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.
Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, has a message for his G-20 counterparts: Forget protectionism and embrace open markets
Prices of LNG are hovering around 18-year-lows, but the outlook for the industry is still solid, an Australian minister suggests.
Economic growth in France may exceed the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 0.4 percent target this year, finance minister Michel Sapin told CNBC over the weekend.
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Hyundai Motor's current worker strikes is raising alarm bells.
Samsung said it was working with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator to address safety issues related to some of its washing machines.
China said it opposed any country using its own laws for "long-arm jurisdiction," after the U.S. sanctioned a Chinese company.
Japan's unemployment rate is expected to slowly fall below 3 percent which should boost inflation, says Europacifica Consulting's Naomi Fink.
The Australian dollar surprisingly strengthened against the dollar after oil prices jumped on news of an OPEC deal, says Nikko AM's Roger Bridges.
If OPEC manages to ratify the production cut deal, it will add credence to the organization, says Ayer Alliance Securities' Jonathan Barratt.