Australia’s GDP contracted by 0.3% in Q1 2020 as drought, bushfires and Covid-19 saw a fall in private demand. While public spending is at its highest share of the economy on record. Gareth Aird, Head of Australian Economics and Belinda Allen, Senior Economist discuss how the Australian economy is tracking, what we can expect in Q2 and the rest of 2020. The RBA also left the cash rate on hold in June, the podcast also details what the RBA is thinking and how long the cash rate will remain steady for.
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