Weekly Economic Update 20 February 2017

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


  • US observations: Trump; trade and the Fed

  • Market and economic outlook for 2017 and 2018

  • Data Wrap:

                 - Jan NAB business survey

                 - Feb Westpac-MI Consumer Sentiment

                 - Jan labour force survey

  • Round-up of local data released over the week

  • Data preview:

                 - Jan Westpac–MI Leading Index

                 - Q4 wage price index

                 - Q4 construction work

                 - Q4 private business capex

                 -  private capex expectations, AUDbn

New Zealand

  • New Zealand: week ahead & Data wrap

  • Round-up of local data released over the week

  • No data preview this week.

Other countries data preview:

  • No data preview this week

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.