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16 Nov 2015 (TheAge) - National Australia Bank signals stronger business loan demand

(16 November 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p25, Clancy Yeates)

‘Stronger demand for corporate loans, higher business confidence and early signs of a long-awaited lift in investment have prompted National Australia Bank to boost new lending to businesses.’ 6 more words

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4 Nov 2015 (AFR) - RBA sees green shoots of recovery - More optimistic Reserve Bank signals rates on hold

(4 November 2015, AFR, p1, by Jacob Greber )

‘Prospects of another official interest rate cut faded sharply when Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens expressed confidence that a resurgence in business investment will revitalise the economy.’ 15 more words

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Third World Nation

The US will be a third world nation within the next nine years.

This is the prediction of Paul Craig Roberts in the article which inspired this post: … 609 more words

31 Oct 2015 (AFR) - Business borrowing rockets on Turnbull effect

(31 October 2015, AFR, p3, by  Jacob Greber Joyce Moullakis )

‘Lending to businesses surged last month by the most since the 2008 financial crisis, a sign the lower dollar, record-low interest rates and potentially the shift to Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister are reinvigorating company spending and hiring plans. 47 more words

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14 Oct 2015 (TheAge) - NAB business confidence: Sentiment recovers as business embraces Malcolm Turnbull

(14 October 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p37, Mark Mulligan, Senior markets and economy writer, View more articles from Mark Mulligan)

‘Business confidence recovered in September from its worst reading in two years, according to the latest National Australia Bank survey, as industry captains welcomed Malcolm Turnbull’s replacement of Tony Abbott as prime minister and global market upheaval subsided. 55 more words

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29 Sept 2015 (AFR) - Rise in Sydney, Melbourne travel a sign of rising confidence

(29 September 2015, AFR, p30, by Jamie Freed)

‘The number of passengers flying between Sydney and Melbourne rose 7.5 per cent in July from the previous year, at a time when airfares are also rising, in a potential sign of rising business and consumer confidence, CommSec chief economist Craig James says. 53 more words

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10 Sept 2015 (TheAge) - Uncertainty the scourge of business confidence, says CBA boss

(10 September 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p25, James Eyers)

‘Business confidence will remain sluggish for the foreseeable future because there is too much uncertainty about the direction of the economy and the capacity of policy makers to restore growth, says the head of Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s business bank, Adam Bennett.’ 6 more words

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