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Labour Market Highlights Soft Economic Conditions

Thursday 12 July, 2012 | Tags: Economic Policy;

CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is pointing to economic data released today as evidence of soft economic conditions, and that more needs to be done to address Australia’s patchwork economy, the effects of which have hit Queensland businesses particularly hard. Read more.

RBA Rates Announcement July 2012

Tuesday 3 July, 2012 | Tags: Economic Policy;

It was unlikely that the RBA Board would cut rates again today. The minutes of the June meeting outlined that the decision to ease policy by 25 basis points last month was “finely balanced” and suggested that rates could easily have been left on hold at the last meeting. Read more.