Financial Markets


We look at population dynamics over the COVID period and assess their implications for the outlook for rents.


The signals to watch to see if central banks are right or wrong.

What’s the economic and financial markets landscape 12 Months on from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic?

We investigate the implications of the sharp fall in underemployment.

AUD/USD outlook revised up.

We’ve constructed an experimental summary index based on the common trend in a range of a mix of daily and weekly private-sector and official statistics

The Weekly looks at the Parliamentary Budget Office’s estimates of the impact of the virus on the budget. Plus, the Government’s recently announced housing subsidy.

Budget revision provides scope for additional stimulus to shore up recovery.

Measuring spare capacity amid an exodus from the workforce.

Lower net overseas migration should see Australia’s population growth more than halve to 0.7% in 2020-21.

Easier monetary policy should be helpful in supporting the economy as activity rebounds later this year.

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