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Chief economist update: Economy slows to decade low but still tops the pops
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... that it wasn't a "wonderful set of numbers". Instead, with economic growth slowing to 1.4% in the year to the June quarter - it was a woeful set of numbers, the slowest annual growth rate in 10 years. More disturbing, take away the 0.5 percentage ...
Chief economist update: The budget surplus can wait
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
... offset by a 2.5% increase in equipment, plant & machinery. Year-on-year, actual total capex declined by 1.1% in the June quarter, an improvement from the first quarter's 1.7% contraction but a sharp downturn from 2018's average annual growth ...
Members shift to industry super funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... sector funds and industry funds, Rainmaker head of superannuation research Jason Ross said. Despite the fact that the June quarter was positive for financial markets given the ASX200 rose by 7.9%, Ross said retail funds only grew by 0.4% quarter on quarter. ...
Dividend payouts stagnate
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
... extending a five-year long trend, a global index shows. According to Janus Henderson, dividend payouts rose 5.7% in the June quarter, thanks mainly to QBE Insurance, which rewarded shareholders on the back of rebounding profits. Ben Lofthouse, head of ...
Chief economist update: US recession a sure thing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
... from 5.25% in 2006 to 4.25% in 2007 was unable to prevent the US recession from the December quarter of 2007 to the June quarter of 2009. But perhaps, this time is different. The US unemployment rate is at near 49-year lows at 3.7% (July) ... but it ...
Chief economist update: Will Australia avoid another global recession?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
... "Lucky Country" would make it to its 28th year recession-free economic performance (the last recession was in the June quarter of 1991) with us, Australians all, merely waiting for the June quarter 2019's official National Accounts report that's ...
Praemium FUA skyrockets
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... brokerage rates and provide clients the benefits that accrue from the aggregation and netting of trades. In the June quarter, for instance, the netting benefit represented an average 20% reduction in brokerage costs for investors." The firm raised $4.7 ...
Low inflation rate masks rising living costs woes
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. In ASFA's latest Retirement Standard, it found over the year to June quarter 2019 costs rose by 1.5% for retiree couples at both the 'comfortable' and 'modest' levels, compared to the 1.6%increase in ...
Xplore continues hunt for chief executive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
... the quarter. The group also said it lost a client in Melbourne, which contributed to the losses. Sharp said: "The June quarter saw the execution and rollout of the new Xplore Wrap for investment, super and pension." "The wrap has been positively received ...
Mercer unveils best-performing Aussie equity funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
... that had previously lagged the market, as evidenced by the rally in shares of Commonwealth Bank and Telstra in the June quarter.
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