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ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2017
... was national account manager. He has held multiple roles at AMP, including national account manager, head of national accounts for the IFA market, sales operations manager and business development manager. Prior to AMP, he held roles at CB Financial ...
Boring is good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2017
... in the September quarter of 2016 to a high 1.1% surge in the December quarter of the same year. The latest National Accounts report show GDP growth accelerated to 0.8% in the second quarter of this year from 0.3% in the March quarter. But back to the ...
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
... looking beyond the earnings and economic growth figures for June. Trump uncertainty aside, the details of the US national accounts indicate that the going will remain good. Personal consumption expenditure - that which accounts for around 70% of the ...
Cloudy skies in the land of the rising sun
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUN 2017
... fallen by 31.2% this year to date while that of coking coal is down 37.1%. Not only this, we learned from the National Accounts that exports accounted for the biggest subtraction (0.4 percentage points) to Australia's first quarter GDP growth of 0.3%. ...
Economic growth slows to 1.7pct but not as bad as feared
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUN 2017
... imports) provided the biggest subtraction from growth (0.7 percentage points). Also telegraphed ahead of the National Accounts' release, inventories added most to first quarter GDP growth - adding 0.4 percentage points. While household consumption added ...
Five minutes of sunshine tomorrow?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUN 2017
... Statistics' (ABS) 'Business Indicators' report (released yesterday) eased growing concerns that tomorrow's National Accounts would show that the Australian economy weakened sharply - if not outright contracted -- in the first quarter of this year. Yeah ...
Be careful what you wish for
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
... economy. This is because of the property market's large multiplier effect. The December quarter 2016 Australian National Accounts revealed that total dwelling investment accounted for only roughly 6% of GDP. Not much. But this underestimates the flow-on ...
100 days of Trump (and counting)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
... This is below expectations for a 1.1% expansion and the slowest pace in three years. Uglier still, because the National Accounts show a sharp deceleration in household spending growth - that which makes up around 70% of national output -- to 0.3% (annualised) ...
What a drag
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAR 2017
... intermediate and other merchandise goods (4%) - a testament to the strong household consumption seen in the National Accounts report - and capital goods (3%) which suggest increased investment spending. And in case you haven't noticed, smaller as it ...
Consumer-powered
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 JAN 2017
The latest update on US personal income and outlays confirmed the indications from last week's National Accounts that the consumer remains the economy's major driving force. US GDP growth expanded at an annual rate of 1.9% in the fourth quarter with ...
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