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14 Mar 2018 (AFR) - Best since GFC: OECD backs Treasury, RBA 3pc growth forecast for budget

(14 March 2018, AFR, p2, by Jacob Greber)

‘The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has backed Treasury and Reserve Bank of Australia forecasts for a lift in economic growth, thanks to stronger commodity prices and rising jobs growth. 101 more words

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Recap: "The Changing Nature of Investment"

Earlier this week, the Australian Financial Review had its Business Summit. The summit posed the question of determining how Australia’s businesses remain prosperous in the changing world. 612 more words


7 Mar 2018 (AFR) - interest rates: RBA holds fast as Q4 growth to slow, notes slowdown in house prices

(7 March 2018, AFR, p7, by Jacob Greber)

‘The Reserve Bank of Australia left official interest rates unchanged for a record 17th straight meeting and again noted that the long-slump in wages growth has come to an end, raising the threat of a shortage of skilled workers in some sectors. 58 more words

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Tänään oli hieno päivä Kokemuksia18 ja CCD18 yhteistapahtumassa. Todella laadukasta sisältöä, sellaista joka aidosti palvelee koko asiakaspalvelualaa! Huima harppaus on tehty 2010-luvulla asiakaspalvelun genressä eteenpäin, ja ihan vääjämättä tämä on omalta osaltaan vaikuttanut myös siihen, että asiakaspalveluun suhtaudutaan nykypäivänä tosissaan ja vakavissaan. 605 more words

And so to March

Here’s what’s coming up in the first part of March.  Thursday 1st is Opera Pub Night at the Amsterdam Bicycle Club at 9pm.  On Friday March 9th Soundstreams are presenting Tan Dun’s Water Passion at Trinity St. 181 more words

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21 Feb 2018 (AFR) - RBA pushes back against debt doomsayers

(21 February 2018, AFR, p3, by Jacob Greber)

‘The Reserve Bank of Australia has hit back at  warnings about the ability of debt-laden households to weather higher interest rates, expressing renewed optimism that wages growth will gradually firm and renew consumer spending appetites. 58 more words

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21 Feb 2018 (TheAge) - RBA keeping close eye on 'pockets' of mortgage stress

(21 February 2018, The Age, p1, By Clancy Yeates & Eryk Bagshaw)

‘The Reserve Bank says there are “pockets” of financial stress among the highly-indebted household sector, and it is closely watching how customers with interest-only loans manage when they are required to start paying back principal over the coming years. 45 more words

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