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Chief economist update: Australian capex in COVID-19's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
It wasn't that long ago when financial markets expended much speculation on the outcome of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) "Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure" quarterly survey, for not only does it provide an ...
Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... with increased sales of the metal. Don't take my word for it, here's the latest from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS): "Iron ore exports reached a record high of $10.9 billion, accounting for 36% of Australia's total exports... Total ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore to reduce Aussie deficit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
"I see trees of green, red roses too..." - Louis Armstrong It'll be peculiar to even be humming this immortal classic at a time when covid-19 continues to afflict most of the world. But the way it's going for this land down under, it wouldn't ...
Household capital remains key: RIR
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... percentage of household disposable income, have more than tripled over the period. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), in 2017-18, on average, the family home continued to be a household's largest asset in dollar terms, followed ...
Chief economist update: A wonderful set of numbers
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has reported a large uptick in the number of Australians finding their way back into the workforce with 178,000 jobs added in October. "Today's job numbers confirm that Australia's economic recovery ...
Chief economist update: Lowe taking interest rates lower
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... but they still don't diminish the fact that Australia's labour market remains weak. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that the country's unemployment rate increased to 6.9% in September from 6.8% in the previous month and the underemployment ...
Chief economist update: Australia's third arrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
"We are one, but we are many And from all the lands on earth we come We'll share a dream ..." - The Seekers Yes Virginia, we, Australians all, are one in anticipating Christmas to come on October 6 this year - the day when most expect the Reserve ...
End of Super Complaints Tribunal nears
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... technical changes to the rules that govern the tribunal. These proposed changes seek to clarify which Australian Bureau of Statistics reports are used to index AFCA's monetary limits and to correct a reference to legislation. A legislative cross reference ...
Chief economist update: As luck would have it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
"Australians all let us rejoice ... in joyful strains then let us sing, Advance Australia Fair." It wasn't supposed to go this way. Given the re-imposition of lockdown in Melbourne and most Australian states "closed border" policy, financial markets ...
Chief economist update: Is Dan still the man?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... cost an extra 260,000 jobs on top of the 432,000 Victorians rendered jobless due to the lockdown. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data reveals that around 700,000 Victorians became unemployed since March this year. Job losses would have been so ...
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