Inequality is no longer a fringe issue, and Australia is a world leader in social and economic equity. Now’s our chance to set the agenda and achieve global reforms that will last
For the past 30 years the economic orthodoxy that wealth would “trickle down” to working people has prevailed. We’ve been told that austerity was necessary too, to build a future for subsequent generations and lift living standards.
Working people watched their wages stagnate and business profits soar, but didn’t necessarily see the quality jobs and higher living standards they were assured would follow.
Chinese currency used for global payments more often than Canadian and Australian dollars
Central bank slows pace at which currency can appreciate
India’s fitness industry could become more valuable than the fitness sectors in the UK or the US, according to one industry executive.
Apple reported a 70% increase in sales in China in its most recent quarter. The BBC’s John Sudworth takes a look at the Chinese market.
Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.
Scotch whisky contributes almost £5bn to the UK economy and supports more than 40,000 jobs, according to industry research.
Football clubs spent a record £2.7bn in international transfers in 2014, with English football clubs accounting for £795m of the total.