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Business investment slow to click into gear: Lowe

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Phillip Lowe has expressed his concerns over the slow uptake of business investment in Australia, which he said is slowing economic recovery. Lowe said a durable recovery from COVID-19 requires a strong and sustained ...

Former QIC executive joins Qualitas

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... as a board member of Equity Trustees. She is currently a non-executive director on the boards of the Reserve Bank of Australia her family office Trawalla Group.

No more easy 6% returns: Fidelity

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... International. Fidelity International cross asset investment specialist Anthony Doyle said while the Reserve Bank of Australia appears to have successfully incentivised Australians to borrow and spend - with the housing market, in Sydney especially ...

Chief economist update: The great Australian rebound

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... a lot of consumer spending coming before savings return to its 30-year average of 5.1% Of course, as Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe warned in his statement following the conclusion of the bank's March 2 meeting, "the path ahead ...

Chief economist update: Getting better, but not better enough

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2021
... economic outlook as central banks watch "through the looking glass". This sentiment is echoed by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). In its March 2 meeting, where it kept policy unchanged, the Australian central bank declared that: "The outlook for ...

Chief economist update: Fed fights back bond bears

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... debt in its fight against COVID-19. But we don't have to go so long and faraway for our very own Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Our dear central bank has increased debt purchases in efforts to keep interest rates low. According to Reuters, the ...

Chief economist update: Australia's not jobless recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
It's only been only two weeks since the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) provided a more optimistic assessment of and outlook for the domestic labour market. In its February 2021 'Statement on Monetary Policy' (SoMP), the RBA declared that ...

To keep or not to keep JobKeeper

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... 2020 - while about 520,000 companies have stopped receiving the payments as their trade recovers." Even Reserve Bank of Australia boss Philip Lowe has given his nod to not keeping JobKeeper: "Given the recovery of the economy, I can understand why the ...

Chief economist update: RBA extends QE

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) painted a pretty picture of the Australian economy in its first board meeting for 2021. RBA governor Philip Lowe's statement at the conclusion of the Australian central bank's February meeting was optimistic ...

Chief economist update: Inflation lifted by smokers with young children and homebuilders

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021
Australia's consumer prices continue to recover from the 1.9% drop in the June 2020 quarter - the largest quarterly fall in the 72 year history of the CPI. However, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that the country's headline inflation ...