Westpac Economist Elliot Clarke comments on this week's events with a focus on consumer sentiment, the household market, labour participation and US inflation. Looking ahead to next week's housing data for the US and the Westpac Melbourne Leading index.
Policy assessment and upcoming consumer sentiment
Reserve Bank and rising Australian dollar impact Australian economy
Overseas and local influences anlaysis.
Westpac expert analysis of housing prices and the economy
How does consumer sentiment affect the economy/
Market events and the economy.