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Chief economist update: US bond yield jump made FTSE slump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2018
... for the fourth straight month to 2.7% in July from 2.5% in June while core inflation jumped to 2.1% from 1.8%. Without Brexit uncertainty and concerns over the US-China trade spat, no one could fault the BOE if it raised rates again sooner than expec ...
The BOE's got no problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 AUG 2018
... sources of risk to its optimistic forecasts but unlike its peers, it also has to deal with the potential fall-out from Brexit. The BOE only made marginal adjustments to its growth and inflation projections in August: GDP growth is forecast at 1.4% this ...
Chief economist update: Heaven can wait but the BOE couldn't
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2018
... increased risk on global trade wrought on the world by Trump's protectionist policies and of course the uncertainty over Brexit, the BOE remains optimistic. The MPC's updated growth and inflation projections are broadly the same as in the May ...
Chief economist update: Three ayes for a rate hike
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUN 2018
... the risk to growth from the stronger currency and brewing trade war and then there's the lingering uncertainty of Brexit. Ben Ong is the Director of Economics and Investments at Rainmaker Group. He previously worked as a fund manager, economist ...
Chief economist update: Rush hour is over for the BOE
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 JUN 2018
... in February and March and that underlying growth is much more resilient, citing the strong labour market and that while Brexit uncertainty continues as a drag on growth, it's not intensifying. However, the details of the UK National Accounts are ...
Chief economist update: "Quitaly"
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
... the uncertainty that'll beat the optimism out of every true blue investor. Suddenly the jokes that sprout following Brexit and Grexit is becoming real. This time, it could be "Quitaly". There's also an emerging problem in Spain but, at this point ...
Chief economist update: BOE fails market expectations
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2018
... February and March and that UK's underlying growth is much more resilient, citing the strong labour market and that while Brexit uncertainty continues as a drag on growth, it is not intensifying. This has allowed the British central bank to largely maintain ...
Chief economist update: Trump trumps Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 APR 2018
... offices of Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen ... but whatever it is, it had diverted investor attention away from Brexit. For sure, Britain would be dragged into a trade war if it escalates, but at least Downing Street is not in Trump's crosshairs ...
Tech selloff builds cash pile at Pengana
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 5 APR 2018
... cash over the years, Rainmaker research shows. Pengana is still well within its 20% cash limit which it maximised in post-Brexit and post-US election markets. But as Cvetanovski said: "Cash is a drag is on (fund) performance when the markets go up." ...
Robo-adviser crashes during Wall Street selloff
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2018
... current situation is to "do nothing." He explained: "The situation reminds me a lot of what happened immediately after the Brexit vote or the 2016 Presidential Election. Most people have forgotten that on the first day after the Brexit vote, the FTSE ...
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