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Chief economist update: China's neo-great leap forward

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 JUN 2018
... debt, or selling on news. It could be all of the above, including selling on news. According to the Australian Financial Review (AFR) "...in the weeks before the MSCI China A-share inclusion, buying accelerated, with April recording a high monthly northbound ...

Chief economist update: Capex and credit and the trade war

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2018
... been granted exemption from the tariffs, it would not escape getting harmed in the crossfire. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) cited Rio Tinto - dual listed in Australia and the UK - where its US buyers "will pay a 10% tariff imposed on Canada's ...

Chief economist update: A$ falls to the occasion

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY 2018
... story. The S&P GSCI commodity price index is up 7.5% in the first four months of 2018. According to the Australian Financial Review (AFR), Global FX Capital's Greg Gibbs typed in his morning note that the A$ "faces headwinds from protectionist trade ...

Chief economist update: Malcolm puts agricuture in the middle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
... and prayin' that he gets a win on his free trade negotiations (FTA) with Europe. According to the Australian Financial Review, "the Europeans are still some months away from agreeing on their opening negotiation position" but Australia is shovel-ready ...

Chief economist update: The art of the deal exemplified

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 MAR 2018
... Donald, to "please sir, can I have what Mexico and Canada is having?" But not too fast. According to the Australian Financial Review: "The exemptions for Canada and Mexico would start immediately, but their continuation would depend partly on progress ...

Chief economist update: Next move in rates will likely be up, but it's not certain

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2018
... where it has been since August 2016." This is what RBA Governor Philip Lowe told his audience at the Australian Financial Review Business Summit in Sydney yesterday. Not only did we notice it gov, we expected it! But perhaps not very many noticed that ...

OECD tells RBA to take a hike

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 NOV 2017
... says" (The Sydney Morning Herald); "OECD says Australian economy ready for higher RBA rates" (The Australian Financial Review); "RBA to start raising cash rate in latter half of 2018, OECD tips" (The Australian). And rightfully so for there was no mistaking ...

Iron ore's ups and downs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 NOV 2017
... so spectacularly wrong? You, I and Irene could be forgiven for thinking so if you overlay today's Australian Financial Review's (AFR) headline, "Iron ore extends rally, fresh bull market beckons" with the Australian central bank's expectations on the ...

Taxing times

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2017
... That's the feeling many an investor would get upon the reading the nasty news, exemplified by the Australian Financial Review's (AFR) 10 November report that: "Wall Street slumped with the Dow Jones shedding over 200 points after Bill Cassidy, a member ...

Changed RBA rate expectations?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2017
... 5,959.88 points. This is the best level since it reached 5,982.69 points back on 27 April 2015. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) explained the rally as due to "strong trade and buildings approval data". Fair enough. Latest data showed Australia's ...