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Australian Equities Market

THIS MORNING

In Australia, the Reserve Bank Board meets to decide interest rate settings. Data on building approvals is released with government finance, balance of payments and weekly consumer sentiment data. In the US, auto sales data is released together with weekly chain store sales data.

OVERNIGHT MARKETS

US Equities

US sharemarkets rose on Monday with the...

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Australian Dollar Dips In Anticipation Of RBA Rate Call

The Australian dollar was trading in a holding pattern on Monday afternoon ahead of Tuesday's interest rate decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia, with odds jumping in favour of a cut.

Better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing PMI data pushed the Australian dollar up to US78.3ยข at the start of...

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Action Is Needed Over Tax Avoidance, Not Big Talk

That Labor's corporate tax policy has been so vociferously attacked by the business lobby proves it is on the right track.

The usual suspects, the Business Council of Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Minerals Council of Australia, all emerged on Monday like sprinters...

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Australian Equities Market

THIS MORNING

In Australia, the inflation gauge, home prices, performance of manufacturing index and ABS business indicators publication are released. In the US, personal income & spending, the ISM manufacturing index and construction spending data are released.

OVERNIGHT MARKETS

US Equities

US sharemarkets fell on Friday as investors took profits at the end of the month. At...

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