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Chief economist update: Japan yearns for a weaker yen

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2019
The last time we heard some sort of policy guidance from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) was in early February this year when governor Haruhiko Kuroda was quoted as saying that: "If (currency moves) are having an impact on the economy and prices, and if we ...

Chief economist update: RBA repeats history

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2019
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) may not even need to acquiesce to mounting consensus expectations for at least one interest rate cut this year after the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) good news on the country's unemployment rate ...

Chief economist update: Trump tweets bull market back into China

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
Two tweets from the US President (only because it couldn't fit in one) were all it took to send China's stocks soaring and turn its market technically from a bear to a bull. China's Shanghai Composite Index spiked 5.6% yesterday after US ...

Chief economist update: A pretty portrait of an emerging market

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
Citing Sean Taylor - DWS chief investment officer for Asia Pacific and head of emerging market equities - Financial Standard editor, Darren Snyder, penned a report titled, "Asia, emerging markets to lead in 2019" last week. "Speaking at the Financial ...

Chief economist update: Anatomy of an RBA rate cut

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JAN 2019
I've got chills, they're multiplying and I fear that the RBA is about to lose control. Apologies for sounding like doctor gloom lately but the list of stats indicating that the Australian central bank would be forced into a counter-offensive ...

Copia hires from Zenith

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
A Melbourne multi-boutique has snapped up Zenith Investment Partners' former marketing and communications manager as it builds its team. Anthony Pesutto has joined Copia Investment Partners as general manager for marketing, in a full-time role. Pesutto ...

Chief economist update: Is there a bear in there?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 DEC 2018
It may not be Play 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 ...

October volatility sours investor outlook

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
October's share market volatility has dampened investor confidence and many are expressing cynical outlooks for 2019 not seen since the Global Financial Crisis, latest Investment Trends insight shows. About 2100 retail investors canvassed in Investment ...

Chief economist update: China's slowing fast

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
When the going gets tough, China's authorities get going. Fresh data that showed the Chinese economy slowed to 6.5% in the year to the September quarter shouldn't have generated big concerns - despite headlines that it is the slowest growth ...

Charities losing $180m a year to gender pay gap

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
Australian charities could be receiving $180 million more in donations each year if the gender pay gap was to close, according to a new report on trends in philanthropy. Women donate 0.39% their income to charity every year while men donate 0.34%, according ...