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Latest Australia analysis
- Oct 18 2019
Mining investment digging itself out of the downturn
With the last of the major LNG installations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory (Wheatstone, Icthys and Prelude) approaching completion, FY19 is likely to be the trough of the current min...
- Oct 14 2019
India: Building and Construction in India 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Increased public expenditure is expected to have offset weakness in residential buildings over the last year. We expect the trend to continue in the short term, but we think that fiscal slippage risk...
- Oct 11 2019
Housing churn an overlooked driver of economic activity
Turnover in the housing stock is an understated yet crucial indicator of the health of the housing market, that has a significant impact on the broader economy. The level of turnover has fallen nearly...
- Oct 08 2019
RBA cut cash rate to 0.75% amid uptick in unemployment rate and subdued business and consumer confidence surveys. Growth still seen at around 2% over FY20
High frequency data released over the past month have been subdued; business confidence has fallen into negative territory and the consumer surveys have worsened. The labour market has held steady, wi...
- Oct 07 2019
Vietnam: Building and Construction in Vietnam 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Despite permits granted since April, most previously halted building projects (in review of their conformity with laws) have not progressed rapidly. This and delays in new project approvals in HCMC an...
- Oct 04 2019
Gauging labour market momentum
The Reserve Bank’s most recent decision to lower interest rates was motivated by concerns over momentum in the labour market. The unemployment rate has been broadly steady for some time, while employm...
- Oct 03 2019
Sydney Suburban Centres and Office Parks 2019 – 2029
Latest data updates have not changed our view that the upswing in Sydney’s suburban office markets has four years to run and will only end when sufficient supply comes on stream to balance the mar...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Oct 18 2019
Rising odds, but still no certainty, of global recession
Risks are high that world growth will undershoot our baseline forecast over the next 12 months. Global growth has already slipped by around 1ppt from its Q1 2018 peak. By comparison, seven previous sl...
- Oct 17 2019
Global warming - a particularly pernicious externality
Rising temperatures from global warming have already resulted in profound alterations to human and natural systems, including increases in drought, flooding, extreme weather, sea level rise and biodiv...
- Oct 16 2019
EM financial conditions a good slowdown buffer
Emerging market financial conditions continued to improve in September. For most EMs, policy support, combined with falling risk perception and interest-rate spreads and favourable asset prices, provi...
- Oct 16 2019
Global - IMF’s GDP growth forecasts are a touch too optimistic
We agree with the IMF’s latest global economic forecasts that global GDP growth in 2019 will be the weakest since the global financial crisis. However, we think that the solid rebound in growth in 202...
- Oct 16 2019
Inside Frontier Markets: October 2019
Our new monthly Frontier Markets report presents our latest macro research and asset views of selected FM sovereigns. In this first edition, we focus on Ecuador, Venezuela, Panama, Ukraine, Iraq and Z...
Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.