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|It wasn't so long ago - before the covid-19 pandemic struck to be precise - that every other cenral bank around the planet were hopin' and wishin' and prayin' for consumer price inflation to, at the very least, move higher to within their expressed ...|
|"...participants generally assessed that, provided that the economic recovery remained broadly on track, a gradual tapering process that concluded around the middle of next year would likely be appropriate. Participants noted that if a decision to begin ...|
|Combine economic stagnation and rising inflation and what do we get? We get stagflation -- the financial markets' fear du'jour. It had been nearly half a century ago when the global economy have had its last encounter with stagflation. he first ...|
|The COVID-19 pandemic - and the freezing of nearly all economic activity it brought about -- was godsend to climate change activists. Recall those pictures of those bright, bright, sun-shiny days underscored by a CNN article (published last year) that ...|
|Financial markets have been on edge ever since they got the first whiff of "taper" in the air. This started when the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's April 27-28 FOMC meeting revealed that: "A number of participants suggested that if the economy ...|
|Remember those Mao Zedong suits? The sartorial fashion that every man, woman and child in China wore (or were required to wear?) during Chinese chairman Mao's "Cultural Revolution" of 1966-1976? Those "uniforms" that comes in grey, navy blue or ...|
|The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is concerned but not alarmed at the growing cases of Delta variant infections that's wreaking havoc on the lives and livelihood in Australia's two biggest states - New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). ...|
|The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its "National Accounts" report for the June 2021 quarter, and it was good... nay, it was great! The report showed the economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, taking ...|
|All talk and still no taper (yet). Along with the declaration of "mission accomplished" in the planet's war against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fed's annual Kansas City Fed's Jackson Hole symposium is the most widely anticipated event of ...|
|The continued spread of the Delta variant in most parts of the world - even in New Zealand despite being locked down after only one case - and reduced vaccine efficacy - as demonstrated by the rise in infections in Israel (one of the very first country ...|
A former New South Wales Treasury Corp executive has joined the prudential regulator as head of investment risk.
MLC Life has been handed a new group insurance mandate from a retail superannuation provider.
Pinnacle Investment Management has made a $3 million cornerstone investment in OpenInvest.
The Federal Reserve is restricting the investing activities of policymakers and senior staff, including banning them from holding or trading individual stocks and bonds.
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