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Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... edged up despite staying in negative territory, which could possibly be due to government efforts to stabilise the labor market. The subindex for input costs remained unchanged from the month before, while the one for output charges inched up ...
Industry fund appoints former Labor politician
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
A $46 billion industry fund has appointed a former federal health minister as an independent chair, starting at the end of the year. Nicola Roxon will take over as HESTA's chair when current chair Angela Emslie steps down at the end of her term ...
Chief investment officer retires
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... Headlining his letter to investors, Wilson said the negative effects of any bear market will be significantly worse if Labor wins the next Federal election. He went as far to say a Labor government will result in the first economic recession in ...
Assistant Treasurer refutes breach allegations
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... the Corporations Act. Responding to questions from Financial Standard today, Robert said allegations levelled at him by Labor Senator Chris Ketter during Senate Estimates on Wednesday evening we're "patently wrong". Robert's response comes ...
Argo Investments attacks Labor franking policy
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
The listed investment company, with about $5.5 billion in funds under management, condemned Labor's franking credit policy at its annual general meeting. Holding its AGM this morning, Argo Investments said Labor's policy to remove refundable ...
Afterpay faces senate inquiry
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
The Labor party will launch a senate inquiry into whether regulation around payday lenders such as Afterpay is adequately protecting low and middle income, and financially stressed Australians. Labor senator Jenny McAllister said yesterday that the ...
NAB still unclear on true impact of misconduct
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... thousands" but said for the "precise number", he would have to take the question on notice. "Does that mean a million?" Labor MP Matt Keogh asked. Thorburn indicated it wouldn't be that high. Thorburn also failed to give a definitive deadline ...
Chief economist update: Bull markets don't die of old age
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
... the target range for the federal funds rate would most likely be consistent with a sustained economic expansion, strong labor market conditions, and inflation near 2 percent over the medium term." "gradual increases" - that's the good news. "A ...
Chief economist update: Blame and trim
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
... my report show that even pipeline inflation is easing. America is not importing inflationary pressures. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that US import prices slowed to an annual rate of 3.5% in the year to September from 3.8% in August ...
Labor Government on the cards: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 OCT 2018
There is a good chance that the Labor Party will win the next election, Financial Standard's readership says. We recently asked our readers which of the following events will likely eventuate in the next 12 months: a global trade war; China going ...
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