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World’s debt two-and-half times global GDP

Global debt has reached a record $US226 trillion—200 times Australia's GDP—that debt will outlast the pandemic by many years. 16 December 2021 | Virat Singh, Andrew Womer, and Yuan Xiang (IMF) In…

AUKUS must be election issue

The Morrison Government has clear plans to take AUKUS to the next election as a key national security issue, however, its nuclear-powered submarines will be expensive white elephants, delivered long after the…

Australian housing cool off?

Five reasons to expect a cooling in the Australian property market and falling prices in 2023 2 December 2021| Shane Oliver, AMP Capital (Image: Mitchell Luo) Fastest home price gains since 1989 Australian home…

GDP down but there’s a road out

Australian GDP slowed in the June quarter and will be hit hard by the lockdowns but, writes economist Shane Oliver, here’s seven reasons to look beyond the gloom  2 September 2021| Shane Oliver, AMP…

Crikey! Crocodile tears for luxury

Australia’s "sophisticated" export model is based on growing stuff, or digging it out of the ground, and selling it to China. Spare a thought for the fashion houses using Aussie croc skins…