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Business

Advice that changed my life

Business

Good advice that you just have to take… six entrepreneurs share the words of wisdom that helped them turn their ideas into thriving businesses.

Agribusiness
20 Nov 2018

Trailblazing farmers

Agribusiness

Technology in agriculture – ‘agtech’ – brings endless innovations to Australian farms. And despite cost challenges, it can improve the bottom line.

Economic commentary
17 Dec 2018

Australian Housing Market Update December 2018

Economic commentary

National dwelling values slipped 0.7% lower over the month, led by larger falls in Sydney and Melbourne where the pace of decline has accelerated. Nationally, dwelling values are down 4.2% since peaking in October last year, reducing back to levels last seen in December 2016.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

In today’s Weekly – our last for 2018 – we cover these developments as we wrap up 2018, and look forward to 2019.

National dwelling values slipped 0.7% lower over the month, led by larger falls in Sydney and Melbourne where the pace of decline has accelerated. Nationally, dwelling values are down 4.2% since peaking in October last year, reducing back to levels last seen in December 2016.

Macquarie saw demand for long tenors and appetite for socially responsible investments.

US shares were pummelled on Friday as fears of a global slowdown widen.

Education has grown to a scale export industry, and is now Australia’s third largest export earner.

Mario Draghi’s fear of growing downside risks didn’t do too much damage to the Euro.

Slowing growth paired with greater uncertainty going forward.

The Chinese economy is liberalising and opening up to the rest of the world, paving the way for foreign investors to tap into opportunities in the increasingly wealthy nation, the 2018 ASFA Conference heard.

Corporates will need to be nimble and be ready to access issuance windows at short notice in 2019.

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