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NAB Business Confidence Index

What is 'NAB Business Confidence Index'

A key measure of business confidence in Australia, published monthly and quarterly by National Australia Bank. The NAB Business Confidence Index is a component of the bank's business survey, which covers hundreds of Australian companies to assess business conditions in the nation. The index is closely watched to gauge the overall condition of the Australian economy.

Explaining 'NAB Business Confidence Index'

The NAB Business Confidence Index is a lagging indicator of the Australian economy. The NAB also analyzes business confidence across the country's regions and industrial sectors. National Australia Bank is one of Australia's leading financial services organizations, with approximately 11 million customers and 39,000 employees.


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Q&A About NAB Business Confidence Index


Who publishes this index?

National Australia Bank does.

What is the NAB Business Confidence Index?

The NAB Business Confidence Index is a key measure of business confidence in Australia, published monthly and quarterly by National Australia Bank.

When was the index first published?

September 21, 221.

Why is it closely watched?

It gauges the overall condition of the Australian economy.

Where can you find more information on this index?

You can find more information at tradingeconomics.com and abc.net.au .

How often is it published?

Monthly.

What does the index cover?

The index covers hundreds of Australian companies to assess business conditions in the nation.

Does it provide information on regional or industrial sectors?

Yes, it provides information on both regional and industrial sectors.

What does the abbreviation "NAB" stand for?

National Australia Bank.

Who compiles the index?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).