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Chief economist update: Does the Fed lift or cut interest rates just for the heck of it?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
... but is the slowest rate since January this year. There's not second guessing the result, the sharp slowing in headline CPI was due largely to cheaper energy prices - fuel oil's annual rate of increase slowed to 16.1% in November from 26.2% in ...
Chief economist update: Where are the BOJ exit speculators now?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
... (QQE) with a Negative Interest Rate" and "expanding the monetary base until the year-on-year rate of increase in the observed CPI (all items less fresh food) exceeds 2% and stays above the target in a stable manner."" And so it has. This is because the ...
Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... unemployment rate dropped to 5.3% in September (also the lowest in six years) - and negative inflation indications - all CPI measures fell below the low end of the RBA's 2%-3% target band in the September quarter and wages growth remained stagnant. ...
Chief economist update: BOE waiting on Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 NOV 2018
... above-target inflation since the beginning of 2017, is projected to ease over the forecast period. Taking these influences together, CPI inflation is projected to remain above the target for most of the forecast period, before reaching 2% by the end ...
Chief economist update: Fear and loathing on Wall Street
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 OCT 2018
... ... they're making a mistake and it's not right" given continued tame inflation and inflation expectations. Core CPI inflation was unchanged at 2.2% in the year to September, inflation expectations - based on the yield differential between 10-year ...
Bennelong boutique hires analyst
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2018
... Hub24, Macquarie Wrap, Netwealth and Powerwrap. "The fund aims to generate a real total return of at least 5% p.a. above CPI over five plus years. As at 30 September 2018, in its fifth year of performance, the strategy has generated its investors a net ...
Chief economist update: Bull markets don't die of old age
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
... that the Fed is leaning towards the upper range of the neutral rate estimate. The latest inflation data showing headline CPI inflation slowed to 2.3% in September from 2.7% in the previous month and core inflation steady at 2.2% suggest that the Fed ...
Chief economist update: Blame and trim
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
... unemployment rate (3.7%) that's down to a 49-year low - inflation hasn't significantly accelerated (and given the latest CPI report, is even easing). It's not looking to take-off anytime soon either because of tamed inflation expectations. ...
Chief economist update: It wasn't me, it's the Fed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2018
... unemployment rate (3.7%) that's down to a 49-year low - inflation hasn't significantly accelerated (and given the latest CPI report, even easing). It's not looking to take-off anytime soon either because of tamed inflation expectations. Higher ...
Chief economist update: An Indian surprise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2018
... Q2:2018-19, 3.9-4.5 per cent in H2 and 4.8 per cent in Q1:2019-20, with risks somewhat to the upside. Excluding the HRA impact, CPI inflation is projected at 3.7 per cent in Q2:2018-19, 3.8 - 4.5 per cent in H2 and 4.8 per cent in Q1:2019-20." The RBI ...
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