ASX and Wall Street: The ASX will reopen today after being closed for the Australia Day public holiday. US stock indexes rose overnight after and better-than-expected economic growth last quarter helped ease worries of a deep recession. Tesla's bullish outlook boosted the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
Canstar analysis showed the average worker earning $92,030 would need a $7,178 increase in annual income to keep pace with inflation, which rose 7.8 per cent annually in the December quarter.
Roderick George Halligan, 59, of Spring Hill in Brisbane's inner north, faced Queensland District Court for sentencing on Wednesday after pleading guilty to four counts of fraud and one of attempted fraud.
More than 100 influencers have been identified for investigation after more than 150 tip-offs to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
The watchdog asked people to identify any influencers who weren't disclosing when their posts constituted paid ads.