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Latest Australia analysis
- Nov 16 2018
Strong employment and lower saving underpin spending
Strong employment growth and a trend decline in the household saving rate have supported household consumption in recent years, overcoming sluggish income growth. However, looking forward we expect em...
- Nov 16 2018
China: Building and Construction in China 2018-2022: November 2018 Update
Our forecasts for total building (residential and non-residential) completions are relatively unchanged -to decline moderately in 2018 (-4% ) and flatten in 2019.
- Nov 15 2018
Vietnam: Building and Construction in Vietnam 2018-2022: November 2018 Update
Total construction work done is predicted to strengthen with 10.5% growth expected for 2018.
- Nov 13 2018
High frequency data confirming our view of a two speed economy, with retail spending slowing but business investment spending still strong. Drag from households is still expected to slow growth from a projected 3.3% this year to 2.6% in 2019
Consumers remain the weak link in the outlook. Growth in retail sales volumes slowed to 0.2% q/q in Q3, and the consumer confidence surveys have fallen back in recent months amid the ongoing weakness ...
- Nov 12 2018
Japan: Building and Construction in Japan 2018-2022: November 2018 Update
The total Japanese construction investment profile remains solid, backed by solid economic fundamentals, low interest rates and buoyant sentiment among consumers and businesses.
- Nov 12 2018
Malaysia: Building and Construction in Malaysia 2018-2022: November 2018 Update
Against a backdrop of falling public expenditure, slowing economic growth and lingering base effects from a construction spending splurge in 2016, overall construction activity is set to fall a furthe...
- Nov 09 2018
Sydney Industrial Property Market 2018 – 2028
Industrial property has delivered strong investment returns over the past 3 years. Fanned by low interest rates that channelled funds into the sector, firming yields have pushed capital values to new...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Nov 15 2018
Early evidence on who’s winning the trade war
Financial market moves since February suggest the US is getting the better of China in their trade war. But is this right? Actual evidence on trade flows is only just starting to emerge and is mixed&#...
- Nov 08 2018
Oxford Economics Global Risk Survey: Q4 2018
Businesses are increasingly concerned about the risk of a sharp global slowdown, based on our latest survey of global risk perceptions. More than 1 in 5 respondents now perceive risks to economic grow...
- Nov 06 2018
Global credit conditions diverge further
The divergence in global credit conditions we noted earlier this year has become more marked. Our measure of global standards continued to ease in Q3 but only due to loosening standards in the US. A m...
- Nov 06 2018
PMIs point to only a gradual loss of growth momentum
Recent activity news confirms that the global economy continues to stage a fairly synchronised but gradual slowdown, with few obvious bright spots outside the US. But for now, the latest data are not ...
- Nov 01 2018
Reports of the dollar’s demise greatly exaggerated
Speculation that the dollar could lose its status as the world’s main reserve currency “sooner rather than later” looks, in our view, wide of the mark. Across a range of international uses, the dollar...
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A comprehensive overview of the long run Australia residential and non-residential outlook. Includes detailed forecasts by sector, including houses, apartments, offices, retail, warehouses, accommodation, education and health.
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.