Data from Australia and overseas, inlcuding the fluctuations in the US stock market, point to a tricky balancing act for policy makers, writes Richard Holden.
With 2018 likely to see US and Australian interest rates diverge, Australian investors are on the lookout for nascent signs of inflation, writes Richard Holden.
The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in the Swiss resort town of Davos has become a bit like the Academy Awards but it remains important for the Australian economy, writes Richard Holden.
Despite employment growth, Australian wages remain stagnant in real terms as the economy starts 2018 with the same mix of positive and negative signs seen in 2017, writes Richard Holden.
Australia continues to see mixed signals across different aspects of the economic spectrum, writes Richard Holden.
With the end of 2017 in sight, Richard Holden looks at five issues to watch for in 2018.
Australia continues to create jobs, but wages aren’t keeping up and policymakers are running out of options, writes Richard Holden.
Business conditions aren't translating to confidence, despite growing profits and jobs, writes Richard Holden.
Richard Holden explains why central banks can't deal with simultaneous low unemployment and inflation.
There are signs our frothy housing market, combined with rising interest rates, could have serious consequences for our economy, writes Richard Holden.