• CNBC's Matt Taylor reports Australian authorities have sent search aircraft to an area of the southern Indian Ocean to investigate two objects that could be from the missing Malaysian airline.

  • These 2 factors will weigh on the Aussie     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:47 PM ET

    Sooner-than-expected U.S. rate hikes and weak Chinese data will weigh on the Australian dollar over the next 12 months, says Sam Henderson, CEO of Henderson Maxwell.

  • Iron ore volatility to be short-lived: Fitch     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:22 PM ET

    Vicky Melbourne, Head of Industrials for South-East Asia & Australasia at Fitch Australia, believes iron-ore will head higher in the long-term due to increasing demand.

  • Mild recovery for Australian retailers: Pro     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Scott Maddock, Senior Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management, says the business environment for Australian department stores is improving, but only slightly.

  • When will Australian mining shares bottom out?     Sunday, 16 Mar 2014 | 11:46 PM ET

    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     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 11:46 PM ET

    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     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    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     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    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     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:32 PM ET

    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.

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

  • 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?     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 10:22 PM ET

    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     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    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     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:47 PM ET

    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.

  • Bearish on Australia? Wait a minute...     Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    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 cash rate steady at 2.5%     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    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.

  • RBA to hold cash rates: Moody's Analytics     Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 8:52 PM ET

    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     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 10:23 PM ET

    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.

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