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  • More pain in store for iron ore?   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 10:35 PM ET
    More pain in store for iron ore?

    Mike Harrowell, director, Resources Research at BBY, expects the decline in iron ore prices to continue until mid-2015, with new supply of the steel-making ore due in June.

  • Australia property still attractive: Pro   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 10:31 PM ET
    Australia property still attractive: Pro

    Andrew Hay, global head of residential division at Knight Frank, says Australia remains an attractive property market due to factors like stability and transparency.

  • Are floodgates about to open for Australia M&A? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:38 AM ET

    Shell's takeover bid for BG may be a harbinger of more deals for Australia's resources sector, which has taken a body blow from low commodity prices.

  • Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia

    Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, says Shell¿s $70 billion takeover bid for BG Group could strengthen Australia's gas market.

  • Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:20 AM ET
    Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?

    Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com, explains why the New Zealand dollar will move past parity against the Australian dollar "sooner rather than later."

  • After RBA holds fire, is a May rate cut a given now?

    Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, discusses whether the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will move to cut interest rates next month.

  • RBA stands pat on interest rates   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    RBA stands pat on interest rates

    Tony Farnham, economist & Analyst at Patersons Securities, says the Australian central bank is likely monitoring Sydney's red-hot property market and discusses the odds of further easing next month.

  • More downside in store for iron ore prices: Pro   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    More downside in store for iron ore prices: Pro

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, says prices of the steel-making raw material could continue to fall due to strong supply and flagging demand.

  • What the RBA should be doing now   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:47 PM ET
    What the RBA should be doing now

    Amid falling iron ore prices, the Reserve Bank of Australia should cut interest rates now as the policy move will need months to take effect, says Warren Hogan, chief economist at ANZ.

  • Will RBA cut rates now or wait until May?   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 8:34 PM ET
    Will RBA cut rates now or wait until May?

    Scott Haslem, chief economist at UBS Australia, weighs the possibility of the Reserve Bank of Australia following through with a second interest rate cut on Tuesday.

  • RBA not in a rush to cut rates: CommSec   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    RBA not in a rush to cut rates: CommSec

    Craig James, chief economist at CommSec, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is more likely to opt for an interest rate cut in May.

  • Santa Barbara's drought plan: Tap the Pacific Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    Santa Barbara, California

    Faced with California’s worsening drought and shrinking local water supplies, Santa Barbara is looking to the sea for salvation.

  • Decision due on Bali Nine execution appeal   Sunday, 5 Apr 2015 | 8:48 PM ET
    Decision due on Bali Nine execution appeal

    An Indonesian court hearing the appeals of two Australian death row convicts will announce a verdict Monday. Debnath Guharoy, president of the Australia-Indonesia Business Council, discusses.

  • Second rate cut by RBA is baked in: Expert   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Second rate cut by RBA is baked in: Expert

    Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management, discusses the possibility of another interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia next Tuesday.

  • Iron ore prices in free fall   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:45 PM ET
    Iron ore prices in free fall

    Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices could fall further, with Australia's Fortescue Metals looking precarious at this stage.

  • Shorten: China-Australia trade pact is positive   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:39 PM ET
    Shorten: China-Australia trade pact is positive

    Bill Shorten, opposition leader in Australia, says the free trade deal presents opportunities in sectors like services. He also discusses Australia's participation in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • Surprising book that's shot up to No. 1 on Amazon Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    An undated handout photo of illustrations by Johanna Basford, a Scottish illustrator who has sold more than 1.4 million copies of her coloring book for adults, “Secret Garden.”

    A coloring book for adults has attracted a loyal following, reports the New York Times.

  • Mining heiress criticizes government regulations   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:47 PM ET
    Mining heiress criticizes government regulations

    Speaking at the Mines and Money conference in Hong Kong, Gina Rinehart urged governments to reduce red tape on mining projects.

  • Factors driving Australian real-estate   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:20 AM ET
    Factors driving Australian real-estate

    Ashley Krongold, CEO of Krongold Group, describes the impact of foreign money on luxury property.

  • Australia trade minister: Less optimistic on TPP   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 8:30 PM ET

    Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, expresses uncertainty over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal as it faces stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress.