Business

Inflation is popping from Sydney to San Francisco. It may be a good sign

Inflation has surged across advanced economies. The shared experience underlines that price gains come from temporary drivers — for now. Price gains are shooting higher across many advanced economies as consumer demand, shortages and other pandemic-related factors combine to fuel a burst of inflation. The spike has become a source of annoyance among consumers and […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Sydney spike – NSW records 110 new community cases

New South Wales has recorded 110 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases, 43 of which were infectious in the community. Of today’s new community cases, 54 are linked to a known cluster, while the source of infection for 56 cases is under investigation. Nine News reporter Chris O’Keefe earlier tweeted that there would be “more than […]

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Sydney woman unable to buy house with $93k savings turns to bank of mum and dad

Keiran Mannion has been saving for her own home since she was 14 and scored her first job at McDonalds. During university, she worked four jobs including at a couple of cafes, and since graduating has taken up a role in PR. The 25-year-old saved a whopping $93,000 but it still wasn’t enough to buy […]

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Decision due on Sydney New Year fireworks – but which cities are still set to celebrate?

Sydney officials are under pressure to make a decision over whether its traditional New Year’s Eve fireworks display can go ahead. Some Australian media say the event is “definitely happening”, despite dissenting voices from the Australian Medical Association. Doctors have warned it risks public safety as policing the crowds would take essential workers away from […]