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Chief economist update: Policy of patience
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
The US Federal Reserve just concluded its April 30 - May 1 FOMC meeting and decided it best to do nothing but reaffirm its policy of patience, as you, I and Irene expected. "Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Committee seeks to foster ...
APRA amends member outcomes standard
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
APRA has revised its member outcomes framework to complement the new Bill that passed in April and is now seeking consultation. Following the passage of Treasury Laws Amendment (Improving Accountability and Member Outcomes in Superannuation ...
Chief economist update: S&P raises Duterte ratings
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2019
Money talks, prayers walk. This appears to be the overriding theme in the upcoming May 13 mid-term elections in the Philippines where "foul-mouthed and murderous" president Rodrigo Duterte's preferred senatorial and congressional candidates ...
Aon exits advice
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
Aon will jettison its financial advice business, and has confirmed the transfer of its Eligible Rollover Fund to AUSfund. The Australian arm of the global financial services giant announced it will sell its finance advice arm and exit its aligned ...
Chief economist update: A good problem to have?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
If not for the "bubble" - yes, bubble - that's blowing into the equity market, the US Federal Reserve's problem of continued strong growth and below-target inflation is a good problem to have. This is underscored by the latest stat updates ...
Future Fund crosses $150 billion
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
The sovereign wealth fund has crossed $150 billion in assets after a strong quarter, as it readies to pitch in to the next Federal budget. The Future Fund returned 5% over the quarter to March end, taking its decade-long performance to 10.4% - 3.9% ...
Chief economist update: Inflation is dead
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
Those were the days my friends, we thought would never end ... but they ended. The days when measured inflation would go from minus 3% to plus 14%, give or take, back in the grim old days from the 1950s to the late 1980s are no more. Back then the ...
IOOF breaches APRA licence conditions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
IOOF has breached one of APRA's licence conditions by failing to establish a dedicated superannuation trustee function by the 31 March 2019 deadline. IOOF was due to meet and comply with licence conditions imposed by APRA on the embattled ...
Rush of advisers sign up before FASEA deadline
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
The final quarter of 2018 saw more than 4000 financial advisers sign up to ASIC's Financial Adviser Register. According to a Rainmaker analysis of ASIC data, an extra 4037 financial advisers registered as authorised representatives to meet ...
Chief economist update: Lock in two RBA rate cuts
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
The stats are out and it reveals that Australian consumer price inflation has softened ... big time. There's no other option for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to cut interest rates soon and twice. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' ...
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