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Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... generation" (released on May 27), the European Commission (EC) "put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan". As per Factset: "The European Commission announced its proposal for a €750B recovery plan and a 2021-27 budget of €1.1T to bring ...
Chief economist update: Hong Kong is ours
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... the pronouncement and the Hong Kong dollar slipped by 1.5% versus the greenback. Not if the US can help it. According to Factset: "Tensions over Hong Kong escalated after US senators moved to introduce bill that sanctions Chinese party officials over ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone good news to get worse before it gets better
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
... a record low preliminary reading of 11.7, more than half the 26.4 recorded in the previous month. Not surprisingly, as Factset reveals: "Commentators highlighted that while many governments in Europe have announced strategies to gradually ease lockdowns ...
Chief economist update: Great Scott! Mighty Mo to the rescue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... will in turn provide tax relief, such as lifting land taxes, to landlords for waiving or reducing rents," according to Factset. Perhaps, even more depending on the progression or death of the coronavirus. Morrison may have thrown the budget surplus under ...
Chief economist update: Honey, COVID-19 got me sacked
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... - released overnight - but still "dwarf every other week in history ... back to 1967". Below is the updated chart from Factset: In as much as initial jobless claims provide a leading indicator of the unemployment rate, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 eating into jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... liquidity; $150B for state and local stimulus funds; $130B for hospitals; and expanded unemployment benefits," according to Factset . The news generated optimism in the markets but the overriding question is will this new-found hope repeat the short ...
Chief economist update: Lock us down Scotty!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... you, Virginia, and you'll see governments and central banks handing out cash like never before. The latest news from Factset is: "Fed announced flurry of measures to improve market liquidity. QE now open-ended after Fed has previously committed to ...
Chief economist update: Cash splash
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... their disposal to try to prevent the certainty of a global recession from turning into a global depression. According to Factset : "A Reuters poll of 40 economists showed a median 80% chance of recession this year, the highest level on record, up 50bps ...
Chief economist update: Australian recession here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2020
... latest Markit Economics JP Morgan Global PMI has taken in February. Sorry, but that's all the data I have available on Factset. But according to JP Morgan, the index dropped form 52.2 in January to 46.1 in February: "Its lowest level since May 2009. ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... raised to 50% of stock of eligible loans. In addition, ECB banking supervision allowed banks to lower capital ratios... (Factset). The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is expected to follow its brethren when its Board meets next. Then there's the People's ...