wages growth

Waiting for wages growth

Cameron Rae
Cameron Rae Laminar Capital & Easterly Asset Management

Higher wages growth in the United States seems to have caused the sell-off and subsequent sharp lift in volatility in global bond and share markets. Annual growth in in US average hourly earnings accelerated to 2.9% y-o-y moving in to territory that has presaged higher inflation in the past and... Show More

The 8 big issues for 2018

Craig James
Craig James CommSec

For the past 16 years we have produced “The Big Issues” report – a report that has sought to highlight the issues that are expected to influence the economy over the forthcoming 12 months. Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Aussie market bounced as on the back of resource sector due to a slight recovery in Oil and AUDUSD. Since the US Fed started talking rate hike potential, USD has been going up while commodities and AUD has been going down. US Fed continues to deliver a lot of hawkishness,... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Aussie market started negative on commodity weakness and then ran into Yuan devaluation, weak wages growth and housing bubble worries that knocked the air out of it. PBOC again moved the peg down for Yuan and sent the market into worry mode on how far the devaluation will go. Iran... Show More