30 July 2020 Alan Oster Podcast – Coronavirus and the economy

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

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In today’s podcast, NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster discusses the impacts of the Coronavirus:

  • Lots of fairly discouraging news at present, not least being the 723 coronavirus cases in Victoria today. But more broadly, we are seeing in both our data and ABS data the sense that economic activity began to slow in July. This has not been confined to Victoria.
  • Our Q2 2020 SME Business Survey was released this morning, and shows Australian SMEs taking a large hit from the virus.

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