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Former ambassador assesses US-China trade deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
A trade deal between US and China could end the uncertainty but it won't do anything to help the trade deficit, according to Capital Group vice chairman Michael Thawley. The former Australian ambassador to the US spoke at the Financial Standard ...
Retail investors see limited upside in 2019
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
Retail investors predict the trajectory of the local share market will be flat in 2019, but expect to be rewarded with modest returns, Investment Trends' latest survey shows. The 2195 investors canvassed in the monthly Investor Intentions Index ...
Chief economist update: Another year over, a new one begins
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
Happy New Year! I wish you one, although undoubtedly you've all been wished the same thing many times over from the lead up to Christmas and some are still coming in seven days into 2019 ... better late than never. You, I and Irene certainly need ...
Chief economist update: Fed fail
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
... bells that something must be wrong with the US and/or it has sacrificed its independence and kowtowed to President Donald Trump. But financial markets cannot have their cake and eat it too. The Fed disappointed expectations for only a single rate hike ...
Chief economist update: The clown in the White House
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 DEC 2018
It's hard not to agree with US President Donald Trump's latest tweet: "It is incredible that with a very strong dollar and virtually no inflation, the outside world blowing up around us, Paris is burning and China way down, the Fed is even considering ...
Chief economist update: Tariff man takes Wall Street down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
With one tweet, US President Donald Trump reversed all of Wall Street's gains ... and then some. "....I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It ...
Chief economist update: The art of the deal in action
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
Are we seeing US President Donald Trump's "The Art of the Deal" in real-time, live and in action? Ever since Trump declared a trade war with China in late March this year, there have been actual implementations, threats, some concessions and now ...
Chief economist update: Buy the dip or sell the rallies?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... drop on Wall Street on anything else but is simply not rational. The same way the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has done with his tweet: "The prospect of presidential harassment by the Dems is causing the stock market big headaches!" ...
Chief economist update: Cheaper oil greases wheels of growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... in oil production after the OPEC and non-OPEC nations meeting in Algiers on 23 September. Not after US president Donald Trump re-imposed sanctions on Iran as well as threatened that the US would also sanction countries importing oil from Iran. But as ...
Chief economist update: Americans who want work will find it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
Financial markets expect the US Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting this week (7-8 November) to be a ho-hum event. In fact, the CME FedWatch Tool puts the probability of the Fed keeping the fed funds rate at 2-2.25% at 92.8% - almost a sure "no change" ...
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