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Chief economist update: Cheaper prices not a bargain
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... (-16.2 per cent), with free pre-school being provided in NSW, Victoria and Queensland ... Excluding these three components, the CPI would have risen 0.1 per cent in the June quarter." Similarly, while the annual headline CPI measure has fallen into deflation ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... especially important because it determines the real rates of return on investments and for household spending. Then again, latest CPI data show that despite the trillions of dollars or euros or yens or pounds, or whatever currency, that are currently ...
Rice Warner questions super return targets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... "While the past can be a poor guide to the future, it has to be said that those funds with a 25 or 30 year history of earning CPI + 4% or even 5% must be doing something right, persistently," Rice Warner said. "The only other comparable metric is the ...
Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... 50). This would keep the Bank of Japan (BOJ) from achieving its 2% inflation target. Latest stats show that Japanese headline CPI inflation remained barely above zero (0.1%) in the year to May while core inflation lingered in deflation (-0.2%) over the ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... weak economies, the inevitable result was the increased risk taking needed in portfolios to meet expected rates of return or CPI + thresholds - because the risk-free rate gave so little nominal reward." Investors had become complacent during a decade ...
Charter Hall invests in logistics
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
Charter Hall announced the acquisition of a $115 million logistics property as part of two of its industrial property funds. The company secured the property for its Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund (CPIF) and Charter Hall Direct Industrial Fund No.4 ...
Charter Hall extends JV, makes acquisition
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Charter Hall Group has announced an extension to its relationship with global institutional investor Allianz Real Estate to acquire a $648 million portfolio. The ALDI logistics assets portfolio includes the ALDI distribution centres, which were designed ...
ING rejigs super offering, closes balanced option
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... fixed interest, 10% cash, 2% in property and the rest in shares). Net return target for the moderate option is 1.5% above CPI per year over rolling six-years basis and, for the conservative option is, 0.75% above CPI per year on a four-year basis. Living ...
Chief economist update: The outlook for Australia, according to COVID-19
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
... peaks at around 10% over coming months and is still above 7% at the end of next year." "In the March quarter just passed, CPI inflation rose to 2.2%, but it is expected to turn negative temporarily in the June quarter, due to falls in oil prices, the ...
Chief economist update: No cheers as RBA hits inflation target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... Australia's (RBA) self-congratulatory exclamation after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that annual headline CPI inflation accelerated to 2.2% in the March quarter - higher than market expectations for a 2.0% print, the fastest ...
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