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Born for success? Find out what sets entrepreneurs apart

Business

Have you got the entrepreneurial gene? We examine the psychology of business success with Geoff Rohrsheim, who’s built and sold a series of companies, and Andreas Rauch, Professor of Entrepreneurship at The University of Sydney Business School.

Agribusiness
23 Sep 2019

Is crop diversity the future of Australian agriculture?

Agribusiness

Timothy Reeves of the University of Melbourne discusses why there’s a real opportunity to grow a wider range of crops and build a more sustainable Australian agriculture model.

Economic commentary
13 Dec 2019

NAB’s World on Two Pages: December 2019

Economic commentary

Unchanged forecasts for Australia with expected growth of 1.75% while across the globe we expect US growth to ease somewhat further and Japan’s economy is set to contract in Q4.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Unchanged forecasts for Australia with expected growth of 1.75% while across the globe we expect US growth to ease somewhat further and Japan’s economy is set to contract in Q4.

Two significant deadlines today means, whatever happens, we can expect some volatility.

Venture capital is too important for investors to ignore as it occupies an increasingly large part of the global economy and provides opportunities not available elsewhere, experts told the 2019 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.

Amid conflicting trade signals, signs growth is stabilising

The Fed has announced no moves on rates in the US, with no expectations for cuts in 2020.

Economic conditions in 2020 are expected to remain unfavourable for commodity markets.

Private demand still “running on empty”. Broadly unchanged forecasts but concerns to the downside. Fiscal policy help unlikely.

The housing market recovery has continued to gather some pace through with our national index up 1.7% last month.

What does next year hold for Australian business owners? Listen to our podcast for NAB Chief Economist Alan Oster’s 2020 vision on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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