seeing a fall in annual profits.
Charles Leyland, Managing Director at Leyland Private Asset Management says despite Challenger Financial Group's strong result, there is still plenty of growth left in the stock.