Talking Business with Leon Gettler


Talking Business#27 Interview with James Brown from Smart Communications

 The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has hiked the cash rate for the fourth consecutive month and the market forecasts the cash rate will be 3.3% by March next year.

The price of beer in Australia will soon hit A$15 a pint, the largest increase in over 30 years

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth dumps Catholic Church after 60 year to protect its reputation.

ACCC report shows gas companies are gaming the system and not doing enough to keep gas onshore as they seek to take advantage of high global gas prices.

House prices in Australia are dropping at their fastest pace since the global financial crisis — and market conditions are "likely to worsen" as interest rates continue to rise

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