Born for success? Find out what sets entrepreneurs apart


Have you got the entrepreneurial gene? We examine the psychology of business success with Geoff Rohrsheim, who’s built and sold a series of companies, and Andreas Rauch, Professor of Entrepreneurship at The University of Sydney Business School.

23 Sep 2019

Is crop diversity the future of Australian agriculture?


Timothy Reeves of the University of Melbourne discusses why there’s a real opportunity to grow a wider range of crops and build a more sustainable Australian agriculture model.

4 Dec 2019

Australian Economic Update: Q3 GDP 2019

Economic commentary

Consumer growth slows further.


Climate change is a long-term problem, but when it starts to affect asset prices it will happen very quickly, experts told the recent 2019 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.

Oil has been the big mover overnight ahead of the OPEC summit.

Little support from fiscal policy to see further cuts in February and June, with a move to QE in the second half of 2020 a real prospect.

Our NAB Online Retail Sales Index data indicates that after two solid months of growth in August and September, online retail sales weakened in October.

President Trump has upset markets further today suggesting that the trade deal with China might be left till after the US election, a year away.

The AUD/USD drifted lower over November as progress towards achieving a Phase 1 US-China trade deal slowed, casting doubts on the likelihood of a deal in coming weeks.

The markets were spooked overnight by threats of further tariffs from the US President if a trade resolution isn’t reached.

The Reserve Bank anticipates a strong rebound in GDP growth, with annual growth accelerating from 1.4% currently to 3.1% by end-2021.

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