Business View

Building business confidence in 2021


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

18 Dec 2020

Why agribusiness succession planning should start now


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.

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.


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).

It’s Inauguration Day, or it will be when Wednesday eventually ticks round in the US.

Markets are looking through the prospect on any unrest on inauguration day, but the more immediate question is what will the President do today?

China’s economy enters 2021 with momentum, but expected to slow across the year.

Markets responded at the end of the week to Joe Biden’s proposals for stimulating the US economy.

Bond yields were already on the rise before Fed chairman Jerome Powell talked down the likelihood of any easing in bond purchases this year.

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