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Investors to move on property before election: BlackRock
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... house prices might lead investors to make wholesale changes in anticipation of changes to negative gearing under a possible Labor government in 2019. BlackRock Australia head of fixed income Craig Vardy said with Labor poised to form Government, investors ...
Labor pledges tougher unpaid super penalties
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
Labor is promising to crack down on "dodgy" employers that underpay or fail to pay superannuation with tougher penalties if it comes to power. Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen proposed new measures over the weekend in a bid to curb the "enormous issue" ...
Chief economist update: Does the Fed lift or cut interest rates just for the heck of it?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
... symmetric 2% inflation objective. This assessment will take into account a wide range of information, including measures of labor market conditions, indicators of inflation pressures and inflation expectations, and readings on financial and international ...
And so this is Christmas, another year (almost) over
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2018
... some structural headwinds on wages. NY Times ("After 7 Years of Job Growth, Room for More, or Danger Ahead?") said tight labor market could pose challenges, particularly in light of the $1.5T tax cut that Congress could pass early as this month. Noted ...
Advice firm runs rule over Labor policy
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 7 DEC 2018
A prominent financial advice group suggests Labor's proposals on negative gearing, capital gains tax and dividend imputation all need a closer look heading into an election year. HLB Mann Judd Sydney wealth partner Jonathan Philpot said these issues ...
IFM Investors chair lays out priorities
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
... as its Westconnex investment is on the horizon, newly-appointed chair Greg Combet said in a media call today. The former Labor federal minister took over as the chair of the super-fund-owned fund manager and Industry Super Australia (ISA) yesterday. ...
Stop undermining franking credit refunds: Wilson
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
... removing refundable franking credits. Wilson highlighted the flow-on effects to low-income earners, women and retirees should Labor's proposed reforms succeed. Currently, 70% of retirees over 75 years old (across all tax brackets) receive on average ...
Labor franking credit changes fair but not the best: Grattan
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
Grattan Institute has called Labor's plan to end refunds of excess franking credits a "fair way" to improve the Federal Budget but it is still "second-best" as there are better solutions. Grattan's budget policy director Danielle Wood and fellow ...
Knowledge, action gap puts SMSF savings at risk: Research
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2018
... transfer balance cap once again moved the superannuation goal posts and the recently proposed changes by the Australian Labor Party to remove franking credit refunds could result in a significant reduction in retirement income for many Australians, particularly ...
FSC moves to protect retail super from ALP 'tinkering'
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
The Financial Services Council has gone in to bat for retail superannuation fund members over Labor's proposed changes to franking credits. In a submission to the House of Representatives Economics Committee, the FSC outlined the impact of the current ...
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