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Australian consumer confidence rises


September 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumer has risen slightly but remains weak, a survey released Wednesday by Westpac Banking Corp and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

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Australian economy recovering slowly


July 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australia's economic conditions are at their strongest since September 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains below long-term trend, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Australian inflation marginally up in April


April 30th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) The consumer price in Australia continued to rise in April, said a survey released Monday.The TD Securities-Melbourne Institute Monthly Inflation Gauge rose 0.3 percent in April ... Read more...

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Australian consumer prices go up


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices rose in March due to price rise in holiday travel and accommodation, alcohol and fuel, according to a survey released Monday.The survey was ... Read more...

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Australian consumer sentiment falls


March 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) Australia's consumer sentiment has tumbled after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 4.25 percent in February and March, ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer prices rise: Survey


March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices rose slightly in February due to more expensive fruit, vegetables, alcohol, tobacco and automotive fuel, according to a survey released Monday.The TD Securities-Melbourne ... Read more...

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Australia’s economic outlook remains subdued: Survey


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia's economic outlook improved slightly in December 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains subdued, according to a survey released Wednesday by Westpac ... Read more...

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Australian consumer confidence slumps in December


December 14th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) Australia's consumer confidence slumped in December, despite recent cash rate cuts by the central bank, a survey by Westpac Banking Corp and the Melbourne Institute of ... Read more...

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Australian inflation index falls slightly in November


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices fell slightly in November, mainly due to a decrease in the cost of fruit and vegetables, automotive fuel and holiday travel and accommodation, ... Read more...

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Without dads boys go wild, girls unaffected


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Adolescent boys are likely to turn to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives. However, the presence or absence of fathers ... Read more...

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Australian economy growing as projected: Survey


November 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The Australian economy is growing at an annual pace close to the projected long-term trend, according to a survey released Wednesday.The survey was by Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Australian economic growth set to pick up pace: Report


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) The growth of the Australian economy is set to pick up pace in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday.The report was by Australia's Westpac Banking ... Read more...

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Happiness not just gene deep


October 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): A German study has challenged the idea that happiness is a genetic trait influenced by early life experiences, and found that feelings of happiness and well being respond ... Read more...

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40 to 50 hour working week for men best bet for marital bliss


June 6th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 6 (ANI): The secret formula for a successful marriage has been revealed: men who work between 40 and 50 hours a week are less likely to split up with their ... Read more...

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Out they go, jobs good and bad


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (DPA) Getting a good job nowadays doesn't mean you are more likely to stay in employment in these recessionary times. Research in Australia shows that the common perception that the ... Read more...

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Masters of the world not all graduates


September 25th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 25 (DPA) Young people are always told to get a degree because a good education is a passport to a good job.Up to a point. Australian research on household income ... Read more...

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