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SMSFs seek offshore diversification
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... this, direct property took the biggest hit having climbed to 16.2% last quarter before dropping to 15.3% in the June quarter. However, direct property holders utilising limited recourse borrowing arrangements has grown to 42.1% with the average property ...
Chief economist update: Steady as she goes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 SEP 2018
... 1.7% in 2020. Since the ECB's last outing in July, the Eurozone's economic growth has slowed to 2.1% in the June quarter from 2.4% in the March quarter." However, ECB President Mario Draghi has already pencilled this in. In his July Q&A, Draghi ...
Chief economist update: Japan's core strengthens
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 SEP 2018
... Japan's Cabinet Office revised it GDP growth estimate higher from the preliminary estimate of 0.5% to 0.7% in the June quarter, it also reported that capital expenditure provided the highest contribution to growth (0.5 percentage points) over the ...
Chief economist update: Confidence down, conditions up
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2018
... indicates that this inventory re-stocking is not "unwanted". The strength in household consumption reported in the June quarter National Accounts justifies businesses outlook to rebuild inventories. The Australian economy expanded by a stronger than ...
Chief economist update: Japan's sun shines
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 SEP 2018
Japan's economy grew 0.7% in the June quarter after contracting 0.2% in the March quarter. This is stronger than the Cabinet Office's preliminary estimate of 0.5% and is the fastest growth rate since the first quarter of last year (0.7%). This ...
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 ...
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