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Spain jobless rate creeps back up
Spain's jobless rate has crept back up as temporary summer hires end but the figure shows a stronger economy than a year ago.
RBA needs to work harder against high $A
The Reserve Bank has come in for criticism from a leading economist, who says it is not doing enough to lower the high Australian dollar.
Aust bond futures weaker
Australian bond futures prices are lower following a positive tone from the Reserve Bank.
Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted'
A US survey has found foreign companies operating in China feel "targeted" by regulators and this could lead to a drop in investment.
Coles to axe up to 600 jobs
Coles could axe up to 600 jobs from its headquarters in Melbourne in an attempt to cut costs.
Sydney popular with Asian investors
Sydney has become a favourite among Asian property investors wanting to buy up office space to convert into apartments.
RBA's two-pronged approach: wait and see
The next interest rate move is being pushed further into the distant future as the RBA continues to hold the cash rate at 2.5 per cent.
Building approvals hit record high in July
Home building approvals hit a record high in July, suggesting the economy is shifting from its reliance on the resources sector.
Gutnick sells down after Blackham stoush
Joseph Gutnick has offloaded shares in gold explorer Blackham Resources after recently resolving his disputes with the company.
RBA leaves cash rate on hold
The RBA has left the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent at its September board meeting, as expected.