Salt’s economist Bevan Graham discusses the latest global economic forecasts from the International Monetary Fund.
26 March 2021
Salt’s economist Bevan Graham discusses this week’s housing policy announcement from the New Zealand Government
17 March 2021
China Rebounding Strongly
Salt Economist Bevan Graham takes a look at some of the recent activity data out of China. The Chinese economy is recording spectacular growth rates off the low base of last year. That said, challenges remain as the leaderships seeks to reorient the economy towards greater consumption to create a more prosperous society.
2 March 2021
Bond yields have risen sharply over the last few weeks, reflecting the improving global growth outlook and rising inflation expectations. Central banks will be ok with this, but only up to a point. Share markets have been rattled, but equities will be ok if the rise in yields is slow and accompanied by a rise in earnings.
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1 April 2021
Salt’s economist Bevan Graham discusses President Biden’s American Jobs Plan
19 March 2021
Salt’s economist Bevan Graham shares his views on this weeks NZ December quarter GDP result and the March statement from the US Federal Reserve.
11 March 2021
Salt’s economist Bevan Graham shares his observations on some of the recent local economic releases and what they mean for the economy overall.
21 February 2021
Aspiring to a better normal
The COVID pandemic is an event that has taken a considerable human, social and economic toll around the world. The economic and social scars will likely persist for many years.