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Keep an eye on inventories for third quarter GDP as their decline in the second quarter had a noticeable impact, says Steven Milch, chief economist, Suncorp.
Australia has not suffered a classic recession, two straight negative quarters, in GDP since 1991.
Economic growth in Australia is likely to continue improving later in the second half of the year, says Paul Bloxham of HSBC.
China will work to balance aluminum capacity and utilization, making for a volatile market in the next six months, says Julian Kettle, vice chairman Metals and Mining, Wood Mackenzie.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will likely keep a neutral tone late into next year, but behind the scenes is comfortable with the track of the economy, says Gareth Aird, senior economist, Commonwealth Bank.
Australia's central bank left its cash rate at 1.5 percent on Tuesday, a widely expected decision given policy makers have signaled a steady outlook.
The Australian dollar has room to fall, but it will likely take the central bank to keep jawboning it lower, says Wayne Gordon, commodity, rates and FX analyst, UBS.
Ivan Colhoun, chief economist, Markets, National Australia Bank, says the key data points for him right now are unemployment and wages to gauge the extent of growth prospects.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold steady in its September meeting, but the direction of the next move is still fluid, says Mark Bayley, head of credit strategy and research, FIIG Securities.
When Trump walked away from the TPP, it set off a series of political recalculations across Asia on more than just goods and services.
Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, says the retailer will be match, or even beat, Amazon's prices as the latter attempts to challenge for market share in Australia.
Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says the airline's partnership with Emirates has seen the number of passengers traveling to Europe on the Qantas code increase from 400,000 to 1.2 million.
Investors can at least likely rely on the A$0.22 dividend from Telstra for the next three years, says George Boubouras, chief investment officer, Contango Asset Management.
Growth in housing starts along Australia's east coast are at, or above, boom-time levels, says Mike Kane, MD & CEO, Boral.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan's northern Hokkaido island into the sea early on Tuesday, drawing a sharp reaction from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.