The sluggish pace of Australia's economic rebalancing that has been confirmed in recent data could bring on a second cut in the cash rate in as many months on Tuesday.
Mark Mulligan House prices relative to income are close to historic highs in Australia, and it’s not just Sydneysiders stretching their finances to get into the property market.
Local investors will be looking to economic data to propel valuations still higher as reporting seasons fades and ahead of the RBA's policy meeting on Tuesday.
Colin Kruger Lend Lease boss Steve McCann was a happy man last Monday but property types with a nose in the form guides would have known it wasn’t necessarily because of the bumper profit he was about to announce that day.
Ross Gittins How much does the Treasury's view of the world change when a prime minister comes to power, sacks the head of Treasury (and his heir apparent) and replaces him with his own hand-picked man from outside the public service?
Peter Ker Andrew ''Twiggy" Forrest has called the bottom of the cycle for minerals development, and vowed to create a new venture to collect abandoned and undeveloped mineral projects across Australia.
Michael West The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association is yet to resile from its scaremongering strategy that there is a shortage of gas in Victoria and NSW and no choice but to ramp up onshore drilling.
Noel Towell Thousands of taxpayers have been allowed to keep hundreds of dollars they over-claimed.
David Potts Falling interest rates are doing wonders for your super.
John Collett After the latest Fairfax Media revelations of dodgy advice at another major bank, investors must be wondering where they can get advice that they can trust.