The outlook for the economy and interest rate markets in Australia

Warren will discuss the prospects for economic policy and the economy in the context of emerging domestic and international challenges.

Having avoided serious economic recession since the early 1990s can Australia maintain the economic miracle? What does this mean for economic policy? What are the implications for interest rate and fixed income markets in Australia?

Key discussion points:

- Foundations of the miracle economy

- The role of monetary and fiscal policy

- Emerging economic and financial risks

- Implications for interest rates and the yield curve

Warren’s presentation will include explanations of how monetary and fiscal policy work as well as the way economic conditions affect interest rates and bond yields.

Presenter: Warren Hogan
Economist and financial markets strategist

Warren Hogan is an economist and financial markets strategist who has worked for major banks and Government for the past 25 years. He is based in Australia having worked for The Australian Government Treasury, Credit Suisse and ANZ Bank where he held the position of Chief Economist from 2010 to 2016.

Warren has extensive international experience having spent much of the past 20 years travelling around the world speaking to investors, governments and major corporations about the world economy and global financial markets. His advice is sought by investors, politicians and corporate leaders. As ANZ Chief Economist, Warren was responsible for a team of 50 economists and strategists with a focus on the Asian region and the global markets.

Warren has been recognised as one of Australia’s top business economists in industry surveys and awards. He is a commentator in the media with regular interviews on ABC, Sky, CNBC and Bloomberg as well as quotes in major global publications including The Economist magazine and The Financial Times. He is an Adjunct Professor at the UTS Business School in Sydney. Warren is a keen golfer, is on the Board of Directors of Avondale Golf Club in Sydney and is married with two children.