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Governments go to war and spend up

Governments go to war and spend up

Not since WWII have we seen government spending packages like these.  They are unprecedented in peace times.  Last week we tabled stimulus packages that ranged from 0.25 percent to 3.5 percent of GDP. This week the range is a 2.9 percent to 17 percent! Clearly...

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How high can the Australian house price boom go?

How high can the Australian house price boom go?

In the last three years, Australian houses have gone from boom to bust to boom, and are now eyeing off potential coronavirus weakness. Coronavirus is a huge issue. But let’s leave it aside for a now (I wrote here about residential property potentially facing a Wile E...

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Lies, damn lies, and Coronavirus

Lies, damn lies, and Coronavirus

Many governments are not being transparent about what is going on as a result of COVID-19.  There are enough unknowns without having to deal with ‘fake news’ and government cover ups.  At the time of writing the official number of COVID-19 cases worldwide reached...

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Why China matters so much pre and post lockdown

Why China matters so much pre and post lockdown

For the rest of the world, China matters as a source of demand, a source of supply, and a focus of concern for financial markets: In 2019, China imports came in at $2.1 trillion. Sales in China are a major earner for multinationals. And Chinese tourists staying home...

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“Be calm. It will go away.”

“Be calm. It will go away.”

Why the US will move to negative interest rates, and quickly, to beat the COVID-19 fallout       Key points: Will the virus create a global credit crunch. Can central banks create a ripple effect. What will happen to investment markets in the short term. Last...

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