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Chief economist update: Budget surplus or bust
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... a result, as a government, we need to take the steps necessary to prepare for such a pandemic," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. The Federal Government this morning announced a $17 billion stimulus package focused on wage subsidies for apprentices ...
Global stocks plunge as COVID-19 fear accelerates, oil crashes
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
... another drop, particularly given that markets typically fall 30-40% during recessions." It comes as Prime Minister Scott Morrison told a crowd of business leaders at the AFR's Business Summit the economic impact of the coronavirus in Australia could ...
Government moves to cut work test
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2020
... up with the changing nature of Australia's workplaces and those within them. "This draft legislation reflects the Morrison Government's ongoing commitment to ensuring all Australians have additional flexibility in how they save as they transition ...
ANU to help determine fate of SG increase
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2020
Australian National University (ANU) has been selected by the Morrison government to analyse whether wages will be harmed if the superannuation guarantee is increased to 12%. Robb Preston, manager of Treasury's retirement income policy division, told ...
Chief economist update: Australia's gentle turning point to turn
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... furnishings and household equipment; 0.5% increase in recreation and culture - also indicates that, delayed it may be, the Morrison government's 1 July tax rebates were spent. It would have been "gently" up, up and away for the Australian economy ...
Chief economist update: Wall Street sneezes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... aren't enough, governments have already implemented, or are preparing, fiscal responses. Except for Hawaii boy Scott Morrison. This from Factset: "Australia remains the holdout with Prime Minister Morrison again ruling out a fiscal response to the ...
Chief economist update: Who's afraid of COVID-19?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2020
Equity markets appeared to be immune several weeks after COVID-19 first made global headlines - it was known as "novel coronavirus" then - with the S&P 500 index and the S&P/ASX 200 index, among others, even hitting record highs. Even heavily-hit China's ...
Chief economist update: Working nine to five, barely getting by
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
... remained unchanged at 2.2% while wages growth in the public sector decelerated to 2.2% from 2.5% (could it be that the Morrison government is reining in expenditure on public servants' pay rises to ensure a budget surplus? Just saying.). Wages may ...
Government loves SMSFs: Hume
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... conference - promising the government is supportive of the SMSF sector. Addressing delegates, Senator Jane Hume said the Morrison Government is committed to a vibrant SMSF sector. "A growing number of people are establishing SMSFs at a much younger age," ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 could hit Australia with triple whammy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
... conditions." Australia would be hit by a triple whammy. The anticipated weakening in the Chinese economy, plus the recent Morrison government's ban on Chinese nationals and on people who have travelled to China, would negatively impact Australia's ...
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