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Federal Budget ‘resetting for an uncertain future’: CBA economists
Commonwealth Bank economists take a close look at the first Federal Budget delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers, which includes measures to address childcare and parental leave, housing, and sustainability.
Federal budget preview: CommBank’s chief economist on what to expect
As new Treasurer Jim Chalmers prepares to deliver his first budget, CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick explains why it’s important for fiscal policy to work “hand-in-hand” with monetary policy.
Federal Budget signals ‘next phase’ of fiscal policy: CBA Economists
Last night’s Federal Budget was punctuated by a number of fiscal measures designed to alleviate cost of living pressures and support economic growth.
Federal Budget 2022: CBA ‘bullish’ on the outlook for key commodity prices
CommBank’s economists are expecting prices for iron ore, coking and thermal coal to remain higher than the Budget’s longer term forecasts, which the team believe are far too conservative for the next two financial years.
Federal Budget 2022: Population growth on the rise after COVID-19
With the pandemic having seen migration to Australia stall to almost zero in 2021, the re-opening of international borders is now forecast to help a faster-than-expected increase in the country’s population, says CBA.
CBA Federal Budget reaction: Treasurer looks to economic growth for medium-term debt reduction
Government announces support for Australians to manage rising ‘cost of living’, alongside investment in infrastructure, skills training, regional Australia and youth employment.
Federal Budget 2022 – The spending areas and key numbers to watch: CommBank
With all eyes on next week’s Budget, CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick looks at the likely impact on the economy and who could benefit from the Government’s financial largesse in 2022/23 and beyond.
Economy “firing on all cylinders” set to deliver $40b Budget benefit
Stronger employment numbers, lower welfare payments and surging commodity prices will help improve the bottom line in next week’s Federal Budget according to CommBank’s Head of Australian Economics.