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Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
Even before the coronavirus vaccine was injected before Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's arm a day before the national roll-out on the 22nd of February this year, this 'Land Down Under' has already been returning to pre-covid normality. ...

Channel Capital expands overseas

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
The $16 billion Sydney multi-boutique has launched a Cayman Islands based offshore business, with a new on-the-ground head. Channel Capital Cayman will be headed by Mark Cook, a director for Cayman Islands and other offshore investment funds. The business ...

Financial services least trusted industry: Edelman

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
According to the 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer, financial services is the least trusted industry in the world - losing even more trust during the pandemic. Global public relations giant Edelman has been assessing the public trust in various sectors since ...

Investors on red alert despite vaccines

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2021
Despite the promise and optimism of COVID-19 vaccines, professional investors continue to worry about the pandemic's economic impact, a global study of 400 reveals. Natixis Investment Managers' annual 2021 Professional Fund Buyer Outlook , conducted ...

Chief economist update: Australia's not jobless recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
It's only been only two weeks since the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) provided a more optimistic assessment of and outlook for the domestic labour market. In its February 2021 'Statement on Monetary Policy' (SoMP), the RBA declared that ...

AFCA chair under fire

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021
The woes of Crown Resorts seem far from over, and now scrutiny has turned to executive chair Helen Coonan - with some suggesting she should resign from AFCA before her term as chair ends in May. Today Crown announced that Coonan will be paid an extra ...

To keep or not to keep JobKeeper

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
"Never ask a barber if you need a haircut," Warren Buffett once famously advised. The barber's nod will invariably be met with opposition from shampoo manufacturers. Such is the divide between the Morrison government (the barber) and labour unions ...

Cbus appoints three investment heads

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
The $55 billion industry fund has named three new investment heads, hiring from AustralianSuper, First Sentier and MLC Asset Management. John Longo will be Cbus's head of property, starting mid-February. Longo joins from Australian Super where he ...

ASX profits slide, names chair

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has recorded a fall in profit in its half-year results and has replaced its chair following the retirement of its incumbent. Net profit after tax dropped 3.4% to $241.8 million and net interest income down 39.5% ...

Chief economist update: Money plus confidence

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021
"The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money." - James Madison, 4th President of the USA (1809-1817) and Founding Father The Morrison government circulating more money which, according to the Budget Papers 2020-21, amounts ...