Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum

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    No Surplus Anytime Soon

    Wayne Swan may be committed to a budget surplus, but he should keep softening his rhetoric since the weekly Government Debt report shows the annual deficit being maintained at about $47 Billion for the past 3 months. The short term trend in debt issuance is similarly grim. Over the past 3 weeks...
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    Government Debt Growth

    Government debt growth has not slowed down significantly to indicate any return to a Government budget surplus. Together with the current down trend in long term interest rates, a promise of an investment boom is not yet apparent. State Government debt has grown by $25 Billion over 12 months...