US President Donald Trump tweets that he had a "very good" phone call with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, giving a shot in the arm to Wall Street investors.
Most people can relate to having worked in a job they really hated at some point in their careers — so we asked two people to share their experiences of quitting their jobs and taking a risk on a passion project.
Costs are eroding Australian dairy farmers profit and hitting confidence, with the number of farmers positive about the industry the lowest in 15 years. Poor seasonal conditions are mostly to blame, with high feed and irrigation water costs.
A new report from the CSIRO says Australia is at a crossroads. One path leads to a slow and painful decline, the other is paved with prosperity, but only if we act now.One of the report's author is outgoing NAB Chair Ken Henry. He says it's time for an honest respectful conversation on what kind of future Australia wants.
More than 900,000 workers, that is 7% of the workforce used a digital platform like Uber or Airtasker for employment in the past year, according to a groundbreaking survey.They've also shaken up employment models, accused of exploiting their own workers with low paid and insecure jobs.
The markets were buoyed by the prospects of cheap money care of central banks. Marcus Padley from Marcus Today speaks to Elysse.
We often hear how interest rate cuts are great news for home buyers paying off a mortgage. But with interest rates at record lows, life is getting harder for millions of Australians who rely on the return from their savings.
A strong signal from the Reserve Bank Board that interest rates will go even lower has pushed the share market to an eleven year high.
The Tasmanian dream of re-entering the National Basketball League could be about to become a reality after revelations NBL owner Larry Kestelman plans to purchase the Derwent Entertainment Centre.
A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.
The Australian dollar falls within a whisker of a decade low, as minutes from the Reserve Bank's latest meeting confirm another rate cut is almost certain.
Australian shares are expected to start the day flat, ahead of a busy week for central bank meeting in the US, EU and Japan to decide on interest rate policy.
"More mines, more jobs, more future," proclaims a mysterious billboard near Kingaroy. But not everyone agrees — and the years of "constant fighting" are taking a massive toll.
Four Northern Territory public service executives are being paid more than $200,000 a year to facilitate a planned gas industry that some experts doubt will ever stack up economically, particularly as terminals for importing gas from "wherever's cheapest" secure approval on the nation's east coast.
A proposed $2 billion Indigenous-led coal-fired power station in Collinsville in North Queensland — developed by Brisbane-based Indigenous company Shine Energy and headed by traditional Biri man Ashley Dodd — is set to revive one of the country's oldest coal towns.
Sydney property developers are pulling out all stops by offering special deals — including to pay the buyer's mortgage for a year — in a bid to lure customers and sell a glut of apartment stock in a downturned market.
Economists say the Reserve Bank should put large-scale money printing on the table — but what is quantitative easing, and is it something to be wary of?
U.S. President Donald Trump is warning of a catastrophic stock market crash, but only if he isn't re-elected in next year's presidential race. This week, key central banks around the world will meet to discuss which way interest rates should move, and all eyes are on the U.S. economy - with the expectation of a market tantrum if interest rates are not cut.
Markets are cautious as the U.S. Central Bank prepares to consider what to do with interest rates this week. The sharemarket finished lower after resource stocks were sold off.
WA's Chamber of Commerce and Industry releases a damning assessment of newly-elected Opposition Leader Liza Harvey's economic policies, saying they put the state's budget repair at risk.
As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions of people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid.
The Northern Territory Chief Minister says plans for a water theme park in Darwin are not dead in the water yet, despite his Government formally rejecting all expressions of interest in the project submitted so far.
Energy generator and retailer AGL has withdrawn its $3 billion takeover offer for Vocus — the second suitor to walk away from the telecommunications company in the past fortnight.