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Tom Westbrook

'Quiet Australians' are the latest to upset election forecasters' expectations

May 20 2019

SYDNEY The group responsible for Australia's top opinion poll and an industry body for market research will review their methods to uncover how pollsters came to wrongly predict a victory for the opposition in the general election, they said on Monday.

'Quiet Australians' are the latest to upset election forecasters' expectations

May 20 2019

SYDNEY The group responsible for Australia's top opinion poll and an industry body for market research will review their methods to uncover how pollsters came to wrongly predict a victory for the opposition in the general election, they said on Monday.

'Quiet Australians' are the latest to upset election forecasters' expectations

May 20 2019

SYDNEY The group responsible for Australia's top opinion poll and an industry body for market research will review their methods to uncover how pollsters came to wrongly predict a victory for the opposition in the general election, they said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-"Quiet Australians" are the latest to upset election forecasters' expectations

May 20 2019

* Billionaire candidate added complexity to election result (Recasts)

UPDATE 3-Australia's election surprise sends shares to 11-year peak

May 20 2019

SYDNEY, May 20 Australian banking, property and private health insurers helped propel the broader sharemarket to an 11-year high on Monday as investors cheered the conservative coalition parties' surprise election victory over the weekend.

Australia shares rally on surprise conservative election win

May 19 2019

SYDNEY Australian banking, property and health-related stocks pushed the sharemarket to an 11-year high on Monday as investors cheered the conservative coalition parties' surprise election victory on the weekend.

Australia's conservative government on course for 'miracle' election victory

May 18 2019

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes and rural townships. | Video

UPDATE 2-Virgin Australia forecasts annual loss on softening demand; shares drop

May 16 2019

* Virgin forecasts FY19 underlying loss of at least A$35.6 mln

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands

May 16 2019

MILDURA, Australia A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election.

RPT-The big Shorten: Investors in Australia position for a Labor government

May 15 2019

SYDNEY, May 15 As Australia's real-estate prices fall at the fastest rate in a generation, some investors are buying property stocks in a bet that the opposition Labor Party will win Saturday's national election.

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