Westpac Australia & NZ Weekly

In this week's weekly, Chief Economist Bill Evans discusses the outlook for the AUD, re-affirming our call for the currency to retrace its recent gains and end the year circa USD0.68. Key to this forecast is a rate rise in the US in mid December, and a further deterioration in the iron ore price on increased supply and soft global demand. In the week ahead, we receive updates on consumer and business confidence; late in the week, the September labour force survey is due. (VIEW LINK)


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An Economist based in Sydney Australia with a particular interest in macro-financial analysis of the Australian and global economy. Having spent a number of years with the Reserve Bank of Australia and Westpac Economics, monetary policy, the...

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