• Iron Ore Weighing On The Dollar

    Posted 1 year ago

    As the biggest contributor to Australia's terms of trade, iron ore's weakness has translated into a fall of the Australian dollar.

    Source: Morgan Stanley
  • Why We Love China

    Posted 1 year ago

    Steel production in China has almost tripled in the past decade, while it has flatlined in the US.

    Source:
  • BHP Market Share As % All Ordinaries

    Posted 1 year ago

    As a percentage to the All Ords, BHP's market cap has declined to its lowest levels in more than a decade.

    Source: Paradigm Securities
  • Aust All Ords And World Share Index – This Year So Far

    Posted 1 year ago

    The All Ordinaries has, so far, kept in line with the World Share Index this year.

    Source: Iress
  • Aust All Ords And World Share Index – Last Year

    Posted 1 year ago

    The All Ordinaries kept up with the World Share Index last year until it fell behind in May.

    Source:
  • Australia's Two Ex-Booms

    Posted 1 year ago

    Australia's credit as a percentage of GDP and its terms-of-trade remain well below their peaks in the wake of the GFC.

    Source: CBA Economics
  • Annual Farmgate Price Gains Since 2006 (Nominal)

    Posted 1 year ago

    Farmgate prices have surged for wheat and lamb since 2006, but they have been relatively flat for cattle.

    Source: ANZ Research
  • Shares Are Not Expensive

    Posted 1 year ago

    The forward price-earnings multiple for Australian shares is 14.4 times, slightly above its 14.1 average since 1992.

    Source: AMP Capital
  • 7.5% Growth Please. Certainly Sir!

    Posted 1 year ago

    Chinese GDP beat expectations for the first quarter of 2014, lifting by at 7.4% – just shy of the country's 7.5% growth target.

    Source: Bloomberg, CommSec
  • Coal Spot Price

    Posted 1 year ago

    Past 12 months

    Source: Iress