The threat of a trade war is still very real. But life goes on, and the global economy is still pushing ahead.
Unless you are a speculator, uncertainty is not a friend to financial markets. Volatility in prices and returns keep investors on the sidelines, dampening economic activity and slowing growth in the process.
Emerging disruptive technologies, environmental issues and the re-emergence of protectionism are top of mind for Australian CEOs who are cautiously optimistic about business growth.
While the threat of a trade war lurks darkly in the corner, the good news is that, regardless, the global economy is still pushing strongly ahead.
The national accounts from Q1 2017 are largely on track with KPMG’s forecast. We should see growth increase next year with improved economic conditions and reduced uncertainty domestically and internationally.
The fall-out from the historic Brexit vote may have given the world economy the ‘interesting times’ that the famous Chinese curse warns of. Prior to the Brexit referendum world economic…
There is a new global economic environment arising from a more difficult politics. The very heart of the European project – pooling sovereignty for growth – has been wounded.
Who needs tax reform when you have the Gregorian Calendar? Says KPMG Chief Economist Brendan Rynne.
More than income in – income out: fiscal sustainability requires vision for the society we want to live in.
So what is fiscal sustainability? Fiscal sustainability is the ability of a government to sustain its current spending, tax and other policies in the long run without threatening government solvency…
Driving growth and delivering value are familiar concepts to Australian ASX-listed CEOs and other corporate leaders. As the complexity of business increases in local and global markets, the drivers for…