Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced economists. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
Eurozone inflation is expected to stay well below the ECB's target into 2016, but the bank will be waiting for firmer forecasts and eyeing bank stress tests as it weighs up the pros, cons and possible timing of unconventional policy.
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An increasing share of small-scale solar in overall investment and the expansion of clean energy capital flows to more emerging economies has delivered a 10 per cent first quarter lift for global renewables.