Search ResultsShowing 31 - 40 of 100+ results for "National Accounts"
Cloudy skies in the land of the rising sun
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUN 2017
... by 31.2% this year to date while that of coking coal is down 37.1%. Not only this, we learned from the National Accounts that exports accounted for the biggest subtraction (0.4 percentage points) to Australia's first quarter GDP growth of ...
Economic growth slows to 1.7pct but not as bad as feared
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUN 2017
... provided the biggest subtraction from growth (0.7 percentage points). Also telegraphed ahead of the National Accounts' release, inventories added most to first quarter GDP growth - adding 0.4 percentage points. While household consumption ...
Five minutes of sunshine tomorrow?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUN 2017
... Statistics' (ABS) 'Business Indicators' report (released yesterday) eased growing concerns that tomorrow's National Accounts would show that the Australian economy weakened sharply - if not outright contracted -- in the first quarter of this year. ...
Be careful what you wish for
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
... This is because of the property market's large multiplier effect. The December quarter 2016 Australian National Accounts revealed that total dwelling investment accounted for only roughly 6% of GDP. Not much. But this underestimates the ...
100 days of Trump (and counting)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
... is below expectations for a 1.1% expansion and the slowest pace in three years. Uglier still, because the National Accounts show a sharp deceleration in household spending growth - that which makes up around 70% of national output -- to 0.3% ...
What a drag
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAR 2017
... intermediate and other merchandise goods (4%) - a testament to the strong household consumption seen in the National Accounts report - and capital goods (3%) which suggest increased investment spending. And in case you haven't noticed, smaller as ...
Consumer-powered
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 JAN 2017
The latest update on US personal income and outlays confirmed the indications from last week's National Accounts that the consumer remains the economy's major driving force. US GDP growth expanded at an annual rate of 1.9% in the fourth quarter ...
Moody Aussies
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JAN 2017
... the shock of the announcement just before the December survey that the economy contracted by 0.5%" (the National Accounts were released on 6 December). For sure, this factored into the consumers' perception that sent the index down 3.9% in the ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 DEC 2016
... That turned out to be highly optimistic. This is because the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) latest National Accounts update showed the Australian economy contracted by 0.5% instead - the first quarterly drop since the 0.2% fall registered ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 OCT 2016
Australia export and import prices When the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the June quarter National Accounts last September, one notable piece of information was the bureau's mention that "The Terms of trade increased by 2.3% in ...
Link to something USlerHRL