Business & Economy

We have not completely dodged a bullet, but we have avoided a rout. Dr Brendan Rynne on September quarter GDP figures

A positive sign is in compensation to employees – incomes are up, now nearly to 5 percent for the year.

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Vaccination rate differential poses threat to global economy

The Omicron variant has refocused attention on the issue of the lower vaccination rates in different parts of the world.

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KPMG’s response to the Prime Minister’s migration announcement

Migration has always been the lifeblood of Australia’s economic prosperity, and the door has been shut for nearly two years.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, Chief Economist analysis of ABS October figures

To some degree, this month’s figures represent a blip – the payroll data released yesterday by the ABS shows this hike in the unemployment rate will be temporary.

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What Happens Next? Episode 4 – What’s in a brand and why do we love them?

So what’s in a brand, why do we love them and why do some brands instill an almost religious loyalty in their customers? In this episode Whitney Fitzsimmons speaks to…

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RBA statement reveals a problem of communication rather than policy

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist comments on today’s interest rate announcement.

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Carbon Credits: Australia’s Next Big Sunrise Industry

A new KPMG report explains how Australia enjoys a comparative advantage in the removal of carbon over smaller, more densely populated countries.

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What to expect in executive pay in the 2021 AGM season

As we delve deeper into the AGM season, we expect that executive pay will continue to attract keen attention amongst investors, proxies and the public.

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Underemployment stubbornly high, but signs of a rebound next month

Jodie Patron, KPMG Senior Economist comments on the latest ABS labour data

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Fall in employment accelerates as lockdowns continue

Jodie Patron, KPMG Senior Economist, responds to ABS August jobs data

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ESG, corporate purpose, cyber, top list of CEO priorities, KPMG outlook shows

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues and corporate purpose have risen up the priority list among Australian and global CEOs, KPMG’s annual survey of international business leaders reveals.

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When will I retire? The data tells the story

Demographers, economists and policy makers are increasingly concerned about the ageing population and increasing number of people aged over 45 who will start to transition into retirement over the next…

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