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Chief economist update: A case for optimism
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
... pessimism... Zero official cash rate here we come. However, note that monetary policy operates with a lag. In Australia, it takes about 12-18 months changes in monetary policy trickles down into general economic activity - one of the reasons ...
Association names new chief
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... down at the association's recent annual conference. Succeeding him will be current Shareholders Association of Australia chief executive Judith Fox. Fox has led the ASA since February 2017. Prior to this she was national director, policy and ...
Remembering Ron Grima
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... example." Grima started out as a financial adviser before moving into business development at Royal & Sun Alliance Australia in 1993, recruiting and training financial advisers. He then spent two and a half years in a similar role for Lend Lease ...
Increasing SG costly for middle Australia: Grattan
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... "We need to restore appropriate savings incentives so that that super can do what it was designed to do for middle Australia, which is to supplement the Age Pension," she said. Wages have been flat for some time and there have been no SG increases ...
Aussie HNWIs slip down global rankings
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
Australia's high-net-worth population slumped in the rankings of a global wealth study as millionaires shifted their portfolio to cash amid share market uncertainty. According to Capgemini's annual World Wealth Report, the number of ...
Chief economist update: Hard target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
With business conditions and confidence like it is, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)'s full employment target just got a little harder to meet. Recall that in his speech at the RBA board dinner with the business community on June 4 - the ...
Sovereign investors go back to fixed income
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... reserve managers across the globe representing $20.3 trillion of assets. The sample included six respondents from Australia and New Zealand. Sovereign investors recorded 4% in returns in 2018, down from 9% the year before as the equity markets ...
PYSP communication divides opinion
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... funds were struggling with the member queries coming through the phone lines. AustralianSuper, Australian Ethical, Australia Post Superannuation Scheme, CareSuper, Cbus, Christian Super, First State Super, HESTA, Hostplus, LUCRF Super, Media ...
Chief economist update: Australia needs a cheaper A$
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... 50 bps from the current 2.25%-2.5% as early as its July FOMC meeting to just a 25bps reduction. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would have clicked "like" though. This is because rising Fed rate cut expectations have nullified its back-to-back ...
Linda Elkins to depart Colonial First State
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2019
... Investments and Avanteos Investments chair Anne Ward said in a statement. "Linda has shaped CFS to become one of Australia's leading superannuation businesses. On behalf of CFS employees, directors and all our members, I thank Linda for her ...
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