In today’s offering, first published on 19 May, your editor Alana Sumic discusses the current state of the Aussie housing market.
The end of 2018 could have potentially signalled then end of the bull market. A Santa rally is almost certainly well and truly out of the question. So what does this mean for markets in 2019?
While Canada is being praised for their progressive, open-minded new laws, they’re really just following in the footsteps of countries like Uruguay and the Netherlands, and American states like California and Colorado.
Over in the US, President Donald Trump decided, like he often does, to use Twitter as his platform to explain himself. Except this time, it sent rallying markets crashing.
Construction has played a huge role in the demand for dwellings in Australia. And was a significant factor in the cost of homes. Now, it has been revealed that construction took quite a hit in the September quarter of this year.
It’s not an unreasonable assumption to make that the trade tensions would have an effect on the Australian economy; we’ve mentioned in the past that Australia could be affected.
Wage growth may have increased year-on-year, but as the economists run their eyes over the data, wage increases in the future will rely on a tight labour market.
In a time of stagnant wage growth, rising electricity bills and climbing living costs, hardworking Australians are just trying to stay afloat. But there is one institution that is making it even harder for everyday Aussies to get by. The…
Since the beginning of 2018, Chinese stocks have lost over 30% of their value. So what does China plan to do to increase spending and the economy as the boom finally comes to a close?