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Australia's Business Confidence dropped by 14.2 % in Jan 2020, compared with a decrease of 3.4 % YoY in the previous month. Australia's Business  WA businesses also rely heavily on machinery and manufactured parts imported from China for domestic production. On the Matt leads the Deloitte Access Economic practice in Western Australia. Cratered confidence weighs on growth   Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe appears before The House of official interest rate — widely expected to occur today — will boost confidence. 11 March 2020. After a lengthy divergence between measures of consumer sentiment and business confidence in Australia which began in 2014, confidence   10 Mar 2020 This the National Australia Bank Business survey. This February survey will begin to capture the COVID-19 outbreak, and o course the bushfire  7 Oct 2019 A closely watched measure of Australian business confidence edged lower in September while business conditions remained sub-par, 

1 Apr 2019 NAB Monthly Business Survey: March 2019 Against this, business confidence ( the expectation for conditions going forward) weakened further in the month and continued the below Australian economics and commodities

Andrew Hanlan, analyst at Westpac, notes that the Australia’s business confidence slipped further in March, sliding to a 6 year low but conditions moved a little higher (although that still National Australia Bank's index of business confidence declined to -4 in February 2020 from -1 in the previous month, its lowest level since July 2013. Conditions decreased 2 points to 0, dragged by a decline in profitability and in trading conditions; while the employment index ticked up. The business confidence index fell by 2pts to +7 index points, and it is now only just above its historical average of 6 index points. According to Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist “Not only do the well above average business conditions continue to point to robust business activity in Australia, it is also broadly based as conditions were equal to, or above, their historical average in all industries.” The National Australia Bank (NAB) Quarterly Business Confidence Index measures the change in the level of consumer confidence in economic activity. On the index, a level above zero indicates improving conditions, below indicates worsening conditions. Roy Morgan Business Confidence was down 4.6pts (-3.8%) to 115.4 in March although despite the fall Business Confidence remains 1.6pts higher than a year ago and continues its best start to a year since 2014 averaging 119.3 in the first three months of 2018 with strong increases over the past year in New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia driving the yearly increase.

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7 May 2019: The March Quarter 2019 Sensis Business Index, released today, reveals Australian small and medium business (SMB) confidence fell significantly   This business confidence indicator provides information on future confidence index (BCI) (indicator). doi: 10.1787/3092dc4f-en (Accessed on 18 March 2020) 

The business confidence index fell by 2pts to +7 index points, and it is now only just above its historical average of 6 index points. According to Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist “Not only do the well above average business conditions continue to point to robust business activity in Australia, it is also broadly based as conditions were equal to, or above, their historical average in all industries.”

Australia: Business confidence and conditions deteriorate in March but are still solid April 10, 2018 The business confidence index produced by the National Australia Bank (NAB) decreased to 7 points in March from 9 points in February. Andrew Hanlan, analyst at Westpac, notes that the Australia’s business confidence slipped further in March, sliding to a 6 year low but conditions moved a little higher (although that still National Australia Bank's index of business confidence declined to -4 in February 2020 from -1 in the previous month, its lowest level since July 2013. Conditions decreased 2 points to 0, dragged by a decline in profitability and in trading conditions; while the employment index ticked up. The business confidence index fell by 2pts to +7 index points, and it is now only just above its historical average of 6 index points. According to Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist “Not only do the well above average business conditions continue to point to robust business activity in Australia, it is also broadly based as conditions were equal to, or above, their historical average in all industries.” The National Australia Bank (NAB) Quarterly Business Confidence Index measures the change in the level of consumer confidence in economic activity. On the index, a level above zero indicates improving conditions, below indicates worsening conditions. Roy Morgan Business Confidence was down 4.6pts (-3.8%) to 115.4 in March although despite the fall Business Confidence remains 1.6pts higher than a year ago and continues its best start to a year since 2014 averaging 119.3 in the first three months of 2018 with strong increases over the past year in New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia driving the yearly increase. Record current account surplus breaks 44-year economic drought. Paul Keating famously warned that Australia risked becoming a banana republic. But the first current account surplus since 1975 shows the nation has eaten the banana without slipping on the peel … yet.

The National Australia Bank (NAB) Business Survey, published tosday, showed that overall business confidence rose two points to reach plus three points in March. That means that, on balance, more businesses were positive about the economic outlook than negative. However, the confidence level remains below its long-term average of plus six points.

The business confidence index produced by National Australia Bank (NAB) fell to minus 0.4 points in March from plus 1.8 points in February. The reading represented the weakest result in over five years. Moreover, the index moved below the zero-point threshold, indicating that Australian businesses turned pessimistic regarding economic conditions going forward. Australian business confidence fell to the lowest level in over three years in March despite a noticeable improvement in operating conditions. The employment subindex strengthened further, pointing to strong hiring and downward pressure on unemployment in the period ahead. Australia: Business confidence and conditions deteriorate in March but are still solid April 10, 2018 The business confidence index produced by the National Australia Bank (NAB) decreased to 7 points in March from 9 points in February. Andrew Hanlan, analyst at Westpac, notes that the Australia’s business confidence slipped further in March, sliding to a 6 year low but conditions moved a little higher (although that still National Australia Bank's index of business confidence declined to -4 in February 2020 from -1 in the previous month, its lowest level since July 2013. Conditions decreased 2 points to 0, dragged by a decline in profitability and in trading conditions; while the employment index ticked up. The business confidence index fell by 2pts to +7 index points, and it is now only just above its historical average of 6 index points. According to Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist “Not only do the well above average business conditions continue to point to robust business activity in Australia, it is also broadly based as conditions were equal to, or above, their historical average in all industries.”

1 Apr 2019 Australian business confidence fell to the lowest level in over three years in March despite a noticeable improvement in operating conditions. 'Business needs in focus'). Despite the sharp falls in confidence revealed in the March quarter survey, other factors paint a less pessimistic picture. The NSW