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Top franked stock picks: Morningstar

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 6 AUG 2021
Morningstar has released a list of 10 franked income stocks from its Australian and New Zealand coverage which pay very attractive dividends. "The Reserve Bank of Australia's indication that its target cash rate won't increase until at least ...

Economic recap: Week to July 30

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
The Delta variant outbreak continues to dominate headlines in Australia. Cases of infections in the states of Victoria and South Australia were brought under control and restrictions eased. However, the outbreak in Greater Sydney continued to worsened ...

Top economist Don Stammer to fund UNE scholarship

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... was at that time with OECD in Paris, offering him a senior position in the research department of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The same year, I recruited a talented young graduate of Sydney University, Glenn Stevens," Stammer said. "I had no role in ...

Be ready for negative rates: APRA to ADIs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
Despite the Reserve Bank of Australia being confident it's unlikely interest rates will enter negative territory, APRA is consulting on ADI's preparedness for such an event. Saying the regulator's standpoint does not preclude the possibility of zero ...

Economic recap: Week to July 9

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
At its July 6 meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the cash rate unchanged at 0.1% and retained the April 2024 bond as "the bond for the yield target" - against speculation that it would roll this over to the November 2024 bond. At the ...

Chief economist update: Local and foreign love affair with Australian property

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
The Foreign Investment Review Board's (FIRB) 2019-20 annual report shows that just like Australians, foreigners are also in love with our local property market. The FIRB approved a total of 7496 applications for the purchase of commercial and residential ...

Chief economist update: Delta variant infects Australian economy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
... they just can't kill the beast." - The Eagles, 'Hotel California' Only a few days after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept monetary policy settings unchanged and repeated its assurance that interest rates will remain at the record low ...

Chief economist update: It's raining jobs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... rain must fall". Australia's "jobs full" recovery brings with it that horrible thought that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and/or the federal government withdrawing their policy largesse. Que horror! Monetary and fiscal accommodation no more! ...

Calls for Royal Commission into housing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
... structure. Crucial in the paper's recommendations is that there should be a national housing strategy and the Reserve Bank of Australia should have formal accountability on maintaining a more stable and well-functioning housing market.

Chief economist update: How do you solve a problem like Australia's housing?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
... with all the multiplier effect that goes with it - could also get the general economy undone. If the Reserve Bank of Australia and APRA huff and puff, they could blow the house down and the economy with it.