ECONOMIC COMMENTARY

Towards the future of the Australian, Asian and global economies: latest updates on domestic, international and industrial trends from NAB Group Economics.

BUSINESS surveys

Latest restrictions will hit Victoria’s economy hard, but COVID-19 has impacted all states.

Conditions continue to recover, but confidence remains fragile.

The impact of COVID-19 sees a large deterioration in conditions.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

The RBA is widely expected to ease policy further in November by cutting the cash rate to 0.10%, along with the 3-year yield target (YCC) and the TFF rate.

Market and seasonal conditions strengthen Australian agriculture.

Wellbeing diverging markedly across the country.

NAB launches a new measure of business wellbeing.

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

Sustained large budget deficits likely regardless of the victor, with Biden the frontrunner.

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

China’s recovery remains industrial led, but consumers are finally emerging.

NAB Group Chief Economist Alan Oster talks about the latest impacts of the Coronavirus. Listen now.

We’ve seen a small (0.2%) increase in overall consumption spending, for the week ended October 10.

Trends in global commodity prices remain mixed.

COVID-19 put the brakes on already stalling foreign investment.

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