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Chief economist update: Second waving, not drowning
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... play out - China has already advised its citizens not to tour and study in the land down under, in retaliation for the Morrison government's call for an inquiry into the beginnings of the coronavirus pandemic. To be sure, cooler heads will prevail. ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... this sort of thing in Australia since the end of the first World War..." This was how Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the coronavirus outbreak shortly after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a pandemic in mid-March as ...
Chief economist update: The All Ords' ups, downs and ups
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
... official cash rate to a fresh record low of 0.75% and was expected to cut rates by at least another 25 bps in 2020. The Morrison government's increased fiscal spending - intended to provide relief and help in the recovery of the communities and businesses ...
Chief economist update: Still the best and better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) early and pro-active intervention policies. The coronavirus pandemic has freed the Morrison government - or any government of the day since Treasurer Wayne Swan - from the promise of achieving that ever-elusive Budget ...
Unemployment hits 21-year high
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... lost in May. Youth unemployment is now at 16.1%. "These are devastating unemployment numbers." Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the past three months have been tough for Australia with the destruction of 38 consecutive months of job creation. "As heartbreaking ...
Chief economist update: Honey, COVID-19 got me sacked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... ever faced and our government is working day and night to get the balance right, to get the right supports in place," Morrison said.
We cannot prevent the blow: PM
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government will not extend stimulus packages, saying they would dull the dynamism of the economy. Delivering a speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Morrison said that despite wide ...
Chief economist update: Australian Renaissance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
... latest initiative should set this land downunder for another 30 years of luck. The coronavirus pandemic has freed the Morrison government - or any government of the day since former Treasurer Wayne Swan - from the promise of achieving that ever-elusive ...
Labor calls for end to war on super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
The Labor Party is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to finally put an end to the war on superannuation waged by government backbenchers, in an effort to ensure Australia rebounds from COVID-19 "faster and better". Financial Standard has obtained ...
Chief economist update: What to expect when you're expecting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
... Australian government bonds of around 25 basis points. While it's still early days, the Australian central bank and the Morrison government's largesse have moderated earlier expectations for a sharp contraction in the domestic economy. The earlier ...
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