Westpac Economics Weekly Update

This week's update focuses on Westpac-MI consumer sentiment for March and the ECB's March meeting. On consumer sentiment, family finances are under pressure, and this is impacting households' willingness to spend and their investment preferences. Perceptions of the housing market look to be stabilising though. In Europe, the ECB met and exceeded market expectations, but markets subsequently sold off. The risks for Europe clearly remain to the downside.


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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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