Hardly anyone believes that prices are really increasing by only 1.9% per year. The fault lies with us, and also the way the Bureau of Statistics adjusts prices for 'quality'.
Pushing up interest rates due to current Australia unemployment figures and historical economic theories may de dangerous.
Australia's unemployment rate may have to fall much more before we see any wages growth.
The banking royal commission's most enduring legacy might be the cancer of too much caution throughout the financial services sector.
The debate ought to be about whether we should have spent big. It was good that we did. But we need to "reload" and get the financial system under control.
It is thought that it doesn't help much to cut official interest rates toward or beyond zero, and maybe it doesn't, but new research suggests the answer has a lot to do with the housing market.
GDP figures released this week showed the nation has experienced a growth spurt - but will it last?
The mere possibility of increased online competition is restraining prices offline.
The new RBA monetary statement is just like the old one — but there are some things that are changing significantly, writes Richard Holden.
US quarterly GDP is at its highest point since 2014, but it's unlikely to last for a number of reasons.