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Chief economist update: Oil to slide into 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 OCT 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released its 'World Economic Outlook' report for October where it slashed its global growth projection to 3.0% this year (from 3.2% forecast in July) before rebounding to 3.4% (downgraded from its ...
No room for policy mistakes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 OCT 2019
... market economies; and structural factors, such as low productivity growth and aging demographics in advanced economies," IMF said. This is the IMF's latest assessment of global economic conditions and outlook as it downgraded it world economic growth ...
Chief economist update: Rate cuts coming, but not on race day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2019
... cut coffin, with the last nail hammered in by RBA governor Philip Lowe's statement at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forum in Washington about his optimism over the domestic economy and therefore, "I wouldn't assume" further rate reductions. ...
RBA downplays likelihood of further rate cuts
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2019
... improvement in the Australian economy and a step closer to the RBA's full employment aim of 4.5%. Speaking in Washington to the IMF, Lowe said that the central banks rate cuts and government tax cuts have been effective at supporting the domestic economy. ...
IMF predicts bleak Australian outlook
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... a full percentage point in 2019 down to 1.7% growth from 2.7% last year. In its latest World Economic Outlook report, the IMF warned of a "synchronised global slowdown" to the weakest pace since the Global Financial Crisis. "Rising trade and geopolitical ...
Chief economist update: Japan tightens fiscal policy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 OCT 2019
... continue to grow - recently supported by prescriptions from international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation ...
Chief economist update: Synchronised forecasts for a synchronised slowdown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 OCT 2019
... spawned by this clash of the titans is taking the whole world down with them. So much so that latest headlines quote new IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva warning of a synchronised slowdown. In her inaugural speech, Georgieva declared: "Everyone ...
IOOF expects to reappeal timber case
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
... "covenantholders" but they eventually copped losses. One of the convenantholders, David Kerr backed by litigation funder IMF Bentham demanded that AET pay compensation of over $82 million on behalf of the investors. On Thursday, the Supreme Court of ...
Former IOOF company loses court battle in timber scheme
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
... "covenantholders" but they eventually copped losses. One of the convenantholders, David Kerr backed by litigation funder IMF Bentham demanded that AET pay compensation of over $82 million on behalf of the investors. "Whilst final orders [from Supreme ...
Chief economist update: China's great leap forward 70 years in the making
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
China's come a long way, baby! 1 October 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The Politburo has much to celebrate and boast about. It didn't happen overnight, but it did happen. Chairman Mao ...
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