Tariffs

General Motors will be retiring the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand. Credit: Shutterstock

Tim Harcourt, economic adviser to the Bracks Review, says the end of Holden reminds us of how the automotive industry can guarantee its future in Australia.

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There are three things to watch as we wonder whether a recession is imminent, says UNSW Business School's Elvira Sojli.

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Changes in the price of crude signal a broader downturn, says Tim Harcourt of UNSW Business School. 

Trump

US quarterly GDP is at its highest point since 2014, but it's unlikely to last for a number of reasons.

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Australia’s exemption from Donald Trump’s steel tariff does not remove the risks of an international trade war, writes Tim Harcourt.