Economic Insights

Market Updates

Commentary and analysis on financial markets and the Australian and global economies.

Latest Updates

A snapshot of the latest market updates from our Economic Services team.
  • 29 Sep 2023 Daily Report 29 September 2023
    The sell-off in the US Treasuries came to a halt on Thursday night, allowing for slight gains in the US stock market.
  • 29 Sep 2023 Market WATCh Weekly 29 September 2023
    The Aussie monthly CPI indicator pointed to a rise in inflation in August, while retail sales growth disappointed. Job vacancies saw a significant drop in the three months to August. WA report on state finances showed that the 2022-23 operating surplus was larger than first estimated, while total public sector net debt declined further. US durable goods orders rose in August.
  • 12 Sep 2023 Monthly Update August 2023
    Western Australian real state final demand rose by 0.4% in Q2, to be 3.7% up through the year. The Western Australian wage price index rose by 0.8% in Q2, to be 4.2% up YoY. Western Australian employment rose by 15.0k in July, while the unemployment rate declined 0.2ppts to 3.4%. Western Australia’s retail trade ebbed 0.4% in July but remained 3.6% higher than a year ago.

All Financial Markets Updates

Select your preferred publication to find out more.
  • Daily Updates

    A daily summary of financial market developments and key macroeconomic data.

    View now
  • Weekly Updates

    A weekly roundup of the most important economic and financial market events.

    View now
  • Monthly Updates

    A monthly summary of domestic market developments and Western Australian data.

    View now
  • Australian Dollar Monthly

    A summary of movements in the Australian dollar over the last month.

    View now
  • RBA Updates

    The most recent monetary policy decisions from the RBA Board.

    View now

External Financial Resources

Banner images:
- North Quay Terminals, Fremantle. Image courtesy of Fremantle Ports.
elow - Port of Port Hedland. Image courtesy of Pilbara Ports Authority.