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Chief economist update: Eurozone at risk of double-dip

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021
... Saturday, while German Chancellor Merkel said she was leaning toward a tougher lockdown, which could last until April," FactSet said. "Italian officials also strengthened mandates for virus curbs and eyed an easing won't occur until the spring. In ...

Chief economist update: An extra mile for a deal

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... that no-deal will cut next year's GDP by an additional 2%, on top of the costs from shifting to an FTA." In addition, Factset reports that: "A few commentators and articles highlighted that the financial services sector, the UK's largest services ...

Chief economist update: Confidence unlocks Australia's virtuous cycle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020
... than the low recorded in April of this year and is the best reading in more than a decade (117 in October 2010 based on FactSet data). Business confidence is also on the rise. The NAB business confidence index jumped nine percentage points to a reading ...

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 ...