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|"March quarter 2021's moderate growth was influenced by regularly scheduled increases. Improved business conditions saw employers revisit wage reviews postponed during the height of the pandemic." This was how Michelle Marquardt, head of price statistics ...|
|Simply stunning! "The April survey result is simply stunning - with many variables reaching survey highs. Conditions reset last month's high, driven by further gains across trading conditions, profitability and employment. Confidence has also set ...|
|Slowing to normal? Slowing or just normalising? This is the question prompted by the release of China's latest activity stats - a question whose answer will determine future policy moves by the People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the Politburo. ...|
|Inflation was the "word" over the week that was. Concerns over US inflation eased somewhat at the start of last week after US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed disappointing labour market stats. The US economy added 266,000 jobs in April, well ...|
|US Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president James Bullard's recent virtual presentation provided a timely venue for the Fed to push back on inflation fears that drove equity markets down a day before. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' ...|
|Wall Street's down! All four US benchmark equity indices dropped overnight - the Dow by 1.99; the S&P 500 by 2.1%; the Nasdaq composite by 2.7%; and the Russell 2000 by 3.3%. The yield on 10-year US bonds increased to 1.70% from 1.62% the day before. ...|
|"Australia's economic recovery is now well underway and we must keep the momentum going... but, this pandemic is not over. For as long as the virus persists, so will we. So tonight, we go further." This is according to federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg ...|
|The price of iron ore continues to heat up. It broke above the all-time high of US$191.70 a tonne recorded more than 10 years ago (February 2011) on 6 May 2021 and is currently fetching 215.48/tonne. This represents a 31.4% increase from end-2020's ...|
|Wall Street benchmark equity indices closed on the up and up on May 7 - the Dow and the S&P 500 index even rallied new record highs -- the same day the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed disappointing labour market stats. The US economy added ...|
|This month the Bank of England's (BOE) monetary policy committee decided to keep the existing stance of monetary policy unchanged; the Bank Rate remains at a record low 0.1% and QE at £895 billion. But buried in the "Monetary Policy Summary and ...|
Australian Ethical introduced a new high conviction fund to wholesale clients, investing in a range of sectors including local healthcare, renewables and technology stocks within the S&P ASX 300.
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information.
Capstone Financial Planning has revoked the authorisation of Mark Babbage, the Victorian financial adviser jailed for breaching Western Australia's strict border restrictions to attend the AFL Grand Final.
Ellerston Capital will terminate the Morphic Global Opportunities Fund later this month as a result of dwindling funds under management.
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