• The Budget Blues

    Posted 1 year ago

    Consumer sentiment has turned negative since the federal budget, according to the Westpac/Melbourne Institute survey.

    Source: AMP Capital
  • Going Backwards

    Posted 1 year ago

    The growth in wages has dropped below the level of inflation in the past year.

    Source: CBA Economics
  • Wages And Productivity

    Posted 1 year ago

    Over the past decade Australian real wages have grown faster than labour productivity, when in the previous decade they grew at the same rate.

    Source: Treasury
  • Iron Ore Exports Thriving For Now

    Posted 1 year ago

    Exports of iron ore remain huge despite sinking iron ore prices, at least for now.

    Source: Bloomberg; Haver; TD Securities
  • AUD Outperforming Iron Ore Again

    Posted 1 year ago

    While the Australian dollar has remained relatively stable over the past six months, the iron ore spot price has plunged nearly 30%.

    Source: Bloomberg; Haver; TD Securities
  • The Key Connection

    Posted 1 year ago

    Iron ore and Chinese property.

    Source: Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Research
  • The Market Has Been Stalled For 7 Days

    Posted 1 year ago

    ... After climbing more than 30% since the end of 2011-12.

    Source: Iress
  • China's Property Downturn Has Begun

    Posted 1 year ago

    Property price index.

    Source: ANZ
  • Aust Dollar Past 2 Days

    Posted 1 year ago

    The Australian dollar has climbed higher over the last two days, having shrugged off a tough federal budget.

    Source: Iress
  • Federal Government Spending And Revenue

    Posted 1 year ago

    Improvements to cash balance projections since December reflect improved revenue and lower spending up until 2018-19, and then mainly lower spending from then on.

    Source: Australian Treasury, AMP Capital