Author Archive for: Amy Li

Entries by Amy Li

Budget’s fate will be determined by the economy

Last night Treasurer Frydenberg handed down his first budget a month before the regular budget season. With the possibility of a May election, this budget is as much a political statement as an economic one, with tax measures to please key voter groups, a further boost to infrastructure spending, and the much-vaunted return to surplus. […]

RBA reassesses its outlook for the Australian economy

Earlier this month, at his first public speech for 2019, RBA Governor Phil Lowe conceded the rate outlook is now “evenly balanced”, dropping the rate tightening bias present in RBA communications throughout 2018. In its latest forecasts contained in the Statement of Monetary Policy, the RBA has also revised lower its GDP and inflation forecasts. […]

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