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Damned if they do, damned if they don't
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 APR 2017
... failure to get Obamacare repealed/replaced. In its "World Economic Outlook Update" report released in January this year, the IMF predicted that the global economy would grow from 3.1% in 2016 to 3.4% this year and 3.6% "based on the assumption some near-term ...
Doubting the benefit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAR 2017
... it a "lofty target", stating that "many economists had reckoned that Chinese growth would be less than 6.5% this year; the IMF had forecast an expansion of 6.3%". The numbers are out and they showed that, PM Li got what PM Li likes. China's economy grew ...
Global fintech heralds Australian expansion
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 21 FEB 2017
... management solutions is boosting its local footprint by appointing a country manager for Australia. Andrew Wood joins AxiomSL from IMF Bentham, where he held an interim consultant role. Prior to that, he was a senior project manager - technology and ...
APRA urges banks to raise capital
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 13 FEB 2017
... Australian financial system, which noted Australia's robust economy despite commodity price and mining investment bust. The IMF encouraged Australian authorities to remain vigilant and continue to enhance the resilience of the banking system to shocks ...
Trump is heaven's gift to central banks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 NOV 2016
... either its balance sheet or its planning capacity to do infrastructure spending." So did the G-20, so did the OECD, so did the IMF. President Trump will be giving them what they were asking for, that is, fiscal accommodation via higher government spending ...
Slow, slower, slowing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just published its October World Economic Outlook (WEO) report and true to form, it's once more taking down earlier more optimistic forecasts. In October 2015, the IMF saw world economic output growing brightly ...
NAB dispels housing bubble "toil and trouble"
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 AUG 2016
... price index, there were no real indicators that there was any kind of bubble about to burst. He pointed to warnings from IMF and Steve Keen over the past 10 years about the issue, noting their predictions had yet to eventuate. "I don't want to single ...
Parting could be such sweet sorrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2016
... vote to exit the European Union could have significant economic repercussions." There's the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warning that Brexit is "the largest near-term risk" to the UK economy, it could spark a crash in the stock and property markets ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2016
... 0.1% dip and represents the first annual drop in three years (March 2013). The disappointing result confirmed the BOE and IMF's recent statements that 'Brexit" uncertainty is weighing down investment with the BOE even warning of risks to the economy ...
Down, down prices are down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2016
... of Australia's discussion of the Australian dollar could be out of line". "The Office of the US Executive Director at the IMF (OUSED) expressed concern over the [Australian] authorities' public statements on the desired direction of the exchange rate" ...
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