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Chief economist update: ECB on track for exit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2018
... stabilised at levels that are above historical averages." Draghi remains uncertain on inflation though, noting that while headline CPI rose to 2% in June from 1.9% in the previous month, core inflation - that which exclude food and oil prices - remain ...
Chief economist update: Inflation genie still inside the box
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
... leads to lower inflation as businesses offer discounts to maintain revenues, that leads to low wage growth (by virtue of CPI indexation) that leads to limited consumer spending that...means this current state of affairs in the domestic economy could ...
Chief economist update: No sweat says BOC on Trump tariffs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 JUL 2018
... turn, should buoy business investment. This is one of the reasons why it's not taking any chances on inflation - headline CPI accelerated to 2.5% in the year to June from 2.2% in the previous month and the bank expects it to "edge up further to about ...
Chief economist update: What goes around is starting to get around
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... less inflation. Real wages fell by 0.2% in June - annual growth in average hourly earnings of 2.7% in June less headline CPI inflation of 2.9% (workers buy food and petrol), auguring a negative indication for consumer spending. On the flipside, while ...
Chief economist update: Weak wages a puzzle, could become a problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018
... economy - should give the Fed some breathing space as it proceeds with normalising interest rates. Then again, maybe not. The CPI inflation report released overnight showed that upward pressure on consumer prices is gaining momentum. Headline inflation ...
Super fund chair appointed to NSW Generations Fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2018
... and foreign currency. Moody's rates it as Aaa (stable). TCorp's largest issuance is in benchmark bonds, followed by CPI linked debt instruments. The bonds are sold through banks and market intermediaries.
Chief economist update: Steady at 24 and counting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUL 2018
... in retailing. A gradual pick-up in inflation is, however, expected as the economy strengthens. The central forecast is for CPI inflation to be a bit above 2% in 2018." "Nationwide measures of housing prices are little changed over the past six months. ...
TCorp to issue sustainability bonds
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUN 2018
... and foreign currency. Moody's rates it as Aaa (stable). TCorp's largest issuance is in benchmark bonds, followed by CPI linked debt instruments. The bonds are sold through banks and market intermediaries. The Treasurer is yet to announce the ...
Japan needs trade peace with the US
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUN 2018
... first quarter subtracting 0.2 pps to growth. Not surprisingly, the growth slowdown has impacted inflation. Japans' headline CPI inflation slowed to 0.7 in the year to April from 1.1% in March and 1.5% in February. The annual core inflation rate eased ...
Chief economist update: A prelude to an RBA cut?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUN 2018
... lift in wages growth over time. "Inflation is low and is likely to remain so for some time...The central forecast is for CPI inflation to be a bit above 2% in 2018. "The housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne have slowed. Nationwide measures of housing ...
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