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Two holds and a raise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2017
... rate reduction the British central bank implemented back in July last year to head off any nasty repercussions from Brexit. What would be more interesting is the BOE's forward guidance on the future path of interest rates after this one (if it ...
Enter the dragon
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2017
... the lingering North Korean nuclear threat - although this has barely made it to headlines over the past week; there's Brexit and reports that the UK and the EU agreed to start the second phase of negotiations in December; there's Catalonia's own ...
Go ahead BOE, make my day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 OCT 2017
Four days and one month before this day, the British pound staged a sterling rally - it soared to pre-Brexit levels against the US dollar and the Japanese yen (and to a two-month high against the strengthening euro). That was on 14 September when ...
India's upside risks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2017
... - it cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.25% in August 2016 to head off the potential negative fall-out from Brexit win of June of the same year - the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) did the same in August this year in order to cushion any ...
We cannot underestimate humans: Sicilia
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 9 OCT 2017
... you typically think that democracy isn't working the way it should. So what's causing this - what caused Trump, Brexit and Macron?" Sicilia said. He explained political correctness is one area that stifles public debate and it becomes a ...
The British pound's sterling reversal
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 SEP 2017
Now that's how you jawbone a currency. The British pound soared to pre-Brexit levels against the US dollar and the Japanese yen - and to a two-month high against the strengthening euro - at the close of last week's trading. And no, it's not because ...
The pointy end of super regulation
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2017
... better" given the "remarkable financial year for super fund returns". "Despite widespread fears, the wild cards of Brexit and a Trump election did not result in investment market turmoil and profit-to-member funds once again outclassed their ...
No follow through
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 AUG 2017
... in 2018. Sterling's effective exchange rate has fallen by 1.3% this year to date and 13.1% since the 23 June 2016 Brexit referendum - down 12.0% against the US dollar; 15.4% versus the euro; and, down 7.8% vis-a-vis the Japanese yen since ...
Australian dollar poses problem for RBA
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 AUG 2017
... up 10.6% for the year - but the All Ords has not even produced even half of the FTSE100's 5.2% gain (despite lingering Brexit uncertainty); nor the Nikkei225's 4.4% appreciation (despite its continuing battle with very low inflation); nor the ...
Inflation matters
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... "ultimately temporary". True that. To date, Sterling's effective exchange rate remains 12.7% below prior to the Brexit referendum last 23 June 2016 and 0.8% less since the start of the year. The pound's sharp depreciation combined with ...
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