Close Of Business

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Close Of Business

Profit pressure - Telstra cuts nearly three thousand jobs amid a competition squeeze. Plus the rising cost of climate change. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.

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Season 2024
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The future for Made in Australia, the $22-billion green energy gamble on new manufacturing. Plus wage growth easing and unemployment ticking up, two reasons why the RBA won't pull the trigger on another interest rate rise.
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Strap in for a bumpy ride: the RBA warning as it puts another rate rise on the table. Plus cleaning out the money launderers - the crackdown on dirty money in real estate. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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Yes in my backyard - YIMBYs taking on the NIMBYs opposing higher density housing, as prices march on. Plus Bonza's spectacular nosedive: why the budget battler was grounded with no notice. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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Getting hot in the MasterChef kitchen - a new sponsorship deal sparks greenwashing allegations. Plus a surprise inflation number delivers a blow to hopes of an early rate cut from the RBA. Presented by Alicia Barry.
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Rachel Pupazzoni presents the week in business, finance and economic news including the latest trends on Australian and international markets, analysing what's going on in the local and global economy and how it affects you.
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Expect more pain at the petrol pump as OPEC production cuts put the squeeze on drivers. Plus landlords in the box seat as rents hit an all-time high and vacancies reach a record low. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The housing market keeps getting hotter, prices continue to climb luring investors to jump back in. Plus home truths for housing supply - building approvals slump but demand is only going up. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The thriving market for fake documents - how much scammers pay to hack your email. Plus the new gold rush - what's driving the blistering run for the world's oldest investment. Presented by Alicia Barry.
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Rates on hold but the RBA Governor warns she's not ruling anything in or anything out. Plus a shock jobs number, a near record jump in employment delays hopes of a rate cut. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The fuel efficiency row revs up as leading EV brands accuse the peak car lobby of misleading consumers. Plus turmoil for taxpayers - the ATO pursues billions in old debts putting some at risk of financial ruin.
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Growing pains as households cut back spending and the economy sputters to a near halt. Plus more winners than losers as Reporting Season surprises on the upside. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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A good news inflation number for February but not for retailers as consumers spend less. Plus the Zip shareholder revolt, small investors bought out as directors buy in - the share price zips up. Hosted by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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BHP's profit dives as the nickel boom turns into a crash, putting thousands of jobs at risk. Plus fresh from a PR disaster, why the Woolies' boss checked out of the top job. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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Growing calls for tax reform amid warnings the system is over-reliant on taxing workers. Plus sour grapes over wine tariffs as the Federal Govt gears up for a renewed trade fight with Beijing. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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No change to the cash rate but the RBA leaves the door open for another interest rate hike. Plus the urgent challenge for iron ore giants, how to turn the rivers of red gold green. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The share market hits a record high as inflation falls and interest rates peak. We look at when the RBA might cut rates plus the fallout from bank losses from US commercial property. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni. (Return)
Season 2023
2023 was marked by rising interest rates, the fight on inflation and a slowing economy. We look in the rear-view mirror for the year that was, and examine the road ahead for 2024. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The revolt against the renewables rollout threatening national targets. Plus record migration and record rents, but why the surge in new Australians is only part of the inflation story. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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The cost of living divide - Boomers spending on holidays while Gen Z struggle to pay the rent. Plus Black Friday discount wars: why Christmas is no longer the happiest time of the retail year. Presented by Rachel Pupazzoni.
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