WA market outperforms Eastern States

Value of young cattle in WA saleyards continues to trump the Eastern States, despite suffering a dramatic drop last week. The Western Young Cattle Indicator closed at 478¢/kg carcass weight last Friday, after shedding 40¢, to hold a price advantage from the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator’s 461¢/kg cwt. Mecardo analyst …

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Islands of confidence | The West Australian

Your child comes home with a low maths score so you immediately reach for the times table chart and start practising. It’s a common scenario — a child is struggling in a particular area and so we focus all our time and energy into bringing them up to speed. But …

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Economy needs growth technique: Frydenberg

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia needs a “pro-growth strategy”, but Labor isn’t convinced the coalition’s tax cuts will be enough. The Reserve Bank of Australia will consider cutting the rate at its board meeting in two weeks, in hopes of reducing unemployment and buoying inflation. Mr Frydenberg encouraged bankers to …

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