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We look at the Australian economy, interest rates and currency in the year ahead, as well as what the global PMI surveys are indicating about prospects for the manufacturing and services sectors.

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Debt Market Outlook for 2018

Insights into syndicated loans, bond and securitisation markets.

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State of the States report

Our latest report compares annual state growth rates and examines Australia’s economy as a whole.

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Meeting discussion

Rise of the disruptors

The number of Australian businesses classified as top innovators has more than doubled in 12 months.

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The Economist and the Commonwealth Bank are engaging in the discussion about new economies and how technology is driving change. Innovating will be essential for future success in evolving political, economic and trade environments.


Manufacturing PMI June

Growth momentum eased with overall business conditions improving at the weakest pace since August 2016.

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Customer experience

Services PMI June

New business inflows increased at a strong pace, encouraging firms to increase workforce numbers.

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Manufacturing PMI - mar 2018

Using capital markets for change

Ground-breaking transactions for better social and environmental outcomes.

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Manufacturing PMI May

The Australian manufacturing sector has started Q2 on a healthy note.

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Services PMI May

The headline index declined a little but is pointing to strong expansion.

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New wave of infrastructure projects

Sydney’s $2.1 billion CBD and South East Light Rail is benefiting from CommBank’s experience.

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