Saul Eslake

Here are ten things that I think will shape the global and Australian economies in 2018, and that expect I’ll be talking about at conferences and events over the course of the coming year. Show More

Craig James

I consider the oil price to be the single most import chart to watch today. OPEC oil producers still appear committed to the production agreement but US oil producers are adding to global supplies and keeping downward pressure on prices. The chart is telling me that oil prices looked to... Show More

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Mark Burgess the former CEO of Australia’s Future Fund shares his assessment on the recent sell off in risk assets. Specifically he believes markets are flagging the prospect of a deflationary recession – a scenario foreign to many investors. “What happens when you are dealing with deflation and excess supply,... Show More

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Vimal Gor, Head of Income & Fixed Interest, says the global economy will face deflationary pressures for at least another two years and a strong USD may force the Fed to unwind rate hikes by 2017. "Everyone is looking for the base effects of inflation to pick up quite markedly... Show More

Jordan Eliseo

It's been a tough few days for precious metal investors, with gold easing back toward USD $1170oz. The major damage was done earlier in the week, when high hopes of a resolution for a deal in Greece led to a sell-off, and the market hasn't gotten it's mojo back, with... Show More

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Next week is crunch time for the USDJPY. On Wednesday the US FOMC updates its assessment of monetary policy, and on Thrusday the Bank of Japan (BOJ) releases updated economic forecasts. Either event on its own could cause the USDJPY to break out of its sideways pattern. Max McKegg, managing... Show More

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Gavyn Davies, formerly Head of Global Economics at Goldman Sachs and now blogger at the FT says “Assuming that the oil price is now tracing out a bottoming pattern, as US fracking output is rapidly reduced and oil demand begins to rise, the global deflationary shock is over, for now... Show More