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US, UK hike interest rates

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
... war was also likely to exacerbate global supply chain disruptions and has increased the uncertainty around the economic outlook significantly. This will add to global inflationary pressures over coming months, and growth in economies that are net energy ...

Economic recap: Week to September 24

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... that markets expect will start in November this year. A rosy narrative. But as the Fed admits, "the risks to the economic outlook remain". For sure and for certain, the Fed would be more than willing to change course should 'Murphy's Law' ...

Pandemic stokes investor appetite

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
... that a good deal of the shift in investor behaviour reflects a mix of pent-up demand, growing confidence in the economic outlook and an increased appreciation of financial security. It also found that Generation X and Baby Boomers are leading the current ...

Economic recap: Week to August 6

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 AUG 2021
... vaccinations will likely continue to reduce the effects of the public health crisis on the economy, but risks to the economic outlook remain". In Japan, it was all about the Olympics of course. To be able to proceed with the world games in these abnormal ...

Chief economist update: The (dot) plot thickens

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
... vaccinations will likely continue to reduce the effects of the public health crisis on the economy, but risks to the economic outlook remain."

Chief economist update: Anchoring the recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
... activity and leading economic indicators in the region had significantly improved. So much so, that in its May Economic Outlook report, the OECD upgraded the Eurozone's GDP growth forecasts to 4.3% this year (from 3.6% its predicted in December 2020) ...

Chief economist update: A delicate balancing act

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
... insufficient to meet growing demand - recently reinforced by the OECD's upgrade to global growth. In its 'Economic Outlook, May 2021' report, the OECD upgraded its global GDP growth forecast to by 5.8% this year and by 4.4% in 2022. This ...

Chief economist update: RBA cash rate on ice until 2024

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Except to reinforce its message that interest rates will remain at record lows "until 2024 at the earliest", the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) June board meeting was largely a ho-hum affair. As expected, the RBA left monetary policy settings ...

Chief economist update: OECD upgrades global growth but advises continued policy support

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
"The global economy has now returned to pre-pandemic activity levels." This was what the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) latest 'Economic Outlook' report revealed as it upgraded its projections for the world ...

Chief economist update: The UK's going OK

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
... government's furlough scheme ends on September 30 this year. But as the BOE warned at its May meeting, the economic outlook remains uncertain and depends on the "evolution of the pandemic". Cases of infection from the Indian variant are rising in ...