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Chief economist update: UK economy slows on Brexit woes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
... have weakened further in early 2019. This slowdown mainly reflects softer activity abroad and the greater effects from Brexit uncertainties at home." It prompted the British central bank to lower its GDP growth forecast to 1.2% this year (from the ...
ASIC gears up for Brexit
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
ASIC is liaising with the UK corporate regulator, Bank of England and local stakeholders to prepare for Brexit's impact, it said in a statement. ASIC said it will enter into new memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the UK's Financial Conduct ...
Chief economist update: Euro contagion redux?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
... and many emerging markets are vulnerable to abrupt changes in risk sentiment and growth expectations. For the EU, the "Brexit" process remains a source of uncertainty." Taking these a bit further, the negative impact of these uncertainties on ...
Brexit is history: Chief Economists Forum
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
Brexit is history and the world can go on without an EU-Britain trade agreement, an economic expert told this morning's Financial Standard Chief Economists Forum. AXA Investment Managers' head of Framlington Equities Asia, Mark Tinker, told ...
Chief economist update: La vita is no longer e bella
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
... prime minister, Giuseppe Conte. It's because of external factors - mainly, the Sino-US trade spat and Brexit - stupid! Still, data show that Italy's growth deceleration accelerated starting in the June quarter of 2018 after the ...
No-deal Brexit sparks mixed reaction: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 JAN 2019
Financial Standard's latest survey shows the financial services sector is grappling with the effects the upcoming Brexit deal will have on the industry. On the back of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's historic defeat of her proposed exit ...
Chief economist update: Crude oil to the rescue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2019
Brexit uncertainty remains in the headlines ( dis-United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May survived the vote of no confidence immediately called after the crushing defeat of her proposed Brexit deal in the House of Commons); so is the US ...
No-deal Brexit prolongs market uncertainty
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
The landslide defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May's UK divorce deal overnight hasn't rattled the global share markets, but investment experts remain cautious. The House of Commons rejected May's proposed exit strategy by an ...
Chief economist update: disUnited Kingdom
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
... there seems to be an absence of well, unity. The (dis)United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May and her proposed Brexit deal lost big time in the House of Commons by a record 230 votes - 432 against and 202 for. Now May faces a no-confidence ...
Superannuation reforms splits opinion: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
... appropriate to establish an SMSF as there are many high-performing SMSFs with balances below $500,000," Maroney said. This week's poll asks: Will the result of the UK's upcoming Brexit vote have a significant impact in financial services?
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