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Foreign exchange

FX and your business weekly podcast: 5 May 2021


Our new podcast series to help small to medium sized businesses make sense of current market movements.

16 Apr 2021

Looking to the future of Australian agri exports


As Australian agriculture exports gets set for record earnings, NAB agri economist Phin Ziebell looks beyond the stellar numbers to examine where future opportunities lie.

Economic commentary
7 May 2021

Australian housing market update: May 2021

Economic commentary

Housing values are still rising at a rapid pace, up 6.8% over the past three months to be 10.2% higher than the COVID low in September last year.


US CPI numbers came in on the high side and markets have reacted swiftly with equities falling sharply and the bond sell-off pushing Treasury yields up.

Watch our digital events to find out what the budget means for you, businesses across Australia, and the economy.

Our new podcast series to help small to medium sized businesses make sense of current market movements. This week’s podcast includes a focus on inflation and FX implications .

The risk off mood is being driven by increasing inflation concerns.

What does the budget mean for investment markets? In this report, we unpack the Federal Budget and highlight some high level implications for investment markets in Australia.

Tax cuts were on the agenda in the 2021 Federal Budget – along with significant changes to super for older people and women and cuts to the cost of childcare.

Aged care, mental health, vaccine and NDIS funding headlined in the 2021 Federal Budget – plus women’s health funding and tax incentives for biotech start-ups.

Childcare, pre-schools and job training featured heavily in this year’s Federal Budget, with some big spending initiatives on the table.

Federal Budget 2021 delivered $15.2 billion in infrastructure spending over the next 10 years – including a new freight hub in Melbourne.

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