Petrol prices hit four-year high in Australia’s largest cities

Average petrol prices increased by seven per cent in the past three months, hitting a four-year high in real terms of around 145 cents per litre (cpl) in Australia’s largest cities (Sydney, Melbourne...

A short squeeze on Treasuries?

Treasury yields drifted lower in the US today. NAB’s Gavin Friend says this follows a warning from bond investor Jeff Gundlach that there was a record level of short positions. He talks with Phil Dobbie about...

AM Report 21 Aug 18: Trade off the front page for now as merger news lifts enthusiasm

US sharemarkets rose on Monday as risk sentiment improved on US-China trade talk optimism and mergers and acquisitions activity.

Half of all Australian homes affected by unsafe products

Faulty products continue to cause serious injury and harm to thousands of Australians, with more than 4.5 million items recalled by suppliers in the 2017-18 financial year. New figures show at least 10 people...

More hope on trade, but it won’t happen overnight

There’s some speculation that the US and China will strike a deal on trade, but it won’t happen till November. In today’s Morning Call podcast Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Ray Attrill about what’s sparked this...

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