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IT’S ON: Barnaby Joyce is coming back to a leadership challenge next week

Barnaby Joyce will face a challenge to his leadership at Monday’s Nationals party room meeting after Victorian backbencher Andrew Broad called on him to resign for the good of the party and the country. Mr Broad, who earlier had attacked Mr Joyce’s character, revealed on Thursday afternoon would take a resolution to the meeting saying the embattled Nationals leader should resign. The MP for the Victorian seat of Mallee said his views reflected the feeling in his community, saying Mr [...]


AUSTRALIAN DIARY: Everything you need to know about the week ahead for markets

It’s a quiet week ahead on the domestic data front, with Market moves more likely to be driven by key events on the international calendar. In particular, it’s a busy start to the week in the US with Fed speakers, meetings on tax-cut legislation and monthly inflation data all on the schedule. The S&P500 closed at another record high on Friday as US Markets reopened, led by gains in tech and energy stocks as the VIX volatility index fell [...]