RBA to remove some emergency accommodation in 2018.

What does the Bank of Canada mean for the RBA?

Increasing household wealth (due to rising equity and house prices), as well as a high level of consumer confidence, remain tailwinds for consumer spending.

Q2 GDP data will be released on Wednesday 6 September at 11:30am AEST. Additional partials will be available tomorrow and may alter our forecast.

NAB’s Mark Todd and a panel considered the future of fintech and the implications for investment at the KangaNews-NAB Fixed Income Beyond the Institutional Sector Summit last month.

After a sluggish start to the year, GDP growth rebounded in the June quarter and the labour market continues to tighten.

Conditions continue their strong run, bolstering business confidence.

Revisions to real GDP growth forecasts this month largely reflect a stronger than expected rebound in coal exports following disruptions from Cyclone Debbie in Q1. Further out, we have not fundamentally changed the tone of our outlook.

Following a slow start to the year, GDP growth looks to have accelerated in the June quarter.

Encouraging signs emerging, but long-term headwinds keep RBA on the sideline.

Business conditions hit another multi-year high, with most industries performing well. Stronger trading conditions (sales) and profitability drove the improvement, while employment conditions were steady.

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