The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by an additional three-quarters of a percentage point. An economist explains what this means for the economy.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers will tell parliament on Thursday that estimated growth has been cut by half a percentage point for last financial year, this financial year and next year.
Word from The Hill: People’s pockets hit again, with rate rise and floods set to boost veggie prices
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with Peter Browne from the politics + society team
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Emma La Rouche from the University of Canberra’s Media and Communications team
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
It is hard to fathom how Nigeria’s Central Bank interest rate increase would benefit most Nigerians.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Canberra
The Reserve Bank, as expected, has thrown its grenade into the election campaign, but neither government nor opposition can be sure which side will be more damaged, or advantaged, by the explosion.