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Club Troppo Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 19:44 Source

Wellbeing & Policy Making Book Launch Event on 1st July 5-6.30pm London Time. Attending the Launch is Free, the book is not!

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 17:00 Source

The market is oscillating between value and growth months. In May it was the turn of value portfolios (including ours) to outperform. Our direct equity portfolios beat benchmarks by over 1% on the month and our tactical asset portfolios finished up between 1% and 2.7%. We have, however, called time on the value trade. The

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 16:30 Source

Asian share markets are mixed again with Chinese bourses continuing to fall, with Japanese stocks joining in while local issues are unchanged. The USD continues to strengthen against the major currencies as volatility drops going into tonight’s Federal Reserve meeting. Gold is trying to lift off the floor after selling off overnight and is slowly

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John Quiggin Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 16:14 Source

I took part in a UQ Economics Thought Leadership event last week, looking at this topic. It was a family event as my cousin Robynne, who has done lots of work in this field (currently chairs the Board of the NSW Aboriginal Housing Office, as well as being a professor at UTS among lots of other positions), also took part.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 16:04 Source

Labor's Chris Bowen brandishes a solar panel in Parliament, telling the Morrison government not to be afraid of renewable energy.

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Club Troppo Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 15:36 Source

As I struggle with my ninety-fifth year, I would like to beg forgiveness from the true believers in sortition.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 15:23 Source

aluminium unplash - optimisedResources giant Rio Tinto will ex

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 15:21 Source

Aldi has become Australia's first supermarket chain to source 100% renewable electricity for its operations – and has done so six months ahead of schedule.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 15:20 Source

Solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures will build its first battery in Australia with a hybrid solar-storage power plant near Dalby in southern Queensland.

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 14:30 Source

The ABC has published another story touting tiny houses as “one way young people can afford real estate”: For Lucy and Jonty, the cost of their tiny house was around $120,000, including solar panels. That compares to the median Hobart dwelling value of $574,543, according to CoreLogic figures from May… It means they’re now committed

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Your Democracy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 14:09 Source

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The Duchess of Cambridge has said she "can't wait" to meet her new niece, Lilibet Diana.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 14:03 Source

CECThe finalists in the 2021 Clean Energy Council Awards have

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 14:00 Source

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence survey has been released covering the weekend of 12-13 June. Consumer Confidence increased 0.3 points to 111.0 after Melbourne emerged from its two-week hard lockdown, with confidence just below the 2021 weekly average of 111.3 but 13.5 points higher than the same week a year ago (97.5): According to ANZ

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Renew Economy Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 13:45 Source

strategy View of Canberra city - optimised ACT government shane rattenbury andrew barrA plan to build a 250MW Canberra Big Battery attracts strong interest for the biggest aggregation of distributed batteries in the country.

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 13:30 Source

In March two key reforms came into effect designed to take the steam out of New Zealand’s fast inflating property market. First, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) reintroduced loan-to-value ratio (LVR) mortgage restrictions, which from 1 March 2021 required both investors and owner-occupiers to hold bigger deposits: Second, and more importantly, the New Zealand

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