federal budget

Clime Asset Management

A week after the fanfare of the 2018/19 Budget, we can soberly review some of the information and data that supports its projections. In the body of the Budget papers are a wealth of tables and charts that contain important observations and insights into the Australian economy. We scan through... Show More

Elizabeth Moran

Stephen Koukoulas writing for FIIG Securities says that financial markets which usually yawn on budget night will be a little more focussed this year. They'll be looking for any signs of policy loosening, any debt and deficit risks and other policy changes aimed at sweetening the electorate: Show More

Stephen Koukoulas

Morrison is hoping that the economy will miraculously pick up, leading to a surge in tax revenue which feeds into the estimate of a return to budget surplus in 2020-21. Suffice to say, any shortfall in what would be a strong performance in the economy will lead to yet another... Show More