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The "old economy" that is Australia

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2015
... come and have a go at us, Australians all, too. I was literally ROFL-ing when I read this piece from the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) yesterday. The heading says it all really: "Apple, Google and Microsoft explain the problem with Australia's sharemarket". ...

Round and round we go

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUL 2015
... headline, "Australia's economy in 'vicious circle', with sluggish growth set to continue" published in the "Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) only a few weeks ago (3 July). It was predicated on a China bust that would take down commodity prices that not even ...

Budget for uncertainty

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2015
... American and European equity markets jumping at the end of last week's trading activity. It wasn't only I, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) even printed that, "The ASX SPI 200 futures index predict the benchmark index will lift 43 points to 5645 points ...

RBA rate cut: earlier and more

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2015
... after unexpectedly cutting it to a record low 2.25% at its February Board meet. 'Twas the same day that the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) printed that, based on "latest futures pricing data compiled by Citi, the chances of a 25 basis point cut, to 2 per ...

Another cut's in the mail?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2015
... consistent with the target." Looks like it's gonna happen in May with a slight chance of April. AccordingA the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), "...latest futures pricing data compiled by Citi, the chances of a 25 basis point cut, to 2 per cent, when the ...

It might just be a matter of time

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2015
... last time I took notice of the number of central banks that have joined the race to the bottom was when the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reported that "At least 21 central banks have eased monetary policy this year..." on 5 February....and then, there ...

My QE, your problem

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2015
... competitive currency devaluations - "At least 21 central banks have eased monetary policy this year", the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports (to which, permit me to add, some have already double-dipped). The full listing here (Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets-live/markets-live-asx-sinks-below-5900-20150305-3rhso.html#ixzz3TTOfh3tA) ...

Majority slammed (again), equities dunked, A$ fouled

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2015
... the RBA's 'surprise' no rate cut decision. "ASX tanks as investors turn after RBA rate decision" was the Sydney Morning Herald's glaring spooky headline (http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/asx-tanks-as-investors-turn-after-rba-rate-decision-20150303-13tu5k.html#ixzz3TLodSzo0). ...

Beauty in(foreign) beholders' eyes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 FEB 2015
... in the previous month. If you think that's bad, try looking into JP Morgan's crystal ball. Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reported that, according to JPM, "The Australian economy is "sliding down the precipice" due to "glacial" reform efforts ...

Quo vadis dollar-A?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 NOV 2014
... "falling commodity prices, declining mining investment and reduced government spending," (as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald back then). Most of the "Ifs" have been hit - falling commodity prices, declining mining investment, reduced government ...