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Podcast: Dire Warnings for the Australian Construction Industry

Podcast: Dire Warnings for the Australian Construction Industry

Reading Time: 11 minutes Like the rest of the Australian economy, the construction industry was getting back on its feet after the worst of the pandemic. But the sector has now been hit by a perfect storm of supply chain disruptions, cost blowouts and staff shortages as inflation and interest rates rise. Many of these forces, particularly cost increases, […]

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Podcast: Business Risk Index – April 2022 Insights

Podcast: Business Risk Index – April 2022 Insights

Reading Time: 9 minutes Economy at turning point as positive trends continue; Grim outlook for flood-affected regions In our latest episode, we present the January Business Risk Index results and analysis. CreditorWatch CEO Patrick Coghlan and Chief Economist Anneke Thompson discuss the key insights. Key Business Risk Index insights for April: Trade receivables and credit enquiries continue to trend upwards, […]

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RBA raises rates for first time in 12 years to 0.35%

RBA raises rates for first time in 12 years to 0.35%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anneke Thompson, Chief Economist at CreditorWatch, comments on The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) cash rate decision In response to the highest recorded inflation rate since the introduction of the GST in 2001, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has chosen to increase the cash rate to 0.35%, prior to receiving data on wage increases. […]

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