China's dependence on debt is growing at a "dangerous pace" and it must act to head off a brewing crisis in the world's second largest economy, the IMF warned Tuesday.
A mixed bag of Australian economic indicators is scheduled over the coming week including gauges of inflation and consumer confidence and lending.
While worries about the health of the Chinese economy will feature in 2016, CommSec expects a generally positive year for the Australian economy with economic growth in a 2.50-3.00 per cent range.
US crude prices fell below $30 a barrel for the first time in 12 years on Tuesday as OPEC member Nigeria called for an emergency meeting to address collapsing prices.
Another healthy batch of statistics will be released in Australia in the coming week with the focus on the job market and lending
Its important to understand the strong consensus trades for 2016. While these may eventuate, having an open mind is essential.
We need to talk about how the TPP will grow our pie.
Economic growth depends heavily on having sufficient and productive labour
Australia faces some tough policy decisions to reshape its economy and prepare for an uncertain future
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