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Luxury Property Market Update

Business

The return of wealthy expats and pent-up demand has fuelled record-breaking prestige sales, making for a year unlike any other.

Agribusiness
16 Nov 2021

Regional revolution: Why the pressure’s on rural Australia

Agribusiness

Call it a treechange, call it a search for opportunity… whatever the reason, many Australians are swapping the city for a rural idyll. Regional Australia Institute CEO Liz Ritchie discusses the implications and opportunities of this migration.

Economic commentary
17 Dec 2021

NAB’s World on Two Pages – December 2021

Economic commentary

For Australia the Q3 national accounts showed a smaller hit to activity than we had expected but we continue to see a very strong snap back in activity in Q4. Globally, advanced economy growth was robust in Q3, and a similar outcome is expected in Q4 albeit with a shift in the source of growth away from Europe towards the US and Japan.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Bond yields retreated at the end of last week even though the assumption remains that the Fed will signal a March hike.

RBA to end QE in February while forecasts suggest Omicron is set to peak, adding greater inflation risk.

The coming year will deliver both opportunities and challenges.

As we enter the Year of the Tiger, NAB’s Gerard Burg reminds us why Asia will continue to be the region of opportunities post-COVID.

An apartment in the city, a home in the country and a rental place in the ‘burbs.
That’s the dream. But before you pack your portfolio with property, consider these tips for the year ahead.

Latest flurry ahead of January 25-26 FOMC suggests March rates lift off expected.

The return of wealthy expats and pent-up demand has fuelled record-breaking prestige sales, making for a year unlike any other.

AUD/USD made its low point for the year on Dec.3 at 0.6993 – the pair’s only foray below 0.7000 in 2021.

Labour shortages through the eyes of Australian Business: How prevalent is it, expectations & how might it be resolved?

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