News and interviews on Philip Lowe including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 28 May 2012
The RBA’s current jaw-boning is going to exacerbate the supply-side housing problems.
Thursday, 18 February 2010
Clothing retail group Country Road has recorded a 12% decline in half-year profit to $9 million due to increased competition.
Monday, 15 February 2010
The RBA generally features somewhere on the weekly financial calendar. But in the coming week the central bank doesn't just feature – it dominates proceedings.
Monday, 09 November 2009
The September figures on job advertisements were clearly encouraging with both the Olivier and ANZ surveys recording gains of around 4% for the second straight month.
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
We are headed for a manufacturing catastrophe if the Australian dollar continues to appreciate, or remains high. It's about time we acknowledged the problem and found a way to address it.
The strong Australian dollar is a disaster for Australian manufacturing, and persistent credit restrictions are likely to depress engineering and construction for years.
Monday, 19 October 2009
If RBA Board members had any lingering doubts about the decision to lift interest rates, they would have been well and truly allayed with the consumer confidence results.
Tuesday, 23 December 2008
Australia’s beleaguered car industry has received an early Christmas present, with GM Holden announcing it will build a four cylinder small car at its Adelaide plant from 2010.