CORPORATE AND INSTITUTIONAL

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23 Nov 2021

Place matters: ESG and communities

As part of NAB’s Bank for Transition interview series we speak to Associate Professor Rae Dufty-Jones and Dr Neil Perry from Western Sydney University on the future of building sustainable communities and how government is listening.

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16 Nov 2021

NAB Superannuation FX Hedging Survey 2021: summary

Our 10th biennial survey – the only survey of its kind to examine hedging techniques of Australian Super Funds – captures their shifting priorities in this rapidly changing landscape.

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24 Nov 2021

Changing mindset for digital risks – NAB cyber security roundtable

The breathtaking pace of cyber attacks in a constantly evolving threat landscape needs an even faster shift in thinking for today’s business leaders.

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6 Oct 2021

NAB Corporate Cash Index: Q2 2021

The NAB Corporate Cash Index draws on our own Corporate and Institutional Banking client insight analytics to reveal cash management trends.

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IN FOCUS: Sustainability

A look at what’s been happening in the sustainable finance market in Australia and abroad.

A look at what’s been happening in the sustainable finance market in Australia and abroad.

A look at what’s been happening in the sustainable finance market in Australia and abroad.

A look at what’s been happening in the sustainable finance market in Australia and abroad.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

We now forecast the global economy to expand by 3.0% in 2022 before slowing to 2.5% in 2023. For Australia, we have pulled back our near-term growth forecasts, with high frequency data showing a slowing in consumption growth. Following growth of 2.2% during 2022, we continue to see below-trend growth of 1.6% through 2023 and 1.8% through 2024.

The San Francisco Fed’s Mary Daly warned it is too early to ‘declare victory’ over inflation.

Weaker growth prospects, persistent inflation & geopolitical risk

It was all about US CPI overnight with markets reacting sharply to a lower than expected print with Equity and FX markets taking the CPI miss as a positive signal, taking some pressure off the Fed and a sign that inflation has peaked.

Our data mapping points to moderate growth in retail sales in July.

Rebound set to fade as consumption slows in H2 2022

There was no let-up in elevated price pressures in the July NAB Business Survey published yesterday, with price indicators accelerating further from the already record highs of recent months.

In this Weekly we look at job ads in more detail to see what they may be portending for activity, and we also cross check the data with other information.

Confidence & conditions rally as economy strains capacity limits

China is continuing its military drills around Taiwan, but that hasn’t impacted markets apart from gold (+0.7% to 1,787.61) retaining some slight geopolitical risk premium.

While consumption has outperformed in the pandemic era – notwithstanding significant differences between sectors – gravity now appears to be catching up.

NAB’s Commercial Property Index eased to +1 pt in Q2 (+11 in Q1) amid reports market is starting to respond to higher inflation and interest rates.

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