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Economy

The Travelling Economist: United States – Eruption

The second edition from Stephen Halmarick, CommBank’s Chief Economist and Head of Global Economic & Markets Research
20 June 2022
AI

The clever ways AI is helping manufacturing

Significant advances in computational power and robotics are being applied to large-scale manufacturing processes with outstanding results.
20 June 2022
Economy

Economic insights for the week ahead

CommBank Senior Economist Belinda Allen shares her view for the week ahead.
17 June 2022
Economy

Economic insights for the week ahead

CommBank Economist Stephen Wu shares his insights on the week ahead.
3 June 2022
Economy

WA outlook is strong despite disruption

Labour shortages and supply-chain constraints are the key challenges facing businesses in Western Australia, but the outlook is positive as the sta...
29 May 2022
Economy

Economic insights for the week ahead

A busy week ahead for economic data. The national accounts on Wednesday will be of particular focus.
27 May 2022
Economy

The Travelling Economist: Perth – West is the best

Welcome to the first edition of the Travelling Economist series for 2022 from Stephen Halmarick, Chief Economist, CommBank.
23 May 2022
Economy

Economic insights for the week ahead with Belinda Allen

Senior Economist at Commonwealth Bank Belinda Allen shares her insights on the week ahead.
20 May 2022
Economy

Economic Update: RBA May 2022 Board meeting

The RBA Board today announced that it would increase the cash rate target by 25 basis points to 0.35%.
3 May 2022
Sustainability

Will higher funding costs impact sustainable finance?

Our views on the impact of funding costs on sustainable finance.
3 May 2022
Technology

Australian manufacturing is thriving

CommBank’s inaugural Manufacturing Insights Report shows that the Australian sector is in great shape.
1 April 2022
Technology

Blockchain adds transparency to supply chains

Blockchain and smart contracts can help strengthen global supply chains impacted by the pandemic by adding transparency and enhancing reaction time...
25 March 2022
Economy

Western Sydney: the post-pandemic powerhouse

Over the next 30 years, Western Sydney will become an economic powerhouse, driven by manufacturing, logistics, construction, healthcare and a diver...
25 February 2022
Sustainability

COP26: how the private sector can propel us to net zero

COP26 has reinforced the momentum for change and highlighted the critical role the private sector plays in the transition to net zero. Learn more o...
3 December 2021
Economy

Building through the pandemic

The building and construction sector is booming, despite the high price of materials and ongoing labour shortages, thanks to a deep pipeline of wor...
16 November 2021
Economy

Private sector can and must lead economic recovery

CommBank presented the 2021 John Monash Oration, where Jennifer Westacott AO spoke about the private sector’s role in leading the economy.
12 November 2021
Business recovery

The hallmarks of a resilient business

Building a resilient, adaptable business has never been more important. Discover the characteristics of a resilient business today with CommBank Fo...
15 October 2021
Business recovery

The accelerating digital transformation of Australian business

Even before Covid-19, many businesses were looking for ways to digitise and go online. Learn more about digital transformation with CommBank Foresi...
15 October 2021
Business recovery

Building the workforce of the future

Technology, COVID-19 and a focus on overall wellbeing have changed the workplace forever. Learn about building businesses of the future with CommBa...
13 October 2021
Economy

Tasmania retains top spot among states

Its success in supressing the Covid-19 virus has meant Tasmania hasn’t been forced to lock down its economy to the same extent as other states.
6 August 2021
Sustainability

Tapping hydrogen to decarbonise the economy

Hydrogen has been considered an expensive new energy option, but as the countdown to zero emissions grows globally, it’s attracting renewed interest.
27 July 2021
Sustainability

The case for a circular economy

Discover how business and consumers can make the switch to a more sustainable circular economy.
14 July 2021
Economy

Regional economies outperform metro

Regional Australia has outperformed some state capitals over the pandemic in several key economic metrics.
8 March 2021
Economy

Optimism, entrepreneurship and regional hubs to mark post-Covid Australia

In CommBanks first Navigating a new landscape webcast, futurist Bernard Salt predicts that post-Covid Australia will be characterised by optimism, ...
5 February 2021
Economy

Working capital to drive high-value manufacturing

Australian manufacturers now have a golden opportunity to upskill their workforce, adopt leading-edge technologies, and commercialise ideas on a gl...
19 January 2021