Swan Says Australia to Cease Mortgage-Bond Buys

April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan talks about the government's purchases of residential mortgage-backed securities. Australia will stop buying mortgage bonds as a revival in the market means the government’s support is no longer needed, according to Swan. He spoke at the Bloomberg Australia Economic Summit in Sydney today. (This report is an excerpt and contains some audio technical problems. Source: Bloomberg)

Is Black Friday Fading to Grey?
48:25 - Huw McKay, senior international economist at Westpac, discusses the prospects for black Friday as consumer confidence declines. He speaks to Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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