ASX: The local share market is expected to open lower this morning with no lead from Wall Street as US markets were closed for a public holiday in the US.
Of those surveyed, 18 per cent considered a world recession "extremely likely" - more than twice as many as in the previous survey conducted in September 2022. Only one third of respondents to the survey viewed it as unlikely this year.
Treasury analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics data found wages for the lowest-skilled occupations grew 2.3 per cent in the three months to September but just 1.2 per cent for the most skilled workers.
At the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos, the Elbas were both honoured for their work on environmental conservation, food security and climate change.
The world number 21 was photographed on Elizabeth Street in central Melbourne on Sunday riding a Lime e-scooter with a female passenger clinging to him - neither of them wearing helmets.
Jaw-dropping evolution: A wacky story about a travelling carnival in the 1920s and a man who illegally released a host of snakes to a previously snake-free island is responsible for an impressive discovery.