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Innovation Lessons from Israel

Business

A new whitepaper from NAB examines how the Australian SME sector, and the country more broadly, can continue to prosper, and what we can do to support SMEs. Get the full picture.

Agribusiness
18 Jun 2019

Managing our future landscapes: Australian National Outlook 2019

Agribusiness

A report by CSIRO, NAB and 20 other organisations, draws on the latest scientific data and states that Australia is at a crossroads and faces a stark choice – strive towards a more positive future of growth and prosperity or suffer a slow decline.

Economic commentary
18 Jul 2019

NAB Quarterly Business Survey – June Quarter 2019

Economic commentary

Conditions ease further, while confidence increases.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Reserve Bank research suggests that the two rate cuts to date will boost growth by 0.25-0.4pp over two years and lift inflation by only 0.1pp over two to three years.

There was a reversal of fortunes on Friday as the NY Fed clarified comments from their President John Williams the day before.

A new whitepaper from NAB examines how the Australian SME sector, and the country more broadly, can continue to prosper, and what we can do to support SMEs. Get the full picture.

Could the Fed be careering to a half percent rate cut at the end of the month?

Conditions ease further, while confidence increases.

The Fed’s Beige Book is out this morning.

Growth eased across all states and territories last year and early 2019, but the last few months have seen some improvement.

Current market sentiment among property professionals still negative but lifted in Q2 post the Federal election. Future expectations also improved sharply, reflecting a stronger outlook for prices and rents.

Ray Attrill discusses whats next for the AUD as it returns above 0.70 USD.

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