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Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
Another stimulus package for Japan Japan has announced a stimulus package containing a raft of infrastructure and welfare measures in yet another attempt to jolt the nation's economy back to life. The package, headlined at A$350 billion if you include ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2016
FTA with Indonesia gets closer Australia's trade minister, Steve Ciobo, is in Jakarta this week holding talks with Indonesian Minister for Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, trying to negotiate details of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2016
Centenarians our fastest growing age group In the US the number of people making it to 100 years of age is growing so rapidly that by 2050 it is estimated there could be as many as 1 million centenarians, up 100% on current numbers. In Japan the number ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUL 2016
AOFM to buy back short-dated bonds The commonwealth government is restructuring part its bond portfolio debt by offering to buy-back short-dated Treasury Bonds and swap them into other durations. The Australian Office of Financial Management said this ...

Economic wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2016
Australia's record beef exports Australia exported a record 267,578 tonnes of grainfed beef in 2015-16, up 15% year-on-year. This is 4,618 tonnes higher than the previous record in 2006-07, according to the Meat and Livestock Association. The MLA said ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2016
Inflation crashes to 1pct The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4% in the June quarter 2016, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. This follows a fall of 0.2% in the March quarter 2016. Annual inflation is now just 1.0% ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 JUL 2016
Brexit concerns push hedge funds to A$4tr Global hedge fund capital increased to A$4 trillion in the second quarter of this year, according to Hedge Funds Research. The surge, sparked by Brexit concerns, was the third highest hedge fund FUM tally on ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2016
China's GDP to grow 56% by 2021 Total world GDP is estimated to be A$99 trillion this year, according to the Statistics Times news service. The US as expected is ranked number one accounting for 25% of global economic output, followed by China on 15% ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUL 2016
NZ to require home buyers to have 40% deposit In response to surging New Zealand property prices, NZ banks have tightened the screws on buyers by decreasing the maximum loan-to-valuation ratios. Industry regulations require buyers to have 30% deposit ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2016
Australia and NZ streamline trade deal Australia and New Zealand have signed a deal to streamline customs processing between the two nations. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection and New Zealand Customs Service (NZ Customs) ...