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Our economists are expert at applying advanced economic tools to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues.
Latest Australia analysis
- Oct 14 2019
India: Building and Construction in India 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Increased public expenditure is expected to have offset weakness in residential buildings over the last year. We expect the trend to continue in the short term, but we think that fiscal slippage risk...
- Oct 11 2019
Housing churn an overlooked driver of economic activity
Turnover in the housing stock is an understated yet crucial indicator of the health of the housing market, that has a significant impact on the broader economy. The level of turnover has fallen nearly...
- Oct 08 2019
RBA cut cash rate to 0.75% amid uptick in unemployment rate and subdued business and consumer confidence surveys. Growth still seen at around 2% over FY20
High frequency data released over the past month have been subdued; business confidence has fallen into negative territory and the consumer surveys have worsened. The labour market has held steady, wi...
- Oct 07 2019
Vietnam: Building and Construction in Vietnam 2019-2023: October 2019 Update
Despite permits granted since April, most previously halted building projects (in review of their conformity with laws) have not progressed rapidly. This and delays in new project approvals in HCMC an...
- Oct 04 2019
Gauging labour market momentum
The Reserve Bank’s most recent decision to lower interest rates was motivated by concerns over momentum in the labour market. The unemployment rate has been broadly steady for some time, while employm...
- Oct 03 2019
Sydney Suburban Centres and Office Parks 2019 – 2029
Latest data updates have not changed our view that the upswing in Sydney’s suburban office markets has four years to run and will only end when sufficient supply comes on stream to balance the mar...
- Oct 02 2019
Brisbane Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
Latest data updates suggest the Brisbane office market is progressing as suggested in our June report. While employment growth is gradually absorbing surplus space, new buildings in the pipeline w...
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
- Nov 18 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, November 2019
In our global macro chartbook for November, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We forecast that world GDP this...
- Nov 15 2019
Global: Asset price valuations threaten 2020 stabilisation
Another difficult year is in prospect for the global economy. Still, while we are more pessimistic than consensus forecasts, we do at least expect the economy to arrest the slide in 2020.
- Nov 14 2019
EM and dollar strength: this time’s more resilient
A strong dollar may be negative for emerging markets by increasing the burden of dollar-denominated debt, lowering commodity prices, choking off capital inflows, or by forcing up interest rates and tr...
- Nov 13 2019
Global: Consumers remain resilient for now
The risk of a substantial slowdown in global GDP growth in 2020 remains high. However, in the nearer term we continue to think household spending in the advanced economies will remain pretty resilient...
- Nov 13 2019
“Whatever it takes” may not be enough
Concerns over risks to the global economy from actual and perceived limits to fiscal and monetary policy are well-founded. A decade on from the global financial crisis, evidence highlights chronic dem...
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.