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Chief economist update: The grass is paler on the China side
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2018
... about the US economy. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate." It has every reason to ...
Best in show should not dampen competition: Bowen
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... sector of superannuation over the other. I am interested in improving member outcomes. Full stop," he said. Bowen said Labor was open to the idea of capping fees for low value accounts. He added the party was "also" sympathetic to the intention of ...
Chief economist update: What goes around is starting to get around
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... The other thing that's good that's been happening is for five years we've seen people coming back into the labor force or not leaving it, which is a healthy thing." "...but I would say that it's a bit of a puzzle given how tight ...
Chief economist update: Weak wages a puzzle, could become a problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... The other thing that's good that's been happening is for five years we've seen people coming back into the labor force or not leaving it, which is a healthy thing." "...but I would say that it's a bit of a puzzle given how tight ...
Chief economist update: Fed funds at five point O
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2018
... focus on the labour market under-utilisation in years gone by, the U-6 unemployment rate - which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) define as: "Total unemployed, plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force, plus total ...
Leave dividend imputation system as is: Plato
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2018
... Management has set up an online petition to ensure the current dividend imputation system remains untouched should the Labor Party win the next federal election. The fund manager has already garnered the support of 500 signatories. Plato managing ...
Super fund names new board director
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUN 2018
... councillor and former mayor of Penrith City Council Karen McKeown to its board. McKeown has also been endorsed as the Labor party's candidate for Penrith at the 2019 state elections. Meanwhile, former LGS chief executive Peter Lambert ...
Chief economist update: Fed will go hiking in June
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018
... for the period ahead, members judged that information received since the Committee met in March indicated that the labor market had continued to strengthen and that economic activity had been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains had been ...
Industry fund welcomes local politician to board
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
... Super. Bringing more than 20 years' experience in financial services, McKeown has also been endorsed as the Labor party's candidate for Penrith at the 2019 state elections. She also serves as a director for Local Government NSW and ...
Chief economist update: Forget asking for a pay rise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018
... least, wages would remain stuck in the slow lane until the September quarter of this year. The government's (and Labor's) proposed tax cuts should help mitigate the weakness in household consumption as a result of the continued weakness ...
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