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Businesspeople earn recognition, politicians rank low on the list as Reader’s Digest releases the results of its annual Most Trusted Australians and Most Trusted Professions survey.
For years, politicians in Australia have talked of lowering taxes. Here’s why that doesn’t add up anymore.
Even if the government wants to change the design of the controversial mining tax, it faces the formidable financial resources of companies such as BHP, Rio Tinto and Xstrata.
The debate about whether our politician are biased against women become more complex when we look at the audience of the media commentators.
While retailers and tourism leaders are calling for a rate cut, the RBA will only agree if there is a significant deterioration in the growth outlook.
Rinehart and Swan’s boring joust continues while much bigger issues need attention.
Political self-interest and the upcoming federal election will ensure there won’t be a company tax cut.
A new gold standard is being introduced by the central bankers to substitute bullion for bonds as part of European bailout programs.
The carbon tax may only be two days old, but already business leaders are warning prices will start rising – and they better get used to it.
Mining giant Fortescue has said in a statement to the ASX it will launch a fresh challenge in the High Court over the Federal Government's mining tax.
The Federal Government is set to push ahead with a tax increase on superannuation for high income earners despite experts warning about high costs of collecting the estimated $3500 extra per person.
Queensland coal mining titan Clive Palmer says he will build the Titanic II and intends to challenge Wayne Swan for the federal seat of Lilley.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has increased its global growth forecast for 2012 from 3.3% to 3.5%.
Treasurer Wayne Swan has welcomed the appointment of Korean-American physician Jim Yong Kim as next president of the World Bank.
Late last Friday, as business journalists were heading home for the day, the ANZ released news of its rate rise. Wise or short-sighted strategy?
Opposition finance spokesman Andrew Robb has defended ANZ’s rate rise, while Treasurer Wayne Swan has accused the opposition of favouring the big banks over home-buyers.