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The BOE's got no problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 AUG 2018
... (even slowing) - annual growth in UK average weekly earnings (excluding bonuses) slowed to 2.7% in the year to the June quarter from 2.8% in the previous period. Nonetheless, UK consumers are still lifting their spending. Retail sales growth accelerated ...
Chief economist update: Look ma, inflation ate my wages
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 AUG 2018
... Index (WPI) report showed that wages - total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - grew by 2.1% in the year to the June quarter. This is at par with market expectations and a marginal acceleration from the 2% rate recorded in the March quarter. However ...
Chief economist update: Betting on down rather than up?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 AUG 2018
... in 2019 before accelerating to 3.4% in 2020. While the unemployment rate remains low, the tick up to 4.5% in the June quarter from the nine-month low of 4.4% in the previous quarter ended five straight quarters of falling jobless rate. The sharp and ...
Chief economist update: Not before we get a pay rise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2018
... growth in wages in the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Wage Price Index (WPI) report and portends that the June quarter would not be much different from the 2.1% growth in the March quarter. "...the latest HFCR data found nearly half of households ...
Chief economist update: Boom in the USA
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
... (4.9%). The year-on-year pace of expansion accelerated from 2.6% to 2.9% in the second quarter - the best since the June quarter of 2015. At the core of the second quarter's expansion is the consumer - the heart of the economy. Consumer spending ...
Chief economist update: Inflation genie still inside the box
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
... Statistics' (ABS) consumer price index report showed headline inflation accelerated to 2.1% in the year to the June quarter from 1.9% in the first quarter. This missed market expectations for a 2.2% gain and was mainly driven by the strong rise in ...
Deductible super contributions front of mind: BTFG
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 JUL 2018
... increased. According to BT Financial Advice's (BTFA) technical team, the top query from financial advisers in the June quarter was about deductible personal superannuation contributions. With Australians now able to contribute up to $25,000 in pre-tax ...
HUB24 introduces low-cost product
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... accelerate the movement of FUA away from vertically integrated platforms. HUB24 signed 22 new distribution agreements June quarter, which included Fitzpatricks Private Wealth . About $700 million of Fitzpatricks' FUA is expected to transition to the ...
Financial services executives in the money
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... under administration over the last financial year. Now totaling $17.96 billion, Netwealth added $1.95 billion in the June quarter alone. As at March 2018, Netwealth was the 10th biggest platform by market share and attracted 22.1% of net fund flows to ...
Chief economist update: Japan feels the heat
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 JUL 2018
... exports, China 18%. The diffusion index - rise minus fall -- of input prices in manufacturing rose to 30 in the June quarter from 26 in March. This should be a positive for the BOJ's efforts at lifting domestic inflation but with the diffusion index ...
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