Bargain hunters are finding slim pickings on the sharemarket after some recent strong rises. How do you spot a stock that could be trading at a discount?
Several WA companies have begun sourcing alternative supply lines amid escalating trade tensions between Australia and China.
The worst is yet to come for Australian businesses, and the mining sector will not be immune, after the latest private capital expenditure data showed only a modest impact from COVID-19.
The Government will need to extend JobKeeper beyond September or risk doing serious “damage” to the Australian economy, Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe says.
Ben Wyatt has revealed the numbers behind the coronavirus downturn and says the bulk of the impact would be felt over the next 12 months.
Josh Zimmerman and Peter Law
The newly assembled Perth team at Ord Minnett says the COVID-19 crisis has created a “hiccup” to the timing of its return to WA this week after a 17-year absence.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia’s shipping export industry cannot be shut down due to fears new coronavirus cases may reach Australian shores via a vessel, as the blame game continues.
Lanai Scarr and Sarah Ison
The West Australian can reveal Attorney-General Christian Porter intends to convene meetings in Perth of new working groups tasked with tearing up the old workplace system.
The Morrison Government will drop its pursuit of the union-busting Ensuring Integrity Bill as an olive branch to the sector, in an effort to secure jobs.
The reopening of WA’s economy has pushed it ahead of other states, with year-on-year spending in WA this month leading the nation, based on an ANZ report released today.
Scott Morrison will use a major speech today to draw a line in the sand with unions, unveiling a way forward to continue the spirit of constructive outcomes seen through the COVID-19 crisis.
EXCLUSIVE: The number of adult children living with their parents in Perth’s ritziest suburbs signing up to the dole has surged in recent months, The West Australian can reveal.
The last items still under restrictions at Coles supermarkets due to coronavirus panic buying will be scrapped from tomorrow.
At one point in time, WA was insular and dependant. Now we have come into our own. But times ahead will be very hard. They will test our capacity for empathy and action, writes Kim Beazley.
A plan to build hundreds of new homes in the State as a form of economic stimulus could see 11,000 jobs saved and $4.5 billion added to the WA economy over the next year if governments agree to it.
Easing restrictions on hospitality venues and tourist attractions must coincide with regional borders in the north opening if country WA is to start its economic recovery, business leaders say.
Peter Law and Peter de Kruijff
Premier Mark McGowan is poised to deliver an announcement within days that will allow travel to key tourism spots like Esperance, Karratha, Exmouth and Geraldton before the June holiday.
While WA sleeps, Sharyn O’Neill’s mobile phone is abuzz. She’s tasked with stitching the State back together in a post-coronavirus world and the work never stops. Here’s what her life is like.
A Perth business owner says the impact of losing thousands of international students and corporate clients as border restrictions continue will be to the detriment of the WA economy.
Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded its outlook on Australia's AAA credit rating to negative from stable.
Western Australia has “no choice” but to try and find alternative industries and markets to grow and trade in, according to leading experts.
Marketing guru Barry Urquhart says car sales have dropped almost 50 per cent amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He reveals the winners and losers out of our lockdown to The West Live host Jenna Clarke.
Unfair dismissal claims have soared to record levels as Australians lose jobs en masse because of the coronavirus crisis, as Treasury believes Australia could be in the midst of its unemployment peak.
David Mills, AAP
Fresh data from online jobs listing giant Seek has revealed all states showed an increase in job ad activity in the past two weeks, compared to the average in April.
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