Weekly Economic Update 24 April 2017

In this week’s Australia & NZ Economic update print version:


  • Discouraging prospects for the iron ore price will impact budget numbers

  • Data Wrap:

                 - Westpac-MI Leading Index

  • Round-up of local data released over the week

  • Data preview:

                 - Q1 Consumer Price Index

                 - Q1 import price index

                 - Q1 export price index

                 - Mar private sector credit

New Zealand

  • New Zealand: week ahead & Data wrap

  • Round-up of local data released over the week

  • Data preview

                 -  Mar building consents

                 - Apr business confidence

Other countries data preview:

  • US Q1 GDP

  • US Q1 Employment Cost Index


Key data & event risk for the week ahead


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Economic & financial forecasts


Full disclaimer

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The forecasts given above are predictive in character. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the assumptions on which the forecasts are based are reasonable, the forecasts may be affected by incorrect assumptions or by known or unknown risks and uncertainties. The results ultimately achieved may differ substantially from these forecasts.