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.
Virgin's Branson has sharply criticized some Trump policies, calling them unhealthy and dangerous, and didn't spare the lash on Brexit.
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.
Demand for iron ore still looks positive in China as the world's second largest economy continues to develop, said Fortescue Metals CEO, Nev Power.
Qantas has flicked the switch on its domestic inflight Wi-Fi offering.
Global wellness tourism has outpaced the growth in the travel sector in recent years.
Wellness tourism has jumped 14-percent between 2013 and 2015, according to The Wellness Institute.
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.
Wall Street gained and the dollar found some reprieve overnight as risk aversion faded ahead of the Asian trading session.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday welcomed what he called the restraint North Korea has shown recently.
A Chinese embassy spokesman said the U.S. should "immediately correct its mistake" of imposing sanctions on China.
Capital control regulations in China will result in greater discipline among Chinese acquirers over the long run, says Harsha Basnayake of EY.
China's Great Wall Motor has confirmed its interest in Fiat Chrysler. It remains to be seen what's left of FCA if it spins off Jeep, says Bill Russo of Gao Feng Advisory Co.
Trump's speech showed that the president was putting pressure on stakeholders to do more, says Ross Darrell Feingold of Republicans Abroad Asia.