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Chief economist update: China's vote for US president
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020
As the world anxiously awaits the result of the US Presidential election, it is perhaps China that is sweating most on the outcome.
Chief economist update: RBA does the limbo rock
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
Australian equities and bond markets applauded after the Reserve Bank of Australia didn't disappoint expectations, showing how low it can go.
RBA cuts rate to new historic low
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced another rate cut, bringing the cash rate down to 0.10% for the first time in history.
The rate that stops the nation
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
Prior to the horses hitting the track many economists are betting on a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia's board today to a new historical low of 0.10%.
Climate change greater threat than COVID: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
Climate change is set to have a greater impact on the economy than the COVID-19 lockdowns, according to a new report from Deloitte Access Economics.
Chief economist update: Not out of the woods
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
The US has reversed its biggest economic contraction in history with the sharpest recovery on record.
Chief economist update: Europe, we have a problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
Just as we rejoice for the easing of restrictions on home soil, Europe is now facing the tough task of implementing harsher restrictions as COVID-19 infection rates grow.
Chief economist update: The recession is over
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
The Australian recession is over, if Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle is to be believed.
Chief economist update: Victoria's victory
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 OCT 2020
The state's reopening will unleash Victorian households' pent-up demand and revive consumer spending that, in turn, lifts business revenues, profits and employment. This virtuous Victorian circle would have positive flow-on effects on the whole entire ...
Tasmania remains best performing state: CommSec
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 26 OCT 2020
Tasmania has retained its status as having the best performing economy in Australia for the third consecutive quarter, CommSec research shows.
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