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  • Why the Woolworths CEO exit was expected Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 11:09 PM ET
    Why the Woolworths CEO exit was expected

    Gareth James, Senior Equities Analyst at Morningstar, says he expected the CEO departure as the business has been under pressure for a while.

  • Graphene: The key to the next industrial revolution? Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 11:44 PM ET
    Graphene: The key to the next industrial revolution?

    Christopher Darby, managing director and CEO of Valence, introduces the properties of graphene which will be a fundamental material for the next generation of electronics.

  • After Berkshire deal, is it time to buy IAG? Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 11:10 PM ET
    After Berkshire deal, is it time to buy IAG?

    David Ellis, head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, explains why he has a 'hold' rating on IAG's stock even though the deal with Berkshire Hathaway will likely result in more sustainable earnings.

  • What Canberra can do to complement RBA easing Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    What Canberra can do to complement RBA easing

    Ivan Colhoun, chief economist, Markets at National Australia Bank, says more infrastructure spending can help Australia's economic transition.

  • Bubbly, anyone? The Sydney property debate Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 8:28 PM ET

    Sydney home prices may have surged, but even Australia's top policy makers can't agree on whether the market is a bubble.

  • Jobs data show Australia economy on track: HSBC Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 9:36 PM ET
    Jobs data show Australia economy on track: HSBC

    Thursday's jobs data indicated that the peak in unemployment in Australia has probably passed, says Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC.

  • Fashion 21 opens flagship store in Sydney Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 8:31 PM ET
    Fashion 21 opens flagship store in Sydney

    Don Chang, CEO of Forever 21, says Australia is one of the company's favorite Asian markets and explains why he isn't worried about recent weakness in the country's consumer spending.

  • RBA governor Stevens may jawbone the currency: Pro Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    RBA governor Stevens may jawbone the currency: Pro

    As another rate cut may worsen Sydney's housing bubble, RBA governor Glenn Stevens may try to jawbone the Aussie dollar at his speech on Wednesday, says Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management.

  • Russia and Qatar could lose FIFA World Cup Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 11:05 AM ET
    A FIFA logo sits on the rooftop at the FIFA headquarters on June 3, 2015 in Zurich.

    Russia and Qatar, hosts of the next two soccer World Cup tournaments, could lose the right to hold the games if evidence of bribery emerges.

  • Aussie bond investors, time to consider XTBs? Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 10:35 PM ET
    Aussie bond investors, time to consider XTBs?

    Richard Murphy, co-founder & CEO at Australian Corporate Bond Company, introduces the exchange-traded bond units (XTBs) which allow mom-and-pop investors to buy units in a trust representing ASX 50 companies' wholesale bonds.

  • Why Australia's GDP is 'dangerous' for stocks Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 8:17 PM ET
    Why Australia's GDP is 'dangerous' for stocks

    Apart from keeping the central bank on hold, the surprisingly upbeat first-quarter GDP print will do little to boost domestic consumption, says David Solusky, head of investment strategy at UBS Wealth Management Australia.

  • OCBC remains 'cautious' on Aussie dollar Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    OCBC remains 'cautious' on Aussie dollar

    Vasu Menon, vice president, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, says factors such as a stronger U.S. dollar and a slowdown in China will weigh on the Australian dollar.

  • Australia's Q1 GDP is a 'false read'? Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 10:36 PM ET
    Australia's Q1 GDP is a 'false read'?

    Sean Fenton, portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, explains why he remains cautious on Australia despite an upbeat gross domestic product for the first quarter.

  • Australia's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter, but analysts were concerned about the quality of the data.

  • Hockey: Australia Q1 GDP is a 'good, solid result' Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 10:15 PM ET
    Hockey: Australia Q1 GDP is a 'good, solid result'

    Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says the first-quarter gross domestic product confirms the presence of a "strong, broad-based momentum in the Australian economy."

  • Here's the downside to Australia's Q1 GDP Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 9:32 PM ET
    Here's the downside to Australia's Q1 GDP

    David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares, says the quality of Australia's first-quarter gross domestic product isn't "fantastic" as consumer spending remained soft.

  • Australian dollar climbs despite RBA holding rates Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:38 AM ET

    The RBA kept interest rates steady at a record low 2.0 percent, in line with expectations, but the Australian dollar still pushed higher.

  • RBA is having some 'communication issues': Pro Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    RBA is having some 'communication issues': Pro

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, discusses the jump in the Australian dollar following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to stand pat on monetary policy Tuesday.

  • RBA's policy decision due: What to expect Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    RBA's policy decision due: What to expect

    Annette Beacher, head of Economic Research at TD Securities and David Walker, senior analyst at StocksInValue.com.au, discuss their expectations for the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy decision and outline trading strategies.

  • Why RBA won't go for a back-to-back rate cut Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Why RBA won't opt for a back-to-back rate cut

    Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan, says nothing has "materially happened" since the Reserve Bank of Australia's May meeting to bolster the case for another rate cut.