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    1. October 9, 2014

      Australia unemployment rises as stats office casts aside volatile data

      Australia’s jobless rate increased marginally in September as employers unexpectedly cut jobs amid economic uncertainty...

    2. October 7, 2014

      Stocks slide on global growth worries

      Tuesday 21:10 BST. Nagging concerns about the outlook for global growth and doubts about the effectiveness of central bank...

    1. September 24, 2014

      Central bank warns on ‘unbalanced’ Australian housing market

      Australia’s central bank has warned that the country’s housing and mortgage market is becoming “unbalanced”. The Reserve...

    2. September 3, 2014

      Export dip weighs on Australian growth

      Australia’s economy slowed in the three months to end of June as a dip in exports cooled growth that had reached its fastest...

    3. September 1, 2014

      Markets begin month on cautious note

      Monday 19:00 BST. European equity and bond markets made a cautious start to September ahead of a number of important risk...

    4. August 21, 2014

      Australian dollar tracks weak China data

      Weak economic data from Beijing set a nervous tone for trading in the Australian dollar on Thursday. Concerns that slowing...

    5. FT Alphaville

      August 11, 2014

      Is the Australian model in trouble?

      Officially, Australia has avoided recession for more than two decades — an impressive achievement for a small open economy...

    6. August 8, 2014

      Growth forecast cuts hit Australian dollar

      There were further losses for the Australian dollar on Friday after the country’s central bank cut its domestic economic...

    7. August 8, 2014

      US stocks rally but mood remains fragile

      Friday 21:00 BST. US equities rallied strongly at the end of a week that saw geopolitical factors replace concerns about US...

    8. August 7, 2014

      Jobless rate jump hits Aussie dollar

      The Australian dollar fell sharply on Thursday after the country’s unemployment rate unexpectedly hit a 12-year peak,...

    9. August 5, 2014

      Rupee rises as RBI points to inflation

      India’s rupee strengthened against the dollar on Tuesday after the country’s central bank warned of inflationary pressure...

    10. August 5, 2014

      S&P 500 slides as Ukraine tensions build

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. A backdrop of intensifying concerns about the situation in Ukraine and renewed uncertainty over the...

    11. June 30, 2014

      US housing booms as Japan loses momentum

      Americas US Sales of existing and new homes climbed last month, and now the National Association of Realtors has disclosed...

    12. June 16, 2014

      Rate market pushes Australian dollar to new highs

      Remember when global investors saw Australia as a China play? Not so long ago, the Australian dollar was used as a way to...

    13. June 10, 2014

      Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi

      Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi this year, in what would be one of the largest...

    14. June 9, 2014

      Australia finds fresh favour with Mrs Watanabe

      Japanese investors are switching out of the eurozone and piling into Australia as they renew their search for...

    15. FT Alphaville

      June 5, 2014

      Camp Alphaville -- The Main Stage Rundown*

      July 2, HAC, London, 11-9 * Everything is subject to change. Stay tuned for Igloo sessions and more. 11am The Soft Open –...

    16. May 9, 2014

      Dow ends at record but caution prevails

      Friday 21:15 BST. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week at a record high, even as broader equity indices traded...

    17. FT Alphaville

      May 6, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asia-Pacific markets were quiet on Tuesday, with key bourses shuttered for a public holiday. (FT’s Global Markets...

    18. April 29, 2014

      Confidence dips in Europe and US

      Europe Europe’s economic confidence gauge unexpectedly dipped this month from the three-year high touched in March. The...

    19. March 26, 2014

      Forex markets get wise to big talk

      “All mouth and no trousers” (Amant) is a British accusation directed at those who fail to back up big talk with appropriate...

    20. March 26, 2014

      S&P 500 falters after nearing record high

      Wednesday 18:00 GMT. An early push by US stocks toward record highs ran out of steam by the close, in spite of mildly...

    21. February 18, 2014

      Wall Street inches toward record highs

      Tuesday 21:00 GMT. Global markets experienced a mixed session as traders absorbed contrasting monetary action in the world’s...

    22. February 13, 2014

      Wall Street regains upward momentum

      Thursday 21:05 GMT. US stocks resumed their upward momentum as bullish investors brushed off a disappointing batch of...

    23. February 12, 2014

      Australian banks: teachers’ pets

      Listening to Commonwealth Bank of Australia present results, one is reminded of what banks everywhere sounded like a decade...

    24. February 4, 2014

      Aussie dollar rallies as easing cycle ends

      The Australian dollar gained as much as 1.8 per cent against the US dollar on Tuesday after the country’s central bank...

    25. January 22, 2014

      Stocks steady as earnings fail to inspire

      Wednesday 21:10 GMT. US and European equities had a difficult session as another mixed bag of corporate earnings and a lack...

    26. January 16, 2014

      S&P 500 slips from record closing high

      Thursday 21:10 GMT. US and European equities gave back some of the strong gains of the past two sessions as market...

    27. December 17, 2013

      Australia reveals deepening budget shortfall

      SYDNEY/CANBERRA, December 17 – Just three months in power, Australia’s Liberal National government has abandoned all thought...

    28. December 2, 2013

      Commodity currencies go their separate ways

      There was a time in the not so distant past when better data out of China, such as Monday’s manufacturing survey, would have...

    29. November 25, 2013

      Australian dollar’s vigour begins to fade

      They seem unlikely allies, but England cricket fans and Australian central bankers have something in common. Both want the...

    30. November 4, 2013

      UK construction, Australia retail surge ahead

      UK construction activity picked up speed last month to grow at its fastest pace since September 2007, while Australian...

    31. October 29, 2013

      Equities advance ahead of Fed decision

      Tuesday 20:05 GMT. The S&P 500 inched further into record territory and European stocks hovered near five-year highs as...

    32. October 23, 2013

      China bond market emerges from the shadows

      Since the days of Marco Polo, China has been stuck with the label of the world’s largest untapped market. While the success...

    33. September 17, 2013

      Markets shift focus to Fed meeting

      Tuesday 21:05 BST. Caution was the dominant theme in the markets as all eyes turned to the outcome of a crucial two-day...

    34. September 15, 2013

      Federal Reserve chiefs finally face QE decision day

      After many months of anticipation, speculation and hesitation, the US faces an important economic decision this week....

    35. September 3, 2013

      Australia keeps rates at record low

      SYDNEY, September 3 – Australia’s central bank kept its cash rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent on Tuesday, a widely...

    36. September 1, 2013

      Australia looks to fill mining hole as election looms

      The Australian coal-mining town of Moranbah was fleetingly famous for its sky high rents and tales of mine workers being...

    37. August 19, 2013

      Commodity currencies could face fresh vulnerability

      Interesting times for two of the main “commodity currencies”. The recent rebound in metal prices – iron ore and copper have...

    38. August 6, 2013

      Australia cuts key interest rate to record low

      The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate on Tuesday to a record low in an effort to support a...

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