GDP is forecast to have risen 0.8 per cent in the December quarter, bouncing back from a September quarter contraction and taking it to 2.1 per cent for 2016.
NAB's CEO has waxed lyrical about the positive effect a decade in politics will have on Mike Baird when he resumes his prior career as a corporate banker.
Bellamy's director Charles Sitch has been voted out

Bellamy's interim chairman dumped

Interim chairman Michael Wadley has been dumped from the Bellamy's board hours after stepping into the role.
Jan Cameron has failed to gain a seat on the Bellamy's board but says the new directors will be better than her.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the official government finance figures for the December quarter.
Economists say Australia will likely post a current account surplus in the first quarter of 2017 calendar year, but it won't last long.

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Electrical goods and furniture retailer Harvey Norman makes a record underlying half-year pre-tax profit of $290.5 million.

Harvey Norman shuns analyst briefing

Harvey Norman has sent an email to analysts informing them that there will be no briefing to discuss the retailer's half-year results.
Almond grower Select Harvests has announced acquisitions worth $26.5 million as it reported a fall in half year profit.
Consumers views of their finances and conditions in the wider economy have improved, boosting overall confidence, according to ANZ.
Spotless shares have hit a record low of 79.5 cents after the cleaning and catering company posted a $358 million half year loss.

Fortescue denies bid for coal assets

Iron ore miner Fortescue has denied media reports of a $1 billion-plus offer for Wesfarmers' Curragh coal mine.
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