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Business View

Building business confidence in 2021

Business

NAB senior leaders discuss the economy and the opportunities for business in 2021. Watch the video now.

Agribusiness
18 Dec 2020

Why agribusiness succession planning should start now

Agribusiness

Generational wealth transfer can be a challenge for any family but on the land the stakes can be even higher. Here, expert advisers reveal why it’s never been more important for agribusiness owners to start planning for the next generation.

Coronavirus
14 Jan 2021

14 January 2021 Alan Oster Podcast – Coronavirus and the economy

Economic commentary

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Business conditions improve to multi-year highs.

The IMF has upped their forecasts for global growth but, as Tapas Strickland suggests on this morning’s podcast, markets don’t tend to pay a lot of attention to these numbers

This week we review the range of views within NAB’s research teams about the future of various conventional and unconventional monetary policy settings.

Recovery from COVID-19 continues across Australia

Markets turned sharply to a risk-off mood at the end of last week, on the realisation that vaccine roll outs will take longer than hoped whilst infections are growing.

The ECB changed nothing overnight, with President Lagarde saying risks remained on the downside.

QE to continue, RBA to grapple with ending YCC.

An internal RBA document obtained under a freedom of information request discussed the likely impact of low interest rates on asset prices (see RBA FOI).

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