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Misconduct must end: Frydenberg
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
... framework necessary, providing the regulators with the powers and the resources to hold those who abuse our trust to account. In doing so the community's trust in our financial sector can and will be restored." Read Labor's response here .
LICs defy franking credit refund changes
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... investors, the majority of which are Australians entitled to the benefits of the franking system. Freeman is urging the Labor Party to reconsider its proposal as he says it's "both inequitable and very unfair." AFIC recorded net profit of ...
Chief economist update: Australian property market slump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
... Commission (report due out in February) and the fall-out from the Opal building quality concerns and the prospect of a Labor government that'll limit negative gearing and halve the capital tax gains discount from 50% to 25%. Lastly ...
Labor reforms to increase welfare dependency
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JAN 2019
Labor's proposed franking credit reforms will substantially impact the income of more than one million Australians, forcing them to seek welfare. In an address yesterday, Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System chair Deborah Ralston said the vast ...
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" ...
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