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WA start-up takes aim at the consumer market

Business

Turning IP into profitable products: WA start-up Wangle Technologies has the lucrative network security market in its sights.

Agribusiness
9 Oct 2017

Agri needs next gen leadership: Australia’s ‘Harvard for agribusiness’

Agribusiness

Australian agribusinesses are joining forces with universities to harness growing interest in agricultural careers and develop the future industry leadership needed to succeed in the global agricultural marketplace.

Global Markets Research
19 Oct 2017

NAB Quarterly Business Survey: September Quarter 2017

Economic commentary

The NAB Quarterly Business Survey showed a continuation of the very upbeat conditions for firms into the September quarter.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

The NAB Quarterly Business Survey showed a continuation of the very upbeat conditions for firms into the September quarter.

Milk It is from Nirvana’s third album ‘In Utero’ and starts with the line ‘I am my own parasite, I don’t need a host to live’. It references Kurt Cobain’s frustration with fame and drug addiction.

Overall sentiment in commercial property markets moderated for the second straight quarter, with NAB’s Commercial Property Index down 5 points to +18 in Q3, but still well above long-term average levels (+2).

NAB’s proprietary indicator of Australian retail sales, the NAB Cashless Retail Sales Index, reveals a rebound in spending in the month of September.

The USD has continued to eke out small gains amid ongoing speculation over Fed Chair nomination, US equities are flat (DJ briefly traded above 23k for the first time) and commodities are mixed.

Turning IP into profitable products: WA start-up Wangle Technologies has the lucrative network security market in its sights.

Economic growth in most states is expected to strengthen somewhat in 2017-18 before moderating a little in 2018-19 as dwelling investment and LNG exports peak.

Consumption has held despite consumer worries.

It has been a quiet start to the week in the Northern Hemisphere, but of note the USD is slightly stronger across the board and commodities also had a good night.

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