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Insurers require urgent start-up collaborations
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 AUG 2017
... point, he said. When examining the insurance value chain and all the pieces involved in designing, selling and manufacturing covers, Dobson said: "I look at the distribution piece and cannot help but think that's the part that's going to be reimagined ...
No follow through
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 AUG 2017
... it is also shoring up domestic activity. This is underscored by the Markit/CIPS PMI survey indices - composite, manufacturing and services -- which, despite lingering Brexit uncertainties, have remained sharply above the 50 expansion/contraction line ...
RBI succumbs to low-flation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 AUG 2017
... composite PMI output index fell sharply to 46 in July - contraction level - from 52.7 in the previous month. The manufacturing PMI dropped to 47.9 last month (the lowest level since February 2009) from 50.9 in June and the services PMI business activity ...
Flashes: activity expansion and moderating inflation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUL 2017
... estimates hasn't altered from the prevailing dynamics in the world's biggest economies of continued expansion in manufacturing and service sector activity and low or easing inflation. Markit's flash US composite PMI output index accelerated to a reading ...
Business conditions return to pre-GFC levels
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUL 2017
... rebounding". This is consistent with the Australian Industry Group's (AiG) performance indices reports that showed the manufacturing (up 0.2 to 55.0 in June), services (3.3 to 54.8) and construction (down 0.7 to 56.0) sectors in solid expansion terri ...
Hawkish central banks? Not the BOJ
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017
... reading of 53.3 in June - the best reading since August 2015 and the 9th consecutive month of expansion - while the manufacturing sector recorded its 10th straight month of expansion with a final reading of 52.4 in June. But as Nikkei noted in its report ...
Stronger growth sans inflation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUL 2017
... http://www.financialstandard.com.au/news/not-so-happy-eofy-for-the-all-ords-100194081). First stop, America. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing jumped from a reading of 54.9 in May to 57.8 in June. This is greater than market expectations ...
Not so happy EOFY for the All Ords
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 JUL 2017
... outlook for Australia's biggest export market - China. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported that China's manufacturing PMI rebounded to a reading of 51.7 in June after slowing to 51.2 in April and May, driven by a sharp increase in export ...
Expansions maintained despite dashed expectations
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 JUN 2017
... of expansion in three months, dragged down by weaker activity in both the services (53.0 from 53.6 in May) and manufacturing (52.1 from 52.7) sectors. This is consistent with other earlier-released data indicating slowing US economic momentum. According ...
A year on from Brexit
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUN 2017
... economy is waning, with the impact of slow wage growth, rising inflation and a slump in industrial production and manufacturing being felt. "While consumer and business sentiment fell significantly, the "hard data" held up very well. However, the honeymoon ...
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