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Kyri Theos, Australian Country Manager oDesk - Talking Business 2014 Ep21

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Interview with Kyri Theos – Australian Country Manager oDesk

Theos – Australian Country Manager - talks about why oDesk is setting up in Australia

Interview with PwC economist Jeremy Thorpe on the pension age issue

Leon and Garry talk about issues including:

· China manufacturing strengthening but home prices declining. In the meantime, good signs for US manufacturing and there is a slight drop in Eurozone unemployment

· New data showing Australian banks are extending credit to housing but not plant and equipment, indicating the lop-sided nature of the post-mining boom economic transition.

· Businesses reacting negatively to the Budget with some worrying signs for the Australian economy.

· Nonetheless the economy is growing at a healthy 3.5 per cent, which is why the RBA has kept interest rates on hold.

Relevant links: https://www.odesk.com/o/jobs/
http://www.budget.gov.au/2014-15/index.htm

iTunes Category: 
*Business*
Author: 
RMIT University
Keywords: 
freelancers, oDesk, talent, online, China, US, Eurozone, credit, banks, budget, building approvals, RBA