Evening Report

22 Nov 19, 4:30pm (AEDT). Aussie shares edged higher for the first time since Tuesday, with the ASX 200 lifting by 0.55%. Despite today's gains, this ended up being the worst week in two months. PREVIOUS REPORT

Tasmanian economy records fastest growth

15 Nov 19. The Tasmanian economy recorded the fastest rate of growth across state and territory economies.

China’s investment growth record low

14 Nov 19. China’s fixed asset investment continues to weaken. The growth rate slowed to 5.2 per cent.

Federal Budget remains balanced

22 Nov 19. In the twelve months to October 2019, the Budget deficit stood at just $78 million. Up to October, tax refunds have totalled just over $24 billion.

East coast petrol prices rise

18 Nov 19. The national average price of unleaded petrol fell by 1.0 cent last week but prices began lifting at the back end of the week as discounting cycles ended. 

Sydney job vacancies decline

20 Nov 19.  In the year to October, skilled job vacancies in Sydney fell by 16.1 per cent – the biggest annual decline in 7 years.

CommSec Home Size Trends report

11 Nov 19. Australia is still building some of the biggest houses in the world but the average size of a house has fallen to 17-year lows. WATCH VIDEO

Consumer sentiment falls

19 Nov 19. The weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence rating fell by 1.1 % to 109.9 pts. Sentiment is below the average of 114.3 pts held since 2014.

The Week Ahead

22 Nov 19. In Australia, the Reserve Bank remains in focus in the coming week with key speeches from top officials, including Governor Philip Lowe. in the US, economic (GDP) growth data will take centre stage. WATCH VIDEO

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