Guest Contributor

From time to time we invite respected financial services experts and commentators to contribute to The WIRE.


A housing bust in Australia? Not so fast

Guest economist, Saul Eslake says the forecasting of an imminent collapse in Aussie housing prices from foreign and local observers ... is a bust. Compared to other countries, he suggests a 'housing bust' in Australia is an unlikely scenario


New era for central banks

Guest economist, Saul Eslake looks at the current global shift by central banks in ‘advanced’ economies to increase inflation, rather than keep it down as seen in the past decade. He also details why tax cuts and Trump tariffs are likely to put the US under inflationary pressure this year


The outlook for Australian bond yields

Bond yields are projected to rise in 2018 and 2019, but by how much? Where will they settle? Warren shows historically, it takes a very long while for them to rise 200bps above low points. He then forecasts end 2018, mid 2019 and long term rates

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