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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.
Jennifer Westacott, CEO Of Business Council of Australia (BCA), wants the government to outline a clear savings strategy and a narrative on the future of Australia's economy.
Australia's budget will be about propping up sub-par economic growth amid weak commodity prices rather than the traditional fiscal discipline, analysts say.
Phil O'Donaghoe, senior economist at Deutsche Bank, says the federal budget could see a deficit of 37 billion Australian dollars and expects Australia to only return to surplus in 2023 or 2024.
Australia will deliver its 2015-16 budget late Tuesday, with the Abbott government hoping it makes the grade after last year's spending cuts were not well received. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.
While there's a risk that the yuan could be weakened to support the economy, China still prefers interest rate and RRR cuts for now, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.
Behind blossoming flowers and fields of fruit lurk a hungry threat that has crawled and eaten its way through much of the U.S.
China's exports and imports tumbled in April, dashing hopes of a seasonal rebound and underscoring concerns over the spotty trade picture in the world's second biggest economy.
Saktiandi Supaat, head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank, expects the Aussie dollar to rise to the resistance level of $0.8265 next week, but he remains bearish on the currency in the long run.