Close Of Business

Close Of Business catch up

Season 2022

Season 2022, Episode 45

3.0 21 x
2022 was all about bouncing back from the pandemic, but warnings of a tough 2023 as higher prices bite into consumer spending power. Plus a blow for borrowers, a rate hike for Christmas. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni. (Final)

Season 2022, Episode 44

3.0 16 x
The rate of inflation cools in October, ahead of the RBA's final interest rate meeting for 2022. Plus the government says workers can expect wage rises soon, after its centrepiece industrial relations bill passes parliament.

Season 2022, Episode 43

3.0 4 x
Selling Black Friday - will the cyber super-sale see cautious consumers open or shut their wallets? Plus buyer beware: little recourse over dodgy used car sales leaves thousands out of pocket. Presented by Alicia Barry.

Season 2022, Episode 42

3.0 6 x
Unemployment at a fifty year low, the worker squeeze set to ease as more migrants move to Australia. Plus paying the price, soaring company profits blamed for pushing up red hot inflation. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.

Season 2022, Episode 41

3.0 5 x
Stretched customers facing an interest rate crunch but the Big Four are laughing all the way to the bank. Plus playing the long game, the mining giants double down on iron ore production just as demand from China stalls.

Season 2022, Episode 40

4.0 27 x
The race to slow inflation - consumers cut back as the relentless rate hikes start to impact spending power. Plus used car prices surged as supply chain problems took hold but now signs the inflationary stresses are easing.

Season 2022, Episode 39

4.0 33 x
Demands for a price cap on runaway gas prices - what struggling business didn't get from the budget. Plus weak wage growth: red hot inflation outrunning pay as Australia lags the global pack. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.

Season 2022, Episode 38

3.0 4 x
Back in paid work after a decade, the workers keeping the jobless rate near a fifty year low. Plus the country's food bowl disaster: counting the cost of Victoria's devastating floods. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.

Season 2022, Episode 37

4.0 1 x
COVID isolation rules scrapped, but concerns casuals with the virus could still go to work. Plus an iron grip on China, will President Xi become the most powerful ruler since Mao? Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.

Season 2022, Episode 36

4.0 36 x
A lower than expected rate blow: the RBA makes it six in a row as borrowers rush to refinance. Plus its a buyer's market, tough times for sellers as home prices slide for a fifth straight month. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.