The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the Employment report for April 2013 at 11.30am AEST today.
The unemployment rate dipped to 5.5%. (5.6% exp)
Net employment increased by 50,100. (11k... » Read more
Stock rally pushes dollar higher
The Australian dollar has closed higher, climbing above 103.5 US cents as a positive day on equity markets supported the currency.
The Australian dollar was trading... » Read more
Banks lead broad gains driven by inflation data
THE sharemarket surged 1.7 per cent yesterday as banks led broad-based gains following lower-than-expected domestic inflation data and stronger offshore markets.
The... » Read more
$A lower on commodity price concerns
THE Australian dollar is lower as recent falls in the gold price stoke uncertainty about other commodities.
At 1700 AEST on Wednesday, the currency was... » Read more