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NAB Group Economics

“A leading team of economists who provide updates on domestic, international and industrial economic trends”

NAB’s Group Economics consists of a leading team of economists who provide accurate, timely and relevant updates on domestic, international and industrial economic trends.

Headed up by the Group Chief Economist, Alan Oster, the team is comprised of three distinct departments:

- Australian economics and commodities
- International economics
- Industry economics

The team publish a wealth of content including reports, surveys, forecasts and indexes.

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Australians and businesses overwhelmingly think our country is a great place to live and have a business. However, Australian consumers and businesses are anxious about what the future holds.

Commercial property market sentiment has continued to build on the positive gains seen in our last survey. NAB’s Commercial Property Index rose 5 points to +21 in Q4 – its highest level since the Survey began in early-2010.

Business surveys and measures tracking the volume of activity suggest that the global economic upturn lifted a notch toward the end of last year and that trend seems to have continued into early 2017.

New data released by NAB today indicates that spending on consumption-based goods and services by NAB customers grew 3.1% over the year to Q4 2016.

Low-tier SMEs’ business conditions now comparable to that of their mid-tier and high-tier counterparts

Brighter signs suggest moderate global reflation continues

NAB Economics changes cash rate view to one 25bp cut in late 2017.

Stronger near-term momentum will keep RBA on hold, but 2018 still a worry.

Get the latest monthly update on housing market conditions around Australia.

The strength witnessed in last month’s NAB Monthly Business Survey continued into January, with both business conditions and confidence jumping to much higher levels.

The US economy continues along the same moderate growth path it has experienced in its recovery from the Global Financial Crisis.

Business confidence was down slightly, but has been remarkably steady for a long period given the context of global and political uncertainty.

Prices across the base metals complex have generally been stronger than expected in recent months, prompting some upward revisions to our price forecasts

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