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Chief economist update: Australia cruising at low altitude
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 MAR 2018
Toto, we're still in Kansas! The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) National Accounts report showed the economy grew by 2.4% in the year to the December quarter - a tad slower than the 2.5% annual growth rate recorded in the same quarter of ...
Chief economist update: The yen's on the up and up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
Instead of reversing, the yen continued to climb after Japan's Cabinet Office released the country's National Accounts showing that economic growth slowed to an annualised rate of 0.5% in the December quarter from 2.2% in the previous three-month ...
Chief economist update: The angel in the details
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2018
... the December 2017 quarter and not looking forward to what lies ahead. The angel is in the details of the US National Accounts. Personal consumption expenditures - that which accounts for around 70% of the economy -- was strong, very strong. It ...
Chief economist update: Consumers don't spend on confidence alone
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2018
... a quarterly rate of 0.6% in the three-month period ending September 2017 from 0.9% in the previous one. The National Accounts showed household consumption's contribution to third quarter GDP growth decreased to just 0.1 percentage points after ...
Jobs, jobs, jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017
... the strength in the labour market doesn't fit is the continued weakness in consumer spending. The latest National Accounts figures showed that household consumption only contributed 0.1 percentage point to third quarter GDP growth, down from the ...
Japan on reverse cycle?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2017
... this is in line with market expectations. It's a big deal though when scouring through the details of the National Accounts. Certainly, incomes are rising with cash earnings up by 1% in the year to September (up from 0.7% in the previous month) ...
Enter the dragon
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2017
... but fixed asset investment slowed to 7.5% from 7.8% over the same period. These are captured by China's national accounts which showed that GDP growth slowed to an annual rate of 6.8% in the third quarter from 6.9% in the second and 6.9% in the ...
MetLife pushes for the retail market with new hire
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2017
... national account manager. He has held multiple roles at AMP, including national account manager, head of national accounts for the IFA market, sales operations manager and business development manager. Prior to AMP, he held roles at CB ...
Boring is good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2017
... in the September quarter of 2016 to a high 1.1% surge in the December quarter of the same year. The latest National Accounts report show GDP growth accelerated to 0.8% in the second quarter of this year from 0.3% in the March quarter. But back to ...
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
... beyond the earnings and economic growth figures for June. Trump uncertainty aside, the details of the US national accounts indicate that the going will remain good. Personal consumption expenditure - that which accounts for around 70% of the ...
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