Dr Brendan Rynne

Dr Brendan Rynne

Chief Economist, KPMG Australia

Articles by Dr Brendan Rynne

Business & Economy

On the path to recovery: KPMG responds to economic update

The Treasurer’s MYEFO statement today presents a rosier picture of Australia’s path to economic recovery than what was presented only 10 weeks ago when he announced the 2020-21 budget. 

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Business & Economy

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on today’s RBA announcement

The final RBA Board meeting of the year saw a continuation of the loosest monetary policy arrangements Australia has ever seen.

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Government & Public Sector

Victorian Budget: a good mix of short, medium and even longer-term fiscal stimulus measures

The Budget suggests the Victorian economy will be severely hit this financial year due to impacts associated with the coronavirus lockdowns.

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Business & Economy

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on today’s RBA announcement

As foreshadowed by KPMG the cash rate has been reduced from 0.25% to 0.10% at today’s RBA Board Meeting.

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Business & Economy

KPMG Chief Economist Dr Brendan Rynne comments on today’s speech by RBA Governor and the ABS labour figures

Today’s Labour Force survey shows that the Australian economy was continuing to recover in September despite the unemployment rate ticking up to 6.9 percent.

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Business & Economy

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, gives his assessment of the Budget

The Government has gone ‘all-in’ with the Budget, betting on the private sector to pony up and drive the post-coronavirus economic recovery for the nation.

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Business & Economy

Our Ideal Budget: One eye on the next step, the other on the road ahead

The size of this current economic and social catastrophe brought about by COVID-19 is one we haven’t seen in nearly 80 years. It will take time to come back from this. But our nation can.

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Business & Economy

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on the ABS June quarter national accounts

The latest GDP results shows the national economy screeched to halt in the June quarter of 2020, declining 7 percent from the previous quarter, to be down 0.2 percent year on year.

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Business & Economy

Student intake could fill the skilled migration COVID gap

Among the myriad reasons to hope for a vaccine for COVID-19 is that an ongoing shortfall in skilled immigration will significantly damage Australia’s medium-term economic fortunes.

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