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Chief economist update: Surveys back All Ords climb
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
... month - representing a return to expansion following four straight months of contraction. While performance of manufacturing index slowed to 52.7 from 54.8 in April, it remains in expansionary territory (for the fifth straight month), with five of the ...
Chief economist update: Cash is King
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
... to JP Morgan, the survey shows: "The rate of global economic expansion slowed to its weakest since June 2016, as manufacturing stagnated and services saw a marked growth slowdown. Both sectors were impacted by subdued underlying demand. Manufacturing ...
Chief economist update: Another RBA rate cut should be enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
... financial system was in chaos. So much so, I'm beginning to feel the love starting to emanate from the local manufacturing, retailing, tourism, education, and other export-orientated sectors in the domestic economy. The loving doesn't end there. ...
Super fund overhauls group insurance cover
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2019
... super fund, which is now open to the public, also announced it will not directly invest in companies involved in manufacturing cluster bombs and landmines from July 1. With the exception of QSuper Self Invest, the ESG criteria applies to its entire listed ...
Industry veterans recognised
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
... member for the Reserve Bank was recognised for services to business and finance, central banking, logistics and manufacturing sectors - as well as for her work in elevating women. Carol Schwartz, who is also on the Reserve Bank board, was recognised ...
Chief economist update: Glass half-full or US recession on the way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
... monthly rate of increase since nine and half years (August 2009). Sure, there are signs of slowing. Both the ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing index slowed in April, but with readings of 52.8 and 55.7, respectively, they continue to expand. All ...
Industry fund appoints board director
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
... replace First Super veteran Allan Stewart who plans to stand down on June 30. Burns works in management at Borg Manufacturing and is a trained accountant. "Robyn has been centrally involved in creating a thriving business employing many hundreds of Australians. ...
Chief economist update: It'll hurt me more than it hurts you
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
... No use re-inventing the wheel, here's Factset's news stories on latest US stats: "May IHS Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI down 2.0 m/m to 50.6 (est. 52.7), lowest since Sep-2009. New orders declined for first time since Aug-09 on weaker demand ...
YBR overhauls wealth arm
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2019
... run a leaner and more cost-effective organisation." YBR will concentrate on mortgage distribution, servicing and manufacturing. It plans to maintain its shop-front style franchise of 115 branches, as well as the Vow Financial independent mortgage aggregator ...
Chief economist update: Low unemployment, low wages growth conundrum
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
... this, the employment components of AiG performance of industry indices point to further labour market weakness - manufacturing employment down 5.1 points to a reading of 51.5 in April; services down 6.2 points to 46.0 (contraction); construction down ...
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