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Japan needs trade peace with the US
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUN 2018
... period. Another quarter of negative GDP growth would bring it back into a technical recession. The details of the National Accounts show that the economy would have contracted by more had it not been from the 0.1 percentage point contribution from net ...
Chief economist update: Another five minutes of sunshine?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUN 2018
... Australians all, let us rejoice! Our economy is in pole position. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) National Accounts report showed the economy expanded by 3.1% in the year to the March quarter, accelerating from the 2.4% in the previous ...
Chief economist update: Rush hour is over for the BOE
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 JUN 2018
... Brexit uncertainty continues as a drag on growth, it's not intensifying. However, the details of the UK National Accounts are worrying. Household spending growth slowing to a mere 0.2% in the three-months to March - the slowest in over three years ...
Chief economist update: Australia cruising at low altitude
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 MAR 2018
Toto, we're still in Kansas! The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) National Accounts report showed the economy grew by 2.4% in the year to the December quarter - a tad slower than the 2.5% annual growth rate recorded in the same quarter of last ...
Chief economist update: The yen's on the up and up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
Instead of reversing, the yen continued to climb after Japan's Cabinet Office released the country's National Accounts showing that economic growth slowed to an annualised rate of 0.5% in the December quarter from 2.2% in the previous three-month period. ...
Chief economist update: The angel in the details
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2018
... the December 2017 quarter and not looking forward to what lies ahead. The angel is in the details of the US National Accounts. Personal consumption expenditures - that which accounts for around 70% of the economy -- was strong, very strong. It contributed ...
Chief economist update: Consumers don't spend on confidence alone
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2018
... a quarterly rate of 0.6% in the three-month period ending September 2017 from 0.9% in the previous one. The National Accounts showed household consumption's contribution to third quarter GDP growth decreased to just 0.1 percentage points after adding ...
Jobs, jobs, jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017
... Where the strength in the labour market doesn't fit is the continued weakness in consumer spending. The latest National Accounts figures showed that household consumption only contributed 0.1 percentage point to third quarter GDP growth, down from the ...
Japan on reverse cycle?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2017
... for this is in line with market expectations. It's a big deal though when scouring through the details of the National Accounts. Certainly, incomes are rising with cash earnings up by 1% in the year to September (up from 0.7% in the previous month) but ...
Enter the dragon
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2017
... August but fixed asset investment slowed to 7.5% from 7.8% over the same period. These are captured by China's national accounts which showed that GDP growth slowed to an annual rate of 6.8% in the third quarter from 6.9% in the second and 6.9% in the ...
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