The Reserve Bank says it cut interest rates earlier this month not because the economy was getting worse, but because it could get even better, and it is prepared to cut them again to achieve that goal.
Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking and into e-commerce and global payments.
There are now more Australians at least 90 days behind on their home loan repayments than at any time since the last recession, but the Reserve Bank says we shouldn't be worried, yet.
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.
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?
Many Australians are losing money on their savings accounts, as ultra-low interest rates on many deposits are way below the the rising cost of living.
A fall in the number of job advertisements indicates that employment growth is likely to keep slowing over coming months.
Australia's unemployment rate remains stuck at 5.2 per cent, despite the creation of 42,300 jobs in May, as a record number of people look for work.
Anxiety about the economic slowdown and job security are evident in the latest consumer sentiment survey and point to households preferring to save than spend.
Even if your bank has publicly promised to pass on this month's Reserve Bank interest rate cut it may not automatically apply to your mortgage, consumer advocates warn.