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Chief economist update: What's the RBA waiting for?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2019
... more downward pressure to still below target inflation - the average of the trimmed mean and weighted median measures of CPI slowed to 1.75% in the December 2018 quarter from 1.80% in the previous quarter. So what's the Reserve Bank of ...
MLC MySuper switches to lifestage
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
... target outperformance of 3% MySuper conservative growth portfolio: 50% growth and 50% defensive. Its objective is to beat CPI by 2.5% pa over any five-year period MySuper cash plus portfolio: 100% cash. Its objective is to outperform the Bloomberg ...
Clearview overhauls life insurance premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
... 2020. After that date, premium rates by benefit type will either remain unchanged or increase to maximum of 10% plus CPI increases, Clearview said. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne said in his final recommendations that the hawking of insurance ...
Chief economist update: BOJ exit last year, BOJ easing this year
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
... rising wages - up by 1.8% in the year to December from 1.7% in November and 1.5% in October. The drop in the headline CPI inflation rate to 0.3% from 08% over the same period underscore the sharp increase in Japanese real wages. Japan's ...
Chief economist update: Where sentiment goes, there too is spending
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 FEB 2019
... in the past half century." These expectations are consistent with latest data showing weakening price pressures: headline CPI inflation down to 1.6% in the year to January from 1.9% in December; core unchanged at 2.2%; headline PPI down to 2% from ...
Chief economist update: UK economy slows on Brexit woes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
... bank to lower its GDP growth forecast to 1.2% this year (from the previous estimate if 1.7%). In addition, the BOE said: "CPI inflation fell to 2.1% in December and is expected to decline to slightly below the MPC's 2% target in the near term ...
Chief economist update: A pretty portrait of an emerging market
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
... more downward pressure on the Philippine peso. As a result, Philippine inflation surged to nine year highs. Headline CPI inflation jumped to a high of 6.7% in 2018 and core inflation surged to a peak of 5.1%. Latest data show that the uptrend ...
Labour and housing drive rate sentiment
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 29 JAN 2019
... against the US dollar and it would break 70 cents in the near term, ending 2019 at 65 cents. Meanwhile, disappointing CPI and Producer Price Index (PPI) numbers should be supportive of Australian bonds in the short to medium term. For ...
Industry Super Australia forecasts a rate cut
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2019
... and consumer sentiment, and the US Federal Reserve's reaction amid global trade concerns. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is currently below the RBA's target of the 2-3% range; employment growth may have been shifting towards the public ...
Chief economist update: The curse of Japan's consumption tax hike
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
... with a Negative Interest Rate" and "expanding the monetary base until the year-on-year rate of increase in the observed CPI (all items less fresh food) exceeds 2% and stays above the target in a stable manner."" This is because of the negative ...
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