Chart of the week: Australian wages take a turn for the better

15 November 2018 Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist and Portfolio Specialist   Australian spare capacity vs Wages   *Spare Capacity measure – Unemployment rate less 5% full employment NAIRU (non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment) inverted Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia’s nominal wages growth has been struggling over recent years (blue line). This slow and low wages…

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update – November 2018

Highlights: US economic growth moderated in the September quarter but is underpinned by strong consumer spending growth. The IMF recently downgraded its forecast for global economic growth, partly reflecting the US-China trade war. In Australia, business conditions remain relatively robust while labour market conditions continue to show signs of underlying strength. Chinese GDP grew by…

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