China growth – the reality behind the headline numbers

Australia’s strong economic performance over the last few years was in a large part due to the strength of the economy in China, one of our major trading partners. But times are changing and fretting about China’s falling economic growth has become an industry. Jason Murphy wrote the following insightful blog in ANZ Blue Notes,…

China's first interest rate cut since 2012   |    Shane Oliver

In recent commentary Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital explained the economic effect of China’s first interest rate cut since 2012. Borrowing costs have been too high in China so rate cuts will help support economic growth and is also a positive for Chinese shares, which remain relatively cheap. China’s rate cut highlights…

Look what's going to happen to China's economy!

There were a few failed predictions last year. One big one was that our property investment markets would crash – WRONG! The other was that China’s economy would tank, taking Australia with it. Well..not only has the Chinese economy rebounded, but a recent report predicts that China will overtake the United States economically within six…

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