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Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Chart Packs

The Reserve Bank of Australia released its Chart Pack to December 22, 2016.

As always there are some very interesting bits and pieces, so it's well worth a look through them if you like charts. 

Growth in India seems to be tracking well, while China's GDP growth seems to have a suspiciously smooth shape to it!

China has succesfully reflated its property market through 2016, averting fears of a crash, for the time being at least. 

I've been over in Europe in recent weeks, and it's been interesting to watch the steady drip-drip of better news. 

The improved news is certainly needed in the Eurozone, where some countries have been experiencing a diabolical time since the onset of the Great Recession.

Still, unemployment rates are moving in the right direction, and you can add the United Kingdom to this list where the unemployment rate has declined to just 4.8 per cent. 

You can find the Reserve Bank's full Chart Pack here. 


Normal service is resumed towards the end of this week, kicking off an analysis of the international trade figures for November. 

Expect to see a substantial improvement on the recent deficits.