The CoronaCrisis: Australia’s Economic and Financial Health

The CoronaCrisis: Australia’s Economic and Financial Health

With economic contractions generally occurring gradually and thus providing policymakers with time to adjust accordingly, the coronavirus threat has effectively forced governments across the world to pause activity through lockdowns and social distancing measures.

Starting with an overview, read in as Research Analysts Lucy Chen, Victor Yan and Anton Surace discuss COVID-19 and how it is impacting Australia’s economy in UNIT’s latest piece ‘The CoronaCrisis’, here:

Superpowers of Superannuation

Superpowers of Superannuation

Superannuation is extra money your employer legally has to pay into your super account to fund your senior years. But what do you have to do, where does it go and what should you be careful of?

Find out all this and more in UNIT Research Analyst Samantha Lai’s interest piece ‘Superpowers of Superannuation’.

The Everything Stimulus: Return of quantitative easing

The Everything Stimulus: Return of quantitative easing

Once more, the world’s most pivotal central bank has begun to grow its balance sheet; yet this had already begun prior to Covid-19… It is for this reason that we already know how central banks will respond to perhaps the most economically consequential pandemic since 1348.

To read more about the place of quantitative easing in the current climate, check out Research Analyst Sam Triantafillopoulos’s latest piece ‘The Everything Stimulus’ here.

Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt

Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt

As central banks across the world scramble to slash rates and buy treasuries in an attempt to stave off an impending economic recession, little thought is paid to the effect cheaper debt will have … leading to ignorance of the risk that zombie companies pose to a post-crisis economy.

To read more about cheap debt and zombies, check out Research Analyst Louis Portail’s latest piece ‘Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt’.