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Time to step up or face the music

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... kinds of major systemic challenges, because the cost of not tackling them is huge." For example, the World Health Organisation recently found that 7 million people prematurely die from air pollution each year, Glover said. "There are multiple challenges ...

Mutual fund assets lose $1.3 trillion

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
... 8.2% and the MSCI World Index Ex USA down 8.9%. Cerulli said this trend will likely continue, with the World Health Organisation declaring COVID-19 a pandemic and numerous countries around the world going into lockdown. "Moving into early March, equity ...

JP Morgan commits $86m to COVID-19 crisis

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... public health and long-term economic challenges from the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. It comes as the World Health Organisation reports 786 new coronavirus-related deaths overnight, bringing the total death count to 7807. Currently, there are 191,127 ...

FASEA rethinks CPD, provides exam update

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... promised they'll receive an update if that changes. "As a pandemic has now been declared by the World Health Organisation, the Australian government may require large gatherings to be cancelled," FASEA said. "If this is the case and ACER is required ...

Major industry events cancelled amid pandemic

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... fundraiser FICAP. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has cancelled the annual CMSF after the World Health Organisation declared a pandemic. The conference was scheduled to run over three days in Adelaide from 18 March 2020 to 20 March ...

ScoMo launches $17b stimulus package

ALLY SELBY, ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... stimulus package, as it ramps up its efforts to dodge a coronavirus-sparked recession. It comes as the World Health Organisation regrades COVID-19 to a global pandemic, with 118,326 cases of the virus globally and 4292 deaths. The stimulus package will ...

Chief economist update: Budget surplus or bust

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
It's official! The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Uh, scary! But what's in a word? According to the ABC : "An outbreak is a sudden rise in cases of a disease in a particular place. An epidemic is a large outbreak. ...

Billionaire investor warns against buying the dip

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... spread to more than 100 countries and territories and killed more than 3500 people. According to the World Health Organisation, there are currently 105,586 people with COVID-19 around the world. That the virus could spread so quickly, causing havoc on ...

Chief economist update: Who's afraid of COVID-19?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
... for your health - mortal and financial - given the virus' seemingly exponential spread. The latest World Health Organisation (WHO) data show that there are now 79,331 confirmed cases of infections (97.4% in China) across 29 countries with 2595 dead. ...

The sick short: Banking big on the coronavirus

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... companies, investors are chasing shorting opportunities to bank big on the pandemic. According to the World Health Organisation, 1873 people have died from the COVID-19 virus, with only three of these deaths outside of China. More than 73,332 people ...