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Customer stories

Fashion AND function. Shoe designer Caroline McCulloch shares her why


Watching women’s disappointment when she prescribed therapeutic shoes for their problematic ankles and feet inspired Brisbane podiatrist Caroline McCulloch to create a range of footwear that’s as stylish as it is comfortable.

21 Feb 2018

Moses & Son: Determined to recharge Australia’s wool industry


The grandeur of Australia’s wool industry is visible in the huge old wool stores standing tall all over our cities. Moses & Son’s Martin Moses wants Australian wool to rise again – and says the next generation of sheep farmers has the power to take on the world.

Economic commentary
15 Mar 2018

The Forward View – Global: March 2018

Economic commentary

Sabre rattling ahead of a potential trade war?


Alternative measures of labour market tightness.

Buying into start-ups has long been the holy grail of forward-thinking investors. Equity crowdfunding opportunities are finally opening the doors.

USD slightly extends Thursday’s gains, AUD makes new YTD low of 0.7710, -1.1% on the day.

Financial market volatility has eased since the US equity market correction in late January but a range of geo-political and market events could trigger another bout of uncertainty.

Sabre rattling ahead of a potential trade war?

Gradually improving profile intact, despite a weak 2017

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Tapas Strickland about the market reaction to this, and to Theresa May’s announcement that 23 Russian diplomats will be sent packing in response to the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

The trends reshaping health and the future implications for the Australian marketplace.

Phil Dobbie talks to NAB’s Rodrigo Cattril about the market impact of a President following a “my way or the highway” agenda.

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