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Are we an entrepreneurial nation?

Business

Australia is a high performer in academic research – yet when it comes to commercialising that research, we rank last in the industrialised world. It’s time for change, says the Chairman of NAB.

Global Markets Research
18 Jun 2018

Australian Markets Weekly – Across the border: momentum in SA

Agribusiness

In today’s Weekly, we take a closer look at the SA economy that’s shown a distinct improvement in the past year or so.

Economic commentary
14 Jun 2018

NAB Forward View – Global: June 2018

Economic commentary

Cracks starting to show in the upward global growth momentum.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

In today’s Weekly, we take a closer look at the SA economy that’s shown a distinct improvement in the past year or so.

The Low Carbon Shared Portfolio is the first of its kind in Australia.

Trade talks between the US and China took a turn for the worse at the end of last week, with the Trump administration issuing a list of $50 billion worth of products that would be hit with a 25 percent tariff.

Real GDP figures showed a pick-up in growth to 1.0% in Q1 (from 0.5% in Q4) lifting growth to 3.1% over the year.

Sweat, smarts and steely resolve have seen Peter Doonan transform his Sunday backyard business into a thriving supplier of steelware to the rural market.

Hard work and commercial nous acquired on the fly have helped Queenslander Carmel Sales turn a small-time cabinetmaking business into a multimillion-dollar manufacturing powerhouse.

The ECB announced today, as anticipated, that their QE program will finish at the end of the year. But markets weren’t quite expecting the anticipated delay in raising rates – which could be late in 2019.

Nationally dwelling values continued their downwards trend last month; the seventh consecutive month on month decline since the national index series peaked in September last year.

Cracks starting to show in the upward global growth momentum.

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