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Tuesday November 13, 2018

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NZ:Building Costs Set to Moderate from Highs
Residential
Tuesday October 24 2017

NZ:Building Costs Set to Moderate from Highs

New Zealand building costs are expected to moderate given the low inflation environment, an inability to pass on rising costs, and as migrants help fill building...

Energy Prices: the RBA’s Surprise Tool for Controlling Inflation
Business
Tuesday August 22 2017

Energy Prices: the RBA’s Surprise Tool for Controlling Inflation

The minutes of the RBA meeting on 4 July have been interpreted by many commentators as evidence that the RBA is looking to increase interest rates...

Australian Wages Barely Staying Ahead of Inflation
Business
Thursday February 25 2016

Australian Wages Barely Staying Ahead of Inflation

Wages are growing at their weakest rate in almost two decades, adding weight to the perception that incomes are falling behind the cost of living.

UK House Prices Rising Faster Than Wages
Residential
Thursday February 25 2016

UK House Prices Rising Faster Than Wages

British house prices are set to rise much faster than almost non-existent consumer inflation and outstrip modest pay gains, making home the ownership dream even harder...

Qatar Inflation to Delay FIFA World Cup 2022 Work
Commercial
Friday July 31 2015

Qatar Inflation to Delay FIFA World Cup 2022 Work

Inflation and restrictive banking norms could have "knock-on" effects on Qatar's construction industry in the near future, a new study has reported.

Inflation Tipped to Outpace Wages
Business
Wednesday January 28 2015

Inflation Tipped to Outpace Wages

Salaries for white-collar workers will fail to keep pace with inflation as pay rises become less generous in the resources sector.