20 per cent
... is how far the price of gold has risen since June. Consumers in Asia, and investors spooked by events in Syria, are driving stronger demand - just as miners scale back production.
... is the reading for the Australian Industry Group's services index for August. Anything below 50 represents a contraction.
... is Australia's trade surplus with China in the 12 months to July. China accounts for a record 32.9 per cent of exports. Australian reliance on China is greater than when Japanese industrialisation peaked.
24 per cent
... is the proportion of first-time property investors who say they will allow tenants with pets to live in their investment property.
... is the size of Australia's exchange-traded funds market. These are securities that track or mirror market indexes and prices.