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Chief economist update: Three minutes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2018
Three out of three central banks kept monetary settings unchanged at their most recent meetings - what's more important is where the central banks think we are and where they plan to take us. The minutes of the meetings of the Reserve Bank of Australia ...

Commonwealth Bank recruits Suncorp executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
Commonwealth Bank has appointed a new general manager, advice professional services from Suncorp. The bank has confirmed that Ronna Ludgate commenced in the role at the end of January, leaving her position as head of distribution, conduct and professional ...

Online Aussie consumer giant enters life insurance market

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2018
One of Australia's leading online consumer brands is entering the life insurance industry via a distribution partnership. Under the agreement with life insurance distributor Greenstone Financial Services, Kogan.com (Kogan) will offer life insurance ...

Clime IM appoints private wealth head from Suncorp

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2018
Clime Investment Management named the head of its private wealth division and flagged the development of interstate offices in an investor update. Maria Greensill was previously manager, financial planning operations at Suncorp. Before that, she was ...

AFCA, key housing bills passed

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2017
... after 18 months was added. Related story: First home buyers: Devil is in the detail for super funds The opposition and the Greens both came out against the legislation, with Labor senator Doug Cameron arguing the scheme will do nothing to address housing ...

Government superannuation reforms shelved

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2017
... cannot in good conscience support this bill until there is consistency in MySuper and choice products." Both Labor and the Greens had already signalled their intention to oppose the bills, requiring the Government to find support among One Nation, the ...

Beige Book report delivers known knowns

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2017
Back in the day - in the 1990s - when I still had a full head of hair, we placed great importance to the Fed's Beige Book report for it was up there with major indicators like employment and inflation that spark major market movements. The US Federal ...

Inflated attention on September US CPI inflation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 OCT 2017
Heading into last weekend, financial headlines abound over the latest update on US consumer price inflation. Financial market participants keenly awaited its release for clues on future Fed monetary policy direction...or so the headlines say. I say ...

Transparency to the max

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 SEP 2017
Oh drat! There were few events last week to provide a nice entry point to equity markets, ones that could instil caution, if not fear, enough for some to trim their holdings and cheapen share prices. But alas! Most share markets closed stronger. These ...

Labor unyielding on banking Royal Commission

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2017
... month, Australian banks narrowly avoided a Royal Commission into practices and executive compensation after a Labor and Greens-backed proposed bill fell short of one vote in the House of Representatives. "I am not proposing another full blown inquiry ...