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Omicron set to peak soon but adds inflation risk

The pandemic continues to impact the outlook with Omicron sweeping across the world. Research suggests Omicron is milder than Delta, vaccines still provide a high degree of protection against severe illness, but high transmission is testing hospital capacity and supply chains. The ‘upside’ is Omicron

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Australia’s financial wellbeing vs. the world

For Australia the Q3 national accounts showed a smaller hit to activity than we had expected but we continue to see a very strong snap back in activity in Q4. Globally, advanced economy growth was robust in Q3, and a similar outcome is expected in

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Economy and activity snapping back, says NAB

The Q3 national accounts showed a smaller hit to activity than we had expected but we continue to expect a very strong snap back in activity in Q4 with GDP rising 2%. This would see the pre-Delta level of GDP recovered in early 2022. We

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Encouraging signs of CBD recovery across Australia

Movement data of Australia’s capital cities is showing positive signs of being on the road to recovery, with cities almost back to pre-pandemic levels. Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, are slowly increasing and are now approaching 50 per cent of pre-pandemic levels, while

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12 Key current facts on the Australian economy

Globally, the pandemic still dominates. But Australia is set to bounce back relatively quickly. We still have a low level of public debt compared to most countries. This means our Government can afford a high level of support. And this gives investors confidence. Our exports

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