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Capex brings cheer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2017
... continued to slow before registering outright negative year-on-year growth from the March quarter of 2013 to the June quarter of this year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) latest update shows that Australian companies might be starting to ...
Powell power
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2017
... intervening years with year-on-year growth rising by as much as 3.8% (March quarter 2015) ans slowing by as much as 1.2% (June quarter 2016) but since then growth has sequentially accelerated to reach 2.3% in the year to the September 2017 quarter. The ...
C is the key
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 NOV 2017
... 1.0% in the year to September. With the ratio of households' debt service and principal repayments at a low 9.9% (June quarter 2017), the increase take up in credit is sure to find its way into increased spending that raises company sales and profits ...
Japan on reverse cycle?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2017
... following a 0.7% increase in the second. Business spending growth slowed to 0.2% from the 0.5% rate recorded in the June quarter. Similarly, fiscal spending is on the down low with government consumption down by 0.1% in the third quarter from 0.6% in ...
Less liquidity to lessen risk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2017
... than the government's growth target of 6.5% this year. Chinese GDP grew by 6.9% in the year to the March 2017 and June quarter and 6.8% in the September quarter.
Changed RBA rate expectations?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2017
... lower-than-expected third quarter CPI inflation results - headline down to 1.8% in the September quarter from 1.9% in the June quarter; weighted median and trimmed mean unchanged at 1.9% and 1.8% respectively, but the chain volume measure of retail sales ...
ECB schedules taper
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2017
... - below but close to 2%. Recent stats bear this out. Eurozone GDP growth accelerated to 2.3% in the year to the June quarter. This is the fastest growth rate since the March 2011 quarter and marks the third straight quarter of strengthening growth. The ...
Jobs galore
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2017
... tightening Australian labour market translates into a pick-up in wages growth - recorded at a record low 1.9% in the June quarter. It may well do but my best guess is that employed workers will use the "pay rise" to rebuild their dwindling savings - ...
India's upside risks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2017
... (GVA) 2017/18 growth projection to 6.7% from 7.3% predicted in August. Indian GDP slowed to 5.7% in the year to the June quarter from 6.1% in the first quarter of this year. This is the slowest annual growth rate the March 2014 quarter (5.3%) and marks ...
Profit margin squeeze
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 OCT 2017
... about three months. The latest ABS estimate of manufacturing output volumes growth of 1.8% quarter on quarter in the June quarter of 2017, the strongest quarter of growth since June 2011. The latest results from the Australian PMI indicate another quarter ...
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