BIS Oxford Economics is Australia’s leading provider of macroeconomics and industry forecasts, underpinned by over 50 years of experience and a team of 30 economists and analysts.
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Latest Australia analysis
- Aug 13 2019
Inflation remains weak, while volatility and lower interest rates weigh on the AUD
The monthly data continue to give mixed signals on the economic outlook. Business confidence remains weak, and uncertainty around global prospects and trade tensions are likely to weigh on firms in th...
- Aug 09 2019
Volatility and lower rates are weighing on the AUD
The Australian dollar has depreciated sharply against the USD, shedding 4 cents since mid-July amidst concerns over rising trade tensions between the US and China. Accordingly, we have rev...
- Aug 06 2019
- Aug 02 2019
Long term forecast report, August 2019
GDP growth has disappointed this year, with the economy continuing to labour against headwinds in consumer spending and residential construction. Momentum is likely to remain subdued over the next tw...
- Aug 01 2019
Apartments in Sydney Suburbs 2019-25 Update Report
Dwelling completions in Sydney have surged over the past five years and the strong supply pipeline in the unit market has seen the rapid reduction in the undersupply. Such high levels of construction...
- Aug 01 2019
Engineering Construction in Australia 2019 - 2033 July Update
Total engineering activity continued to decline in year on year terms in the March quarter 2019. The 13.7% drop was largely due to the ongoing completion of LNG projects in WA and NT, and to a lesser...
- Jul 31 2019
Road Maintenance in Australia - 2019
Road maintenance in Australia grew strongly in FY17 & FY18 but is estimated to have held steady in FY19 in real terms (constant prices). We expect activity to decline in FY20, driven lower by a d...
As part of the Oxford Economics Group we are the largest independent economics research house worldwide. Our team are experts at applying advanced economic and research techniques to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary team and our wide access to sector experts, executives and policy-makers we can dig deep into the business, economic, industry, financial, regulatory, technology, and social issues that organisations have to face.
Latest Global Analysis
- Aug 13 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, August 2019
In our global macro chartbook for July, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. This month, we have revised down our...
- Aug 08 2019
Global: Indicators point to more grind, less growth ahead
Although we still think that a global recession is far from inevitable, we now expect 2019 to be the weakest year for global GDP growth since the global financial crisis.
- Aug 07 2019
Little comfort in the shadows for central bankers
Shadow interest rates gauge the monetary policy stance from the perspective of both the policy rate and unconventional monetary policy measures.
- Aug 06 2019
Global Risk Survey: Pessimism rises on trade war fears
Business pessimism has risen sharply, based on our latest survey of risk perceptions. With trade war fears surging to around the highest level since the survey began, around 1 in 5 respondents now vie...
- Aug 05 2019
Global: Why funding for lending will not replace rate cuts or QE
Providing cheap loans to the banking system in return for more lending to households and firms has become a common tool for some of the world’s largest central banks. However, in our view, attempts to...
Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.