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Chief economist update: Japan's five minutes of sunshine
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
... already been the first to be jabbed with the coronavirus vaccine but at this point supply remains limited. According to Factset: "Washington Post reported that Pfizer told the Trump administration it cannot provide substantial additional doses of its ...
Chief economist update: The virus, the vaccine and Trump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... Still, the US is up there among the 220 countries worldometer.info tracks daily and this is triggering policy responses. As Factset reports, the "surge in new coronavirus infections is driving a wave of fresh restrictions across the US. These include ...
FactSet nabs MSCI executive
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
FactSet has appointed a new regional sales director for Australia and New Zealand hiring a long-time executive from MSCI. Natalia Stansall has stepped into the role, after serving 16 years at MSCI as executive director of client coverage. A spokesperson ...
Chief economist update: A vaccine and a better vaccine
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
... both the S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrials Average soaring to new record highs overnight. Here's the news Factset prepared earlier: "Moderna (MRNA-US ) said on Monday that its coronavirus vaccine candidate is 94.5% effective based on an ...
Chief economist update: V for vaccine
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
... True to his words, that task force was convened on the Monday (November 9) straight after his Saturday victory. As per Factset: "Biden conferred in Delaware by video link with the 13-member task force that he named, headed by former US Surgeon General ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 returns to Europe with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
... than they were in April this year. European governments have, so far, resisted re-imposing national lockdowns. As per Factset, "Mitigation measures from major EU economies largely focused on limiting social mixing and toughening existing restrictions. ...
Chief economist update: Winter of Europe's discontent
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... thing is clear; the second wave to Europe has returned. So much so that governments are re-imposing restrictions. As per Factset: "German Chancellor Merkel said it will restrict the size of gatherings and fine people who flout rules but indicated there ...
Chief economist update: Yoshihide and the yen
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... Japanese' confidence in his leadership will make prime minister Suga's task of reviving the economy easier. According to Factset, "Nikkei/TV Tokyo opinion poll showed support for PM Suga's cabinet at 74%, the third-highest for any cabinet ...
Chief economist update: Prime Minister Suga
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020
... countries, including Japan itself, are now (or on their way) to relaxing restrictions re-imposed after the second wave. As Factset reports: "...Australia's Victoria state recorded fewest infections since 26-Jun as restrictions lift in regional areas. ...
Chief economist update: Comeback COVID
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 AUG 2020
... back again ... in Australia, in New Zealand, in Japan, in South Korea, in Vietnam, in Europe, to name a few. According to Factset: "Major Eurozone nations have seen infection rates return to levels not seen since the spring. France recorded the highest ...