News Articles for "Sharp Fall"
Budget dents consumer confidence
A widely watched index has found that consumer confidence took a hit from the Federal budget....read more
The New Zealand dollar has pared its decline as exporters took advantage of the strengthening greenback to ramp up their hedging.The kiwi increased to US82...read more
Australia's unemployment rate is expected to have remained steady in April, but is likely to move higher over the next six months.AAP's survey of 14 econom...read more
Services sector shrinkage sign of broader slowdown
There has been a sharp fall in the level of activity in the nation's services sector, with business-related services such as transport and storage faring p...read more