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Trump and Brexit comes back to haunt
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 NOV 2016
... have power under the Crown's prerogative to give notice pursuant to Article 50 for the UK to withdraw from the European Union." Brexit cannot proceed without approval from Parliament. Is this a case of "over-democracy"? The majority of the people voted ...
Where's the Brexit-induced recession?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2016
... no shortage of "the sky is falling" warnings before and immediately after 51.9% of Britons elected to exit the European Union om 23 June. You name 'em, you got 'em -- heads of states, heads of central banks, international institutions, economic agencies ...
MainstreamBPO makes hire for European expansion
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 15 SEP 2016
... administrator in the Mediterranean island nation. Malta is a key domicile of alternative investment funds in the European Union, alongside Luxembourg and Ireland, harbouring an industry worth €10 billion in over 500 locally based funds. "The board ...
Yellen speaks Fedspeak
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 AUG 2016
... futures markets of 32 percent is double what it was two weeks ago, and up from zero after the U.K. voted to exit the European Union in June ... The chance U.S. policy makers will raise rates by year-end is 57 percent, up from 36 percent at the end of ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
... from minus 7.9 in the previous month. The DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator for the European Union (EU) as a whole dipped by 0.1 point to minus 7.8 in August from minus 7.7 in July. Japan leading economic indicator A little ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2016
... better than market expectations for a 12.4% decline. Export shipments fell in Japan (-23.2%), China (-14.0%), the European Union (-11.4%), the ASEAN (-7.8%) and the United States (-0.7%) but exports to Hong Kong increased by 3.2%.
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
... "increased uncertainty following the close federal election on July 2 and the shock decision by the UK to leave the European Union on June 24" is how ANZ's head of Australian economics Felicity Emmett explained the sharp 0.8% drop in total job advertisements ...
Central bank Olympics - the race is on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
... move was not because of the economy but Brexit. "Against the backdrop of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union and the slowdown in emerging economies ... the bank acted to ""prevent these uncertainties from leading to a deterioration ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 JUL 2016
... actually declined as a share of GDP in 11 of the G20 economies since the GFC with the biggest cutbacks in the European Union, the US, Russia, and Mexico. Canada, Turkey, and South Africa have meanwhile increased investment. McKinsey and Company said ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2016
... Construction activity in the Eurozone fell 0.5% during May 2016, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. This decrease compared with April 2016 is due to civil engineering falling by 1.9% and building construction by 0.3%. ...
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