Are we set for a big cash budget?

This week in Talking Finance with Alan Kohler, Bevan Shields, Federal Editor and Canberra Bureau Chief for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age runs through the politics of the ABC, the transformation of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and ponders whether we’re set for a big cash budget. Julia Lee, Equities Analyst at Bell Direct analyses the impact the Fed’s rate rise will have on markets. Gerard Burg, Senior Economist – International, Group Economics at the National Australia Bank checks in on the trade war between the US and China, and what impact that is having on China’s economy; and Ben Grubb, freelance writer and former Fairfax technology editor updates us on the government’s anti-encryption legislation.

This week in Talking Finance:

Hello and welcome to Talking Finance, I’m Alan Kohler.  The ABC is the big story of the week of course, including the political story, so let’s turn to Bevan Shields, Federal Editor and Canberra Bureau Chief for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, because those two papers have been leading the story, particularly with the break that the Chairman, Justin Milne, tried to get Emma Alberici sacked.  We’ll get him to dissect the saga, also, the transformation of the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, his image and to wonder whether we’re set for a big cash budget after the budget outcome for 2017-18 this week.

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