Westpac Economics Australia & NZ Weekly

The week ahead will see only a limited number of data releases. However, that limited set includes Australia's Q2 consumer price index and the Westpac-MI leading index, which indicates the likely momentum in the economy three to six months ahead. On the monetary policy front, the July RBA meeting minutes will be released and Governor Stevens will be speaking in Sydney on Wednesday. Offshore, the key event will be the RBNZ July policy meeting, where we expect to see a further 25bp cut (although a 50bp move is possible). The northern hemisphere will be quiet, though existing and new home sales data will provide an update on the strength of the housing market. (VIEW LINK)


MORE ON



Senior Economist
Westpac

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...

Expertise

No areas of expertise

I would like to

Only to be used for sending genuine email enquiries to the Contributor. Livewire Markets Pty Ltd reserves its right to take any legal or other appropriate action in relation to misuse of this service.

Personal Information Collection Statement
Your personal information will be passed to the Contributor and/or its authorised service provider to assist the Contributor to contact you about your investment enquiry. They are required not to use your information for any other purpose. Our privacy policy explains how we store personal information and how you may access, correct or complain about the handling of personal information.