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Chief economist update: Wrong way, go down

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 FEB 2019
... and hovering there through 2020; it previously forecast it at US65c for 2019 and US70c for 2020." (Australian Financial Review) - and more, the A$ has since headed in the wrong direction (see opening para). This is troubling for the Australian's ...

Chief economist update: Bring on Aussie dollar depreciation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2019
... and hovering there through 2020; it previously forecast it at US65c for 2019 and US70c for 2020." (Australian Financial Review) That's a whopping 15%-16% drop from A$/US$ exchange rate's current levels. A big call perhaps but it's consistent ...

Chief economist update: Don't buy now, Australian property will be cheaper

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
Last week, the Australian Financial Review (AFR) published a piece headed: "Capital Economics becomes fourth forecaster to call for RBA rate cut". It talked about the "independent macroeconomic research" company joining AMP Capital and Industry Super ...

Why the RBA has reason to cut rates in 2019

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JAN 2019
... include the domestic headlines. "NAB pushes out Reserve Bank rate hike forecast to 2020 from 2019" (Australian Financial Review) and "ANZ abandons its call for RBA rate hikes next year as the property downturn becomes longer and larger" (Business Insider ...

Super funds wield bank remuneration stick

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
... was NAB's largest shareholder, holding more than 149 million shares or 5.46% of the register. The Australian Financial Review reported BlackRock abstained from voting at the NAB AGM this week. But given the 88% down vote, it's clear that other institutional ...

Chief economist update: Is there a bear in there?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
... School - yes, I was watching this Australian TV kiddie show when the kids were growing up - but the Australian Financial Review (AFR) and Bloomberg's now talking about the grizzly. "The S&P 600 small cap index fell into a bear market after closing ...

Chief economist update: Buy the dip or sell the rallies?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... how else can one explain last night's drubbing on Wall Street given that and according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR): "LPL's earnings season review: "With 90% of S&P 500 Index companies having reported, S&P 500 Index earnings growth ...

Chief economist update: Cheaper oil greases wheels of growth

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... heading for contraction. Slowing economies create lesser demand for oil. However, I take offence at the Australian Financial Review 's "Before the Bell" spread saying: "Wall Street's three major stock indexes lost ground on Friday, after a week ...

Chief economist update: Famous last words

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 AUG 2018
... hallelujah! This is good for stock markets around the world, including Australia. One only has to read the Australian Financial Review to conclude that what happened on Wall Street the night before happens in the Australian equity market the day after ...

Financial services executives in the money

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... executives. Netwealth joint managing directors Michael and Matt Heine have each secured a spot on the Australian Financial Review's Rich Executives List 2018, ranking 8th and 16th respectively. The list, which comprises executives across the ASX300 ...