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NAB Group Economics

NAB Group Economics

“A leading team of economists who provide updates on domestic, international and industrial economic trends”

NAB’s Group Economics consists of a leading team of economists who provide accurate, timely and relevant updates on domestic, international and industrial economic trends.

Headed up by the Group Chief Economist, Alan Oster, the team is comprised of three distinct departments:

- Australian economics and commodities
- International economics
- Industry economics

The team publish a wealth of content including reports, surveys, forecasts and indexes.

RECENTLY PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Confidence declines, while conditions remain below average.

This month’s result points to a further improvement in retail sales, albeit from a low base.

Consumer anxiety rises as concerns over the economy grow.

With growth having slowed in Q2 2019, there appears limited prospect of a turnaround in Q3 – given the relative weakness in business surveys, market expectations and the deteriorating global trade environment.

Housing market made further progress towards a recovery in September, recording the third consecutive month of gains.

US opens new fronts in the trade war.

Unchanged forecasts with low rates expected to persist.

Business conditions rose 1pt in September to +2 index points. This continues the below average run of business conditions but suggests that the trend weakening since mid-2018 has slowed.

The Australian economy grew by 1.4% over the year to the June 2019, its weakest growth since 2009.

Economy tracking OK but trade & other headwinds will take their toll.

RBA to cut in October and again in December, taking the cash rate to 0.5% by year’s end.

This result points to a modest improvement in retail sales, albeit from a poor result last month.

Global economic growth slowed further in Q2 2019. Major advanced economy (AE) GDP growth declined to its slowest pace since mid-2016.

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