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Economic commentary

NAB Quarterly Business Survey: Quarter 3 2018

Business

The business conditions index decreased 2pts to +13 in 2018 Q3, but remains well above its long-run average. Business confidence also fell, declining 4pts to +3 index points, a little below its historical average.

Agribusiness
12 Oct 2018

NAB Rural Commodities Wrap: October 2018

Agribusiness

The NAB Rural Commodities Index rose 6.5% in September, recording the biggest monthly gain since December 2010.

Economic commentary
17 Oct 2018

NAB Monthly Cashless Retail Sales Index September 2018

Economic commentary

The NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index gained 0.2% in September on a month-on-month basis, its weakest result since April this year. Five out of six major categories grew in the month; while other retailing contracted.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Using blockchain to boost green investment: How to create trust, transparency and liquidity for green infrastructure opportunities.

There’s caution in the air, but could it just be for a day?

The business conditions index decreased 2pts to +13 in 2018 Q3, but remains well above its long-run average. Business confidence also fell, declining 4pts to +3 index points, a little below its historical average.

Senior Economist David De Garis sits down with David Giovanelli from Business and Corporate Sales to discuss the current landscape for the AUD.

Despite increasing tensions over the missing Saudi journalist, oil fell sharply.

The NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index gained 0.2% in September on a month-on-month basis, its weakest result since April this year. Five out of six major categories grew in the month; while other retailing contracted.

US shares are racing ahead again on earnings results and further evidence of a strong US economy.

AUD/USD positively correlated to oil prices more often than not.

There are good reasons to join forces with like-minded medical practitioners – but there are challenges to consider, too. NAB Health’s Tim Daha and Stephen Power take a look at the pros and cons of corporate medicine.

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