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Business

Australian Business Innovation Index 2018

Business

We shine a light on the ongoing innovation efforts of Australian business.

Agribusiness
20 Sep 2018

The good oil: the beliefs behind an Australian success story

Agribusiness

How a nurse and surgeon husband set out to lower the world’s cholesterol levels, one bottle of olive oil at a time.

Economic commentary
21 Sep 2018

US China Tariffs Update – September 2018

Economic commentary

Recent tariff announcements are a modest negative for growth in US and China although Chinese policy will look to offset the impact.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Our wellbeing is up, but Australia lags behind the UK and we’re still time poor with some of us willing to pay up to $131 for an extra hour in our day.

The pound took a hit on Friday. Ray Attrill discusses whether we can expect it to sink further this week, and what that could mean for the Aussie dollar, which also fell slightly at the end of last week.

Recent tariff announcements are a modest negative for growth in US and China although Chinese policy will look to offset the impact.

The US dollar is down this morning even though equities are at record highs.

How a nurse and surgeon husband set out to lower the world’s cholesterol levels, one bottle of olive oil at a time.

The NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index gained 1.1% in August on a month-on-month basis, following a gain of 0.7% (revised) in July.

Whilst China has promised to retaliate against the US tariffs, it hasn’t gone as far as it could.

Yesterday President Trump pushed ahead with further tariffs on Chinese imports and the promise of retaliation soon followed.

Representatives from Australia’s finance sector discuss the importance of managing climate resilience.

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