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

9:22am BST

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

9:09am BST

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

9:07am BST

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

9:05am BST

* Billionaire candidate added complexity to election result (Recasts)

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

8:08am BST

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

19 May 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

17 May 2019

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

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands

16 May 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

15 May 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.

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

15 May 2019

SYDNEY 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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