budget impacts on investors

Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison’s 2017 budget was one of the most keenly anticipated in recent history, as the federal government faces a number of challenges ahead. Education funding, company tax cuts, funding an East Coast inland rail line and a second international airport in Sydney, as well as tackling the growing housing affordability issue all…

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Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.0 per cent. The global economy is expanding at a moderate pace, but some key commodity prices are much lower than a year ago. Much of this trend appears to reflect increased supply,…

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Aussies Still Anxious about Their Financial Future amongst Growing Positive Trends According to conventional wisdom, the New Year, 2015 started off on a positive note for households, as oil prices have continued to decline and the Reserve Bank of Australia has announced its long awaited rate cut, alleviating some of the inflationary pressures. However, according to…

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