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Financial services executives in the money
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... under administration over the last financial year. Now totaling $17.96 billion, Netwealth added $1.95 billion in the June quarter alone. As at March 2018, Netwealth was the 10th biggest platform by market share and attracted 22.1% of net fund flows to ...
Chief economist update: Japan feels the heat
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 JUL 2018
... exports, China 18%. The diffusion index - rise minus fall -- of input prices in manufacturing rose to 30 in the June quarter from 26 in March. This should be a positive for the BOJ's efforts at lifting domestic inflation but with the diffusion index ...
Chief economist update: It's always slow in America in Q1
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUN 2018
The third and final estimate of US GDP growth showed the economy grew at an annualised rate of 2% in the first quarter of 2018. This is lower than market expectations and would be unchanged from the second estimate's 2.2% rate. While the slight ...
Chief economist update: Fed flattens the yield curve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018
... and certainly a consequence of the revisions in the Fed's growth, unemployment and inflation forecasts in the June quarter: 2018 GDP growth was revised higher to 2.8% (from 2.7% predicted in the March quarter) and unchanged at 2.4% in 2019, the unemployment ...
Chief economist update: Stuck in the very slow lane
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAY 2018
... good news is that, my back of the envelope calculations show that the wage price index has to grow by 0.18% in the June quarter (1.68% year-on-year) to match the Budget 2018/19 forecast of 2.25% growth. The tax cuts embedded in the Budget should also ...
Chief economist update: Inflation remains in the slow lane
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 APR 2018
... 2016 to 1.95% over the past quarter. While now above the RBA's (February 2018) forecast of 1.75% by the end of the June quarter this year, it still falls short of the central bank's target. But what really is the Reserve Bank of Australia's target? We ...
Chief economist update: The trend is not our friend
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 MAR 2018
... to 2.1% in the year to the December 2017 quarter from 2% in the September quarter and the record low 1.9% in the June quarter. The chart below showing the negative correlation between growth in wages and the underemployment rate suggests that there's ...
Chief economist update: Home cooling
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 MAR 2018
... increased by 5% in the year to the December quarter, slowing from 8.3% in the September quarter and 10.2% in the June quarter. Except for Darwin and Perth where house prices have been in declining (in year-on-year terms since the first quarter of 2015) ...
Chief economist update: Australia cruising at low altitude
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 MAR 2018
... reveals continued moderation in the quarterly growth rate to 0.4% from 0.6% in the September quarter and 1.1% in the June quarter. X-Y. Exports of goods and services fell by 1.8% while imports increased by 0.5% in the December quarter. While the increase ...
Chief economist update: Australia low on credit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2018
... December quarter, marginally above the previous quarter's 2% and not far above the record slowest 1.9% growth in the June quarter. A bit dated perhaps, but other household indicators show a similar trend. While it quickened from the 15-year low of 1.1% ...
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