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ClearView updates LifeSolutions suite, increases premiums

KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 12 SEP 2016
... change 60 and 180 day waiting periods have been increased to 7.5% Occupation factor discount increased from 25% to 27.5% for AAA professional and was reduced from 25% to 22.5% for AM medicos Removal of the policy fee and corresponding adjustment to the ...

Insurers face significant asset risk charges from downgrade

KERRIE SYDEE  |  TUESDAY, 30 AUG 2016
... downgrade within the next two years. As a result S&P extended the revised 'negative' outlook to the Australian major banks and the AAA ratings of the New South Wales, Victorian and Australian Capital Territory state governments. Langer notes the downgrade ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
... doubt wary that they will have to fight hard to attract overseas loan funds in coming years. If Australia were to lose its AAA credit rating, a factor that would count against Australian banks borrowing loan funds in global credit markets, this task ...

World first green bond raises $300m

KERRIE SYDEE  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUL 2016
... projects and environmentally-friendly infrastructure to Victoria. "Victorian Green Bonds offer investors the confidence of a AAA-rated government security, with the assurance that the funds will be used for ethical investments that deliver important ...

Treasurer ignored credit warnings: Bowen

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2016
... Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said Treasurer Scott Morrison ignored his warnings that Australia was in danger of losing its AAA credit rating. At the 2016 FSC Leaders Summit in Melbourne, Bowen said that the Coalition has repeatedly ignored warnings from ...

Economic Wrap

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2016
... down from 65.2% at 30 June 2015, which was down from 67% at 30 June 2013. Should speculation continue regarding Australia's AAA credit rating, this global appetite for Australian issued CGSs could come under even more pressure and so reduce the overseas ...

S&P outlook downgrade extends to banks

KERRIE SYDEE  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2016
... indebtedness." Putting the rating on negative watch means there is now a one-in-three chance S&P could downgrade Australia's AAA credit rating over the next two years if fiscal consolidation is not improved, current account deficient remains elevated ...

So what if Australia loses its 'AAA'?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2016
... Ratings revised its rating outlook on the Commonwealth of Australia to negative from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'AAA' long-term and 'A-1+' short-term unsolicited sovereign credit ratings on Australia. This is because, "because we believe ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2016
... downgraded the United Kingdom's sovereign credit rating. Standard & Poor's lowered the UK's credit rating by two notches, from 'AAA' to 'AA', declaring that "In our opinion, this outcome is a seminal event, and will lead to a less predictable, stable ...

TCorp creates bespoke fund for NSW govt

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUN 2016
... NSW government from that perspective. He said about 60% of funding comes from banks because "they're attracted to us by the AAA rating and the highly liquid nature of our bonds, particularly our benchmark bonds." "The second group [makes up] about 25% ...