Matthew Taylor is CNBC's Australian Reporter providing live, up-to-the-minute updates on breaking business and financial stories from our Australian bureau. Based in Sydney, Taylor provides market reports into CNBC's morning programs including Squawk Box Asia.
He has over a decade of experience in broadcast journalism and during his tenure at CNBC has covered some of the biggest news stories to break in Australia including the Sydney siege, leadership spills and political turmoil from the nation's capital and interviewed key players during Australia's presidency of the G20 summit.
Taylor regularly interviews Australia's leading executives, politicians and global decision makers including IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, past and present Australian Treasurers and Finance Ministers as well as New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key.
Prior to CNBC, Taylor worked at Australia's Network Ten and started his career with well known Australian financial journalist David Koch and his company Palamedia, providing business news content to Sky News and the Seven Network Australia.
Taylor has a Bachelor of Media degree from Sydney's Macquarie University and is a keen swimmer.
The Australian Securities Exchange tells CNBC it's looking to snare more international listings, as the initial public offering market slows domestically.
Australia announced a six basis-point levy on the deposits of the country's five biggest banks in its annual budget with Treasurer Scott Morrison saying the move is to shore up federal revenues.
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Qantas has flicked the switch on its domestic inflight Wi-Fi offering.
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Donghyun Park, principal economist at the ADB, says authorities have introduced various deleveraging measures.
Regulation will eventually come to the cryptocurrency space, even though they're unlikely to be comprehensive, says Jake Brukhman, CoinFund.
Peter Dragicevich, Nomura, says the Bank of England will raise interest rates in August as a way of removing some of the stimulus it enacted post-Brexit.