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Former ambassador assesses US-China trade deal

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
... reducing the chronic trade deficit as one of the key points for negotiating a new trade deal with China. The US Treasury Secretary Steven Munchin is due to visit Beijing next week to negotiate, as the clock ticks on the US's Chinese imports that ...

AMP profits nosedive, new board director announced

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 AUG 2018
... AMP Bank saw a 20% growth, with operating earnings of $ 78 million. At the same time, AMP announced former Treasury Secretary John Fraser would be joining AMP Limited's board as a non-executive director. Fraser was UBS Global Asset Management's chairman ...

Super fund chair appointed to NSW Generations Fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2018
... appointed to the board. The remaining two spots on the five-person advisory board for NGS are going to: NSW Treasury Secretary Michael Pratt and the Secretary of Premier and Cabinet Tim Reardon. The Future Fund- style NGF was announced as a part of the ...

Chief economist update: A US dollar story

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
... stronger and stronger, and ultimately I want to see a strong dollar." Never mind that it contracted what his Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a day before at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mnuchin said he welcomed a weaker ...

Chief economist update: Talking trade tariffs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
... The rest of the world will be watching what comes out of the two-day meeting between the US delegates, led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and China, headed by Vice Premier Liu He, in Beijing. At this point, not many expect a substantial breakthrough ...

Chief economist update: Red light on greenback

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2018
... that the US dollar dropped 1.0% overnight - taking its 2018-to-date decline to minus 3.2% -- on the back of US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that, "Obviously a weaker dollar is good for ...

US recommends asset manager stress tests be removed

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2017
... and promoting infrastructure investment by insurers through appropriately calibrated capital requirements. US Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said: "The regulatory framework for both the asset management and insurance industries can be significantly ...

Trump-flation returns

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2017
... leaders rolled out their tax plan this week predicted it will widen the budget gap over the next 10 years." US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin argues that the additional economic growth (ergo, more government revenue) that would be generated by the ...

Wednesday delivery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 FEB 2017
... the joint-session of Congress, where he, hopefully, will deliver the details of his reflationary policies. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has hinted that POTUS will talk about his tax-reform plan - corporate and personal income tax reform. The ...

Choice of super fund won't always work: REST

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 8 JAN 2016
... Superannuation Trustees (AIST) have commissioned a review by former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor and Treasury Secretary Bernie Fraser to lead the development of a best practice governance code of conduct for not-for-profit superannuation ...