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Latest Australia analysis
- May 17 2018
Structural drags will weigh on productivity growth
As in other developed economies, Australia has seen total labour productivity growth (GDP per employee) slow over the last five years. Progress has been hampered by a stalling (and in some cases reve...
- May 14 2018
Economy continues to grow steadily and we maintain our 2018 forecast of 2.7% growth. Government announces sweeping income tax cuts but initial impact will be limited, with majority of changes deferred to the mid-2020s
The high frequency data are broadly in line with our forecast. The recent slowdown in employment growth has been accompanied by a dip in the consumer confidence surveys, although they remain in positi...
- May 14 2018
China: Building and Construction in China 2018-2022: May 2018 Update
Total building completions in 2017 declined by 0.7%, triggered by a series of stringent property curbing to cool down the housing market in particular. These negative impacts will continue to be f...
- May 14 2018
High frequency indicators confirm momentum is building, GDP growth still seen at 2.7% this year and next
The high frequency data is broadly confirming our forecast. Household spending continues to be the weak link in demand, with the recent slowdown in employment growth accompanied by a dip in the consum...
- May 11 2018
2018/19 Federal budget review
Treasurer Scott Morrison passed down his third Federal budget on Tuesday. Following a revenue windfall from strong employment growth over the last year, the Treasurer announced a plan for staged incom...
- May 10 2018
Singapore: Building and Construction in Singapore 2018-2022: May 2018 Update
Latest indicators of the housing market point to a stabilisation after a nearly four-year slump, but we expect this recovery to be gradual due to weaker housing fundamentals, especially in the large...
- May 07 2018
Indonesia: Building and Construction in Indonesia 2018-2022: May 2018 Update
The construction sector work done value growth in 2017 is expected to have slowed to 5.9% due to slower government infrastructure spending disbursement and softening housing demand. We expect tota...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Oct 22 2018
Inflation to once again be the dog that did not bark
Concern is rising that inflation may take off in advanced economies as labour markets tighten and spare capacity diminishes. We agree it is set to rise after years of surprising to the downside. Howev...
- Oct 18 2018
Market sell-off not down to trade war fears
The perception that markets have been increasingly shrugging off trade war fears is well founded, even against the backdrop of last week’s sell-off. Based on our analysis of 70 trade war news events o...
- Oct 18 2018
Global growth easing, but not alarmingly so
We continue to see a moderate, slightly sharper slowdown in global GDP growth in 2019 than both the consensus and the IMF. While the US is expected to remain a source of economic strength, the boost t...
- Oct 16 2018
Still little reason to fear a surge in core inflation
Concerns that tight labour markets and a lack of spare capacity will trigger a sustained rise in inflation pressures in the advanced economies have contributed to the recent surge in bond yields. Whil...
- Oct 15 2018
Unsynchronised growth: Stronger US now a global drag
We have revised up our US growth forecasts over recent months, but forecasts elsewhere are under downwards pressure – especially in emerging markets (EM). Firmer US growth may boost the rest of the wo...
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