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Brexit vote has markets holding their breath

Brexit vote has markets holding their breath

Markets took a breather on Friday night ahead of the Brexit vote

Mining industry drags corporate profit figures down

Mining industry drags corporate profit figures down

Weak mining profits weighed on corporate profits over the past year.

Canada's re-entry into oil market set to edge price lower

Canada's re-entry into oil market set to edge price lower

Canadian oil-sands producers prepared to resume production

Job growth shows an economy coming close to trend

Job growth shows an economy coming close to trend

Jobs grew by 10.8k in April, in line with our expectations

Business confidence down for now but change expected

Business confidence down for now but change expected

The winning streak in the US share market faltered overnight.

New car sales still strong with fresh jump in March

New car sales still strong with fresh jump in March

Sales of new motor vehicles remain at historically high levels

Lackluster US economy dampens investor enthusiasm

Lackluster US economy dampens investor enthusiasm

Disappointing US economic data weighed on investor sentiment

Signs show construction industry is still in decline

Signs show construction industry is still in decline

Construction industry index is still showing contraction

Economic Report: Home loans gained strength at end of 2015

Economic Report: Home loans gained strength at end of 2015

Owner occupier lending gained traction towards the end of last year

Aussie dollar climbs despite lacklustre iron price

Aussie dollar climbs despite lacklustre iron price

Aussie dollar up even during a strong moment for the greenback

Approvals figures indicate volatility in dwelling markets

Approvals figures indicate volatility in dwelling markets

Approvals figures indicate volatility in dwelling markets

Economic growth slow but strong despite global weakness

Economic growth slow but strong despite global weakness

Economic growth slow but strong despite global weakness

Impending Greek debt deal lifts Euro

Impending Greek debt deal lifts Euro

Impending Greek debt deal lifts Euro

Aussie dollar up against the Euro

Aussie dollar up against the Euro

Aussie dollar up against the Euro

Business confidence slipping away again

Business confidence slipping away again

Business confidence slipped away again

Chinese Silk Road spending plan boosts global markets

Chinese Silk Road spending plan boosts global markets

Chinese Silk Road spending plan boosts global markets

Weak iron ore prices set to put pressure on the stock market

Weak iron ore prices set to put pressure on the stock market

Weak iron ore prices set to put pressure on the stock market

Population growth for Australia has slowed

Population growth for Australia has slowed

Annual population growth slowed from 1.6% in the June quarter

Late drop puts major indices in the red at end of session

Late drop puts major indices in the red at end of session

St George Economics economy update 24/03/2015

Global markets swing upward on generic good sentiment

Global markets swing upward on generic good sentiment

It was a positive end to the week for global equity markets.

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