The new RBA monetary statement is just like the old one — but there are some things that are changing significantly, writes Richard Holden.
US quarterly GDP is at its highest point since 2014, but it's unlikely to last for a number of reasons.
The Australian housing market is now in a shallow decline, but the issue of interest only mortagages could still send it off a cliff.
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.
Italy's economy is verging on bankrupt and its election results have dealt a hammer blow to the prospects of fixing things. The best option, financially at least, may be to put someone else at the helm.
The latest numbers suggest construction is accelerating even as buyers become more hesitant, writes Richard Holden.
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.