Topic: Domestic markets


Weekly Updates

Each Monday, Stephen Walters provides an update on the economic week that was, and the week that will be. You can follow Stephen’s updates here.

The Founder: Grape Expectations

As online wine seller Vinomofo expands its global reach, co-founder and co-CEO Justin Dry has found the board is helping him to sharpen his commercial focus.

Stephen's latest videos

Watch Stephen’s latest videos on the Australian economy and the key economic issues affecting Australian directors.

About Stephen Walters' role with AICD

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has appointed Stephen Walters as its Chief Economist.

Q1 Economic Update: technical recession easily averted

Despite a technical recession averted once again, underlying problems still remain that only a material sustained improvement in productivity can fix, explains Stephen Walters MAICD in the latest quar...

Q3 Economic Update: Good GDP headlines, even better details

The June quarter has seen positive results for the economy, with a broadening base for growth and increases in income and productivity, explains AICD Chief Economist, Stephen Walters.

Economic Update: Business/Consumer Sentiment

Survey results on business confidence (released yesterday by the NAB) and consumer sentiment (released this morning by Westpac Melbourne Institute) showed mixed results, with the business measure slid...

Economic update RBA Board minutes

The Reserve Bank today released minutes of its board meeting held two weeks ago.

Economic Update: Labour Force, June

The June employment report released this morning was broadly in line with economists’ expectations. There was a modest (net) gain in employment over the month, but this gain was insufficient to absorb...

Economic update: UK votes to exit the EU

The counting of votes in the UK “Brexit” referendum is almost complete, and it looks like British voters unexpectedly have decided to leave the European Union (EU). Based on the results collected so f...
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