The threat of a trade war is still very real. But life goes on, and the global economy is still pushing ahead.
KPMG Economics in its final Quarterly Economic Outlook of the year has revised its forecasts for the global economy to 3.5 percent growth for 2017 and rising to 3.7 percent in 2018.
On balance of risks KPMG Economics maintains its forecast of global growth for 2017 with real GDP at 3.0 percent lifting to 3.4 percent in 2018.
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.
KPMG Economics’ latest report finds Sydney house prices will experience a greater adjustment than Melbourne in the coming years, although neither market will suffer a collapse in value.
Last week’s Budget saw the introduction of new taxes, more recurrent spending, and a greater focus on delivering infrastructure.
With so much talk about negative gearing and household debts, KPMG Economics thought it worth researching the facts on financial risk
Has Australia’s economy started to turn the corner? There is increasingly positive news.
Put simply, we are simply not responding to our changed circumstances. Our first reading of MYEFO suggests for the period FY17 to FY20 government receipts are expected to be about…
The September quarter 2016 GDP results confirmed what was expected, which is an economy that’s in reverse in real terms. Unfortunately, the key cause of this decline has been a…
A wide and diverse Senate crossbench, a razor-thin majority in the House of Representatives, the odd rogue MP — it’s a daunting task getting anything through today’s parliament, let alone…
The dignity of employment and access to entrepreneurial opportunity are as important to Indigenous Australians as non-Indigenous Australians.
Yesterday we released the ‘Solving the Structural Deficit’ report which is our contribution to the public conversation about creating a strong and sustainable Australia. It’s not just for now, but…
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