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Budget surplus unlikely as economy stalls: Fitch
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
... slowing exports and global economic fatigue may see expenditure increase well above their estimates. In December 2018, Labor finance spokesman Jim Chalmers said the government's forecast for a 2019/20 financial year surplus was "courtesy of a ...
Fed steady with a slight chance of a rate cut
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... judged that the economy was evolving about as anticipated, with real economic activity rising at a strong rate, labor market conditions continuing to strengthen, and inflation near the Committee's objective". No problems here. US GDP ...
Chief economist update: Fed fail
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
... its statement, it says that the Committtee "will take into account a wide range of information, including measures of labor market conditions, indicators of inflation pressures and inflation expectations, and readings on financial and ...
Financial Standard unwrapped: Our top stories in 2018
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... and throughout the year the wealth management industry largely moved to oppose the policy . With the likelihood of a Labor Government seemingly firming, one fund manager suggested investors should prepare by moving into fixed interest . BTFG ...
Investors to move on property before election: BlackRock
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... prices might lead investors to make wholesale changes in anticipation of changes to negative gearing under a possible Labor government in 2019. BlackRock Australia head of fixed income Craig Vardy said with Labor poised to form Government ...
Labor pledges tougher unpaid super penalties
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
Labor is promising to crack down on "dodgy" employers that underpay or fail to pay superannuation with tougher penalties if it comes to power. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen proposed new measures over the weekend in a bid to curb the "enormous issue" ...
Chief economist update: Does the Fed lift or cut interest rates just for the heck of it?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
... 2% inflation objective. This assessment will take into account a wide range of information, including measures of labor market conditions, indicators of inflation pressures and inflation expectations, and readings on financial and ...
And so this is Christmas, another year (almost) over
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2018
... structural headwinds on wages. NY Times ("After 7 Years of Job Growth, Room for More, or Danger Ahead?") said tight labor market could pose challenges, particularly in light of the $1.5T tax cut that Congress could pass early as this month. ...
Advice firm runs rule over Labor policy
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 7 DEC 2018
A prominent financial advice group suggests Labor's proposals on negative gearing, capital gains tax and dividend imputation all need a closer look heading into an election year. HLB Mann Judd Sydney wealth partner Jonathan Philpot said these ...
IFM Investors chair lays out priorities
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
... its Westconnex investment is on the horizon, newly-appointed chair Greg Combet said in a media call today. The former Labor federal minister took over as the chair of the super-fund-owned fund manager and Industry Super Australia (ISA) yesterday. ...
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