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The Economy Revs Up

The jobless rate for non-high school grads is down to 5.2%.

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Robertson – ANZ Business Breakfast Speech

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Grant Robertson – ANZ Business Breakfast Speech – 1 st December 2017

Introduction

Thank you to ANZ for the opportunity to speak today.

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15 Nov 2017 (TheAge) - Australian business conditions the best in two decades: NAB survey

(15 November 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p29, Eryk Bagshaw)

‘Australian businesses are in the midst of the best economic conditions in two decades, with rises across all industries including retail.  63 more words

1.Market Observations

My missing medicine and Brexit

Yesterday I was confronted by the reality of what will be the post Brexit world. I went to the pharmacist to collect my prescribed medication for treating my high blood pressure. 660 more words

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13 Sept 2017 (AFR) - Turnbull government interventionism derails business optimism

(13 September 2017, AFR, p6, by Jacob Greber)

‘Growing business angst over the Turnbull government’s increasing interventionism and attacks on business sectors such as banks, galloping energy costs, and squeezed margins are being blamed for a surprise slump in corporate sentiment. 37 more words

1.Market Observations

Senior Officials Restructure Trade Regimes to Secure Recovery

Issued by the Third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 30 August 2017 – Senior Officials from the APEC member economies are restructuring their policy regimes to ease structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors, seeking to limit barriers to continued growth recovery in the Asia-Pacific. 379 more words

PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT BELIEVES THEY REMAIN ONE OF ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING ECONOMIES 

by Jayson Luna, The Asia Review-Manila

Investor confidence remains high as the Philippine economy continues to grow resulting to more jobs and economic opportunities for the Filipinos. 266 more words