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Chief economist update: Global easing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... is now expected to cut interest rates instead as political uncertainty compounds the increasing prospect of a no-deal Brexit. To complete the global easing, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's (RBNZ) bigger than expected 50 bps rate cut to a record ...
Chief economist update: The UK is not OK
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
... "After growing by 0.5% in 2019 Q1, GDP is expected to have been flat in Q2 ... reflecting both the impact of intensifying Brexit-related uncertainties on business investment and weaker global growth on net trade." As it turned out, the BOE's "no ...
Fintech off to slow start in 2019: KPMG
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
... and directed their investments accordingly. In Europe, fintech investment started strong despite ongoing concerns around Brexit. While overall fintech investment in Europe dropped, VC investment in fintech continue at a level on pace to set a new record ...
Sovereign investors go back to fixed income
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... perceptions of rising political risk have led to a decline in the perceived attractiveness of major European economies. Brexit is now influencing asset allocation decisions for 64% of sovereigns, while internal politics in continental Europe are impacting ...
Chief economist update: BOE flips tightening bias to easing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2019
... Conference and Exhibition in Bournemouth, BOE governor Mark Carney declared that: "For now, a global trade war and a No Deal Brexit remain growing possibilities not certainties. Monetary policy must address the consequences of such uncertainty for the ...
Chief economist update: The turn in Australia's cycle from vicious to virtuous
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... recession in America) and lingering uncertainties - wars (trade, currencies, tech, nuclear), the still unresolved issue of Brexit and Trump, among others. The domestic economy is none too good either - so much so the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has ...
Chief economist update: BOE lets peers do the heavy lifting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2019
... falls in industrial metals prices. Forward interest rates in major economies have fallen materially further. Increased Brexit uncertainties have put additional downward pressure on UK forward interest rates and led to a decline in the sterling exchange ...
Chief economist update: Australian bull market here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2019
... growth economies of the Eurozone and Japan and though it's at par with UK growth, there's still the lingering Brexit uncertainty there. Also, Australia is not on Trump's tariff sights and the cheapening of the Australian dollar is partially ...
Chief economist update: BOE going the wrong way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
... least through around spring 2020". However, faced with the same global challenges and the lingering uncertainty that is Brexit, external monetary policy committee member of the Bank of England (BOE) Michael Saunders said that, "We probably would have ...
Chief economist update: The greatest challenge of our time
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
... 2008-2009. Australian tenners at 1.48% are at record lows; the UK's has fallen to 0.9% - still above the 0.5% low after the Brexit referendum in 2016 but way down from the GFC low of 2.95%. Meanwhile, Euro bond yields are minus 0.17% - they dropped ...
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