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Chief economist update: Australia cruising at low altitude
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 MAR 2018
... reveals continued moderation in the quarterly growth rate to 0.4% from 0.6% in the September quarter and 1.1% in the June quarter. X-Y. Exports of goods and services fell by 1.8% while imports increased by 0.5% in the December quarter. While the increase ...
Chief economist update: Australia low on credit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2018
... December quarter, marginally above the previous quarter's 2% and not far above the record slowest 1.9% growth in the June quarter. A bit dated perhaps, but other household indicators show a similar trend. While it quickened from the 15-year low of 1.1% ...
Jobs, jobs, jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017
... contributed 0.1 percentage point to third quarter GDP growth, down from the 0.5 percentage point it added in the June quarter. More up-to-date data on retail spending - a subset of overall household consumption - show tentative signs that it's gaining ...
All up and all together now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2017
... growth rate. So will Australia's economic growth if consensus expectations for acceleration to 3% from 1.8% in the June quarter prove accurate. We'll find out this Wednesday when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases the September quarter ...
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 ...
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