Retail sales jumped in the month of October, increasing by 0.7 per cent – which was well above expectations. The ABS data came out hours before the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to cut rates...

The October 2008 ACCI (Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Survey of Investor Confidence shows business trading conditions have continued to deteriorate in the September quarter. Business’...

The Reserve Bank of Australia today reduced the cash rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 7.00 per cent, providing some welcome relief to retailers. Leading retail industry bodies the Australian...