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The dynamics of the Australian economy are rapidly changing

The dynamics of the Australian economy are rapidly changing

Reading Time: 4 minutes As lockdown restrictions are eased in key states, Australia faces the prospect of a strong economic bounce-back in the December 2021 and March 2022 quarters. There is no shortage of challenges ahead, but we don’t lack opportunities either. The September 2021 quarter result for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will look plain awful. A hefty contraction in economic activity that encompasses a period when over half […]

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Harley’s Economic Update – November Edition

Harley’s Economic Update – November Edition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wow, what an October 2021. We started that month with over half of Australia’s population in lockdown. As the month progressed, we witnessed lockdown restrictions begin to ease, then that process occurred at an accelerating pace. That was great news and a big bump for confidence and economic activity. The retail industry provides a great […]

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How billions of datapoints became a Business Risk Index

How billions of datapoints became a Business Risk Index

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week CreditorWatch launched a highly valuable, Australian-first economic indicator—the Business Risk Index. Each month the index reveals which regions in Australia are at the highest and lowest risk of insolvency in the future – critical information for businesses and government as we continue to navigate through the downturn from the coronavirus pandemic toward economic recovery. Business decisions guided by real-time data Understanding the […]

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The catastrophic combination that is strangling Australian businesses

The catastrophic combination that is strangling Australian businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutes The combination of lockdowns and lack of stimulus from the government is leaving businesses cautious and recoiling from activity, which will have a devastating impact on the Australian economy. CreditorWatch’s B2B transactional data for July reveals a dramatic decrease in trade activity with trade receivables down a massive 30% compared to July 2020. The reduction […]

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