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Australia: Business investment

This is the second of our investment indicators - the first, here, examines the year-on-year changes in planned and actual investment - and it looks at business investment's s […]
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Australia: Employment

An unemployment rate (or as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) likes to call it, "declining spare capacity in the labour market") nearing long-term lows - provided the partic […]
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Australia: Financial assets to income

After the Wall Street crash of 1929, investing legend Bernard Baruch is quoted to have said: Taxi drivers told you what to buy. The shoeshine boy could give you a summary of t […]
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Australia: Investment

This indicator looks at how many resources are being allocated to the capital goods sector relative to total economic output. When this indicator moves strongly positive +2), […]
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Australia: Money supply

Excessive growth in a nation's money supply is a tell-tale sign of an economy that might be entering bubble territory. Conversely, deceleration in the growth in money supply m […]
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Australia: Private credit growth

This indicator presents year-on-year growth and deviations from the long run trend for the total private credit in Australia. Credit is the lifeblood of the modern boom-bust e […]
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Australia: Private credit to GDP

This indicator presents deviations from the long run trend in the ratio between private credit and gross domestic product (GDP) in Australia. Credit is the lifeblood of the mo […]
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Australia: Private investment

In this chart we take a look at where Australia's private capital expenditure is at and where it might be headed. Private capital expenditure is a good indicator for where we […]