The latest consumer sentiment data showed that the mood among households has become increasingly downbeat. Sentiment is now nearing levels seen during previous crises.
What factors are weighing on confidence?
We also received an update on how the jobs market is faring and the Fair Work Commission delivered its minimum wage ruling.
What will this mean for households?
Finally, the US Federal Reserve delivered another interest rate hike.
How big was the increase and what might it mean for other central banks?
See our short video below to find out more.
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