Chief economist update: Will Australia avoid another global recession?BY BENJAMIN ONG | FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019 9:31AM
As I've ranted many times before, the problem in today's world isn't the cost of borrowing but the general uncertainty that's preventing businesses from investing and consumers from consuming.Read more: US, Employment, Business, EU, Japan, China, QE, Will Australia, Australians, Brexit, ECB, Fed, Germany, Iran, Italy, Lucky Country, Mexico, Morrison, National Accounts, National Australia Bank, RBNZ, South Korea, Trump, Wall Street Journal, Westpac/Melbourne Institute
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