The Reserve Bank of Australia is all-but-certain to raise interest rates on Tuesday to slow accelerating inflation, piling pressure on consumers who are among the most indebted in the world.
COVID-induced changes to payment preferences have made a lasting impact, with new data showing digital payments have skyrocketed and cash-use diminished.
Australians who catch Covid-19 and need to miss work are no longer eligible for financial support from the federal government.
CommSec is tipping the Australian sharemarket to bounce back in 2022-23 after losing 10 per cent over the past year.
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Westpac is defending a decision to close 24 bank branches across Australia, including many in regional areas.
Under a major change, up to $14b will be spent on helping small and medium businesses struggling with mounting costs to bounce back from Covid-19.
Homes in Australia’s capital cities are continuing to decrease in value amid the nation’s widespread economic crisis.
Fresh data has revealed just how desperate businesses are to fill vacant positions.
Changes are coming for people receiving Centrelink payments with a raft of new rules. Here’s what you need to know for the new financial year.
Australia’s biggest bank has announced a huge hike to one of its interest rates, spelling plenty of pain for borrowers.
Millions of Australians are in line for a pay increase from Friday. Here’s which occupations will be hit with the rise.
An energy provider has been struck with a record penalty for showing “complete disregard” to customers experiencing financial hardship.
The latest census data has revealed a key insight into young people and how they have been living.
An embattled casino has hired a new CEO with a big pay packet, even as it faces an uncertain future.
Australian retail sales have defied market expectations amid tough economic conditions, but it isn’t all good news.
World bankers this month laughed at RBA governor Phillip Lowe during a financial forum in Switzerland. Here’s why.
While many markets are struggling during the country’s economic crisis, one classic investment is proving fruitful for Aussies.
Grim data has revealed the Australian state with the widest pay gap between men and women — and there’s one main reason why.
A food and grocery wholesaler supplying thousands of stores, including IGA, says about 60 per cent of its suppliers have sought price hikes.
Sales of this item have skyrocketed in the past month as fed-up Aussies start to take matters into their own hands.
A Victorian whisky distillery has become the first Australian spirit producer to be crowned the best in the world.
Skyrocketing used-car prices could continue to hit Aussies in the hip pocket for a long time to come, pundits say.
The disruption at Australian airports is set to continue as the winter school holiday rush sets in.
Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has poured cold water on the prospect of a 0.75 per cent jump in interest rates next month – saying increases would be conducted in quarter or half-point increments.
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