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Chief economist update: RBA heading to zero
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
... depreciating but now that it has allowed market forces to discover the currency's true value. As The Economist explains: "The IMF, which monitors countries' external imbalances, recently concluded that China's external position was broadly ...
MLC faces class action over adviser fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
IMF Bentham and William Roberts Lawyers will bring a class action against MLC's super fund trustee NULIS Nominees relating to excess fees charged to members for adviser commissions. IMF Bentham and William Roberts will allege NULIS breached its ...
Chief economist update: BOE going the wrong way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
... Beijing (and indirectly to all other countries that trades with America). Trump might get what he wants from the Fed too. For as IMF managing director Christine Lagarde recently warned: "US-China tariffs-including those implemented last year-could reduce ...
Chief economist update: Oil market slides from bull to bear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2019
... global GDP growth forecasts to 2.6% this year (from 2.9% it predicted in January) and 2.7% (from 2.8%) in 2020. Similarly, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned that, "US-China tariffs-including those implemented last year-could reduce global ...
Chief economist update: A tariff for a tariff
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
"If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War Trump must be fuming and scratching his golden hair. Not that China retaliated ...
Chief economist update: Equity market rally has legs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
... downgraded its 2019 world economic growth forecast to 3.3% (from 3.5% in its January 2019 outlook and 3.7% in October 2018) - the IMF enumerated these downside risks. "Tensions in trade policy could flare up again and play out in other areas (such as ...
Chief economist update: AUD misdirection
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
... the Australian dollar would depreciate by the end of 2019 have been given a boost by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) 'World Economic Outlook, April' report where it shaved its world GDP growth forecast to 3.3% this year - down from ...
Chief economist update: The bad oil
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released its World Economic Outlook April report where it slashed its global growth projections to 3.3% this year, down from 3.5% forecast in January and from 3.7% predicted in its October 2018 outlook ...
Chief economist update: EUr next
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
... For at the same time that news broke about Trump's planned "tour of duty" to the EU, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its "World Economic Outlook, April" report which shaved the global GDP growth outlook to 3.3% this year - down from ...
Chief economist update: Aussie property price falls become self-fulfilling
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2019
... Review's (AFR) quotable quotes from its exclusive interview of Thomas Helbling - the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) lead analyst for Australia. No prizes for guessing, Helbling was talking about Australian property prices and the rising ...
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