Australia Global

Australia’s High Real Estate Prices Are A Threat To Financial Stability, Says Central Bank

Australia’s central bank is warning home prices may threaten the country’s financial stability. Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Michele Bullock gave a housing update this week. She warns the quality of borrowers has been deteriorating, as they take on more leverage. As the share of these borrowers surges, so does the risks they bring […]

Canada

Canadian Inflation Forecast Doubles For 2022, Near-Term Risks To The Upside: OECD

Elevated levels of inflation may stick around longer than central banks have let on. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its 2021 summer outlook. The intergovernmental agency for advanced economies revised Canada’s inflation forecast higher. Not a little either, they now see double the rate of expected inflation next year. The agency […]