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Centuria to merge with Primewest
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2021
Centuria Capital Group has entered a bid implementation deed to merge with Primewest, creating one of the largest real estate managers on the ASX with $15.5 billion in assets. Under the deal, Primewest shareholders will receive $1.51 per security made ...
Chief economist update: Australians all let us rejoice
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... better ... even before the first Australian arm was inoculated with the vaccine. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) latest 'Labour Force' survey indicate that this circle of virtue is gaining momentum. Here are the key stats of the ...
Chief economist update: RBNZ keeps policy steady on unsteady outlook
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021
If in doubt, remain patient and do nothing. This is the gist of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) policy statement following the conclusion of its April 14 monetary policy meeting. The RBNZ kept the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% and maintained ...
Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... February, notwithstanding China's restrictions on a number of Australian imports. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) latest report on job vacancies provide a good forward view of the domestic labour market. According to the ABS, "job ...
REA Group to acquire Mortgage Choice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
REA Group has entered into an agreement with Mortgage Choice to acquire 100% of outstanding shares for $1.95 cash per share in a deal worth $244 million. Mortgage Choice has a loan book of $54 billion, settlements of $11 billion in 2020 and in the six ...
Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle keeps on turning
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
... overseas growth, chances are Australia's GDP growth could be revised even higher. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 'Labour Force' report shows total employment is 1800 scalps short of the tally recorded last year before the ...
Zero rates causing risky business: Pengana
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
Speaking at the Sydney leg of Financial Standard's Adviser Big Day Out tour , Pengana Capital equity analyst Ryan Fisher said near zero-interest rates is perpetuating the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. "The zero-interest rate policy ...
Chief economist update: What a difference an Australian year makes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... jobs in the Australian economy than there were before the pandemic." True that. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 'Labour Force' report shows total employment increased by 88.7K heads to 13,006,900 workers in February 2021.While ...
Chester eyes ASIC chair role
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
ASIC deputy chair Karen Chester has confirmed that she wants to be considered for the role as chair of the corporate regulator, taking over from James Shipton who will step down as soon as the right candidate is announced. A Senate Parliamentary Joint ...
Active funds quell passive flows
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
Active fund managers still have a stronghold of the funds management landscape over passive strategies, overseeing US$2 out of every US$3, a new report finds. Calastone's latest research found that in Australia, inflows to active funds surged in ...