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IOOF ups costs for self-employed advisers
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
Self-employed financial advisers working with IOOF will have to pay more for the same services under the new IOOF structure which will focus the business on three key pillars in the advice space. Speaking to investors today, IOOF chief advice officer ...
Chief economist update: Australian capex in COVID-19's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
... that long ago when financial markets expended much speculation on the outcome of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) "Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure" quarterly survey, for not only does it provide an indication of ...
Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... increased sales of the metal. Don't take my word for it, here's the latest from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS): "Iron ore exports reached a record high of $10.9 billion, accounting for 36% of Australia's total exports... Total ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore to reduce Aussie deficit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... of socialising and reopening of businesses, that in turn, lifts demand for staff. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) reported that 178,800 workers found employment in October - a pleasant surprise to markets that were expecting total jobs ...
Confusion over retirement income objectives
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
A growing chorus of industry stakeholders agree that the retirement income system lacks a clear objective, but the comprehensive government review found the industry cannot agree on what that should be. The Retirement Income Review report found the ...
New approach needed for Age Pension: RIR
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
The Age Pension is a vital pillar of the retirement income system and provides most Australians with a minimum standard of living but a new approach is required to ensure retirees that rent reach this goal. The long-awaited Retirement Income Review ...
Household capital remains key: RIR
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... of household disposable income, have more than tripled over the period. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), in 2017-18, on average, the family home continued to be a household's largest asset in dollar terms, followed by superannuation. ...
Chief economist update: A wonderful set of numbers
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has reported a large uptick in the number of Australians finding their way back into the workforce with 178,000 jobs added in October. "Today's job numbers confirm that Australia's economic recovery ...
Chief economist update: Australian wages slow but still grow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020
... While many have seen their wages stagnate, or even drop, this year the latest figures from the Australian Bureau Statistics (ABS) shows wages are up slightly from last year. "The September quarter is generally a quarter of solid wage growth, however ...
Super fund increases premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
A $117 billion superannuation fund is changing the cost of insurance across the board at the turn of the New Year. Most QSuper members will see income protection cover go up 31%, while death and total and permanent disability (TPD) cover will increase ...