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Chief economist update: The risks just got real
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 MAR 2018
... there's certain retaliation from trading partners. You can forget the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) rosy, glowing global growth forecasts too for the risks to their projections just became real. The World Bank's "Global ...
Chief economist update: No stealth tapering, no exit strategy...yet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2018
... cheaper yen anyway? Not with the BOJ's for continued moderate growth in overseas economies - one that's backed by the latest IMF World Economic Outlook report predicting world output to quicken to 3.9% this year and the next from 3.7% in 2017. The same ...
Chief economist update: The good news and the good news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2018
... what's good for China is good for Australia. But if the big institutional forecasters are correct, that'll be the peak. The IMF forecast Chinese GDP growth to slow to 6.5% this year (October 2017 World Economic Outlook report). The more up-to-date growth ...
IMF ramps up funding for CBA class action
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 22 DEC 2017
Shareholders in the class action against the Commonwealth Bank will receive funding from two IMF Bentham investment vehicles with aggregated capital of $150 million, moving a potentially record-breaking class action against the bank one step closer. ...
Oil's gift to central bankers
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2017
... fundamentals are strengthening given the rising growth momentum in the global economy. The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) lifting of its world economic forecasts to 3.6% (from 3.5%) on 2017 and 3.7% (from 3.6%) in 2018 bear this out. This is also ...
Enter the dragon
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2017
... Li likes, and then some given there's only one more quarter to go. One that's not lost on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which lifted China's 2017 GDP growth projection to 6.8% in its October World Economic Outlook report - up from 6.6% it forecast ...
Japanese sun rises
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2017
... The improved outlook on the Japanese economy and company earnings. In its World Economic Outlook report for October, the IMF upgraded its GDP growth forecasts to 1.5% in 2017 and 0.7% in 2018, up by 0.3 percentage points and 0.1 percentage points, respectively ...
ECB exit: 2018 or 2021?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2017
... August); manufacturing (58.1 from 57.4); services (55.8 from 54.7) - and more recently, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) sharp upgrade to Eurozone GDP growth. In its October 2017 World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, the IMF lifted its GDP forecasts ...
Proceedings filed against CBA in Federal Court
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 9 OCT 2017
... filed in the Federal Court, marking the beginning of one of the largest shareholder class actions in Australian history. IMF Bentham said the proceedings were filed on an open class basis, with Maurice Blackburn conducting the class action in Melbourne. ...
APRA names heavyweight panel to investigate CBA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017
... panel comes on the heels of potential shareholder class action launched by lawyers Maurice Blackburn with litigation funder IMF Bentham bank last week. CBA is also fighting a Federal Court action launched by AUSTRAC which accuses the bank of breaking ...
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