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Business conditions eased slightly to +3, slightly below the long-run average. Business confidence picked up to +3 in the December quarter. > Read MoreBusiness confidence is sub-trend, but holding up reasonably well in the face of financial turmoil. Business conditions eased, but still consistent with non-mining recovery > Read MoreBusiness outlook remains positive despite some pull back in the final quarter of 2015. Suggests global uncertainties continue to be the greatest risk. > Read MoreBusiness confidence resilient to financial market turmoil (for now). Business conditions suggest non-mining recovery remains on track > Read MoreMany Australians dream of a financial windfall that would significantly improve their lives forever, but how much is enough? In this special report, we ask over 2,000 Australians to tell us how much they need. > Read MoreBy Alan OsterConsistently above average business conditions are an encouraging sign that the apparent non-mining sector recovery continues to gain traction, despite relatively muted levels of business confidence. > Read MoreBusiness conditions remain encouragingly robust, maintaining the solid gains obtained over the past year despite less than impressive levels of business confidence. > Read MoreBased on incoming information, we have modestly reviewed our GDP forecasts to 2.6% in 2015/16 and 3.0% in 2016/17 (annual average). Overall, NAB Economics remain of the view that the recovery in the non-mining sector is slowly becoming more well entrenched. > Read MoreBusiness conditions among Australia’s ASX 300 firms rose to a new survey high of +20 points (up +12 from +8 points in the previous quarter). The gap between very big and small business is now at its widest margin since this survey began. > Read MoreThe NAB Quarterly Business Survey provides a rich source of information about Australian business, their behaviours and the environment in which they operate. In addition to questions around sales, profitability, employment and the like, one focus of the Survey revolves around currency markets. > Read MoreIn the quarter, SME business conditions stayed unchanged at +4 index points. Within the components of business conditions, trading conditions were particularly strong, which flowed into modestly better profitability conditions. However, employment conditions remained subdued. > Read MoreLeading indicators were generally more positive in Q3 2015. Forward orders jumped to their highest level since late 2009, while expectations for conditions in 3 and 12 months time both improved. > Read More
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