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Interest rates on ice
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2017
... you, I and Irene could truly spend. Latest data show that annual growth in disposable income slowed to 1.97% in the June quarter from 2.07% in the previous quarter - only just a little bit over the GFC low of 1.76% in the December quarter of 2009. This ...
A matter of assumptions
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2017
... optimistic and are likely to be subject to downward revision." The RBA forecasts underlying inflation - 1.8% in the June quarter - to accelerate to 2% this year and in 2018 and continuing upwards to 2.5% in 2019. Only time will tell who's correct. Then ...
Contango appoints small cap portfolio manager
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2017
... operating. ASX principal adviser, listings compliance Stephanie Yong highlighted CGA's net operating cashflows for the June quarter (negative $502,000) along with estimated outflows of $2,206,000 for the next quarter. She also noted CGA reported cash ...
Not happy enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2017
... growth rate in gross disposable income slowed from 2.1% in the March quarter to a near eight-year low of 2% in the June quarter. The drag on consumer spending brought about by sluggish disposable income growth is further compounded by this month's consumer ...
Canada economic growth changes gears
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
... since then show economic growth momentum continues. Economic growth went up a gear (or two) expanding by 1.1% in the June quarter - the fastest quarterly pace one quarter short of six years - for an annual growth rate of 3.7% - not seen since the March ...
Sole fund closed by Australian equities manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2017
... July 2017. In the 12 months to 31 July 2017 the fund outperformed the benchmark by 7.56%. In its report for the June quarter, Integrity said: "We remain confident that the Integrity portfolio continues to have strong fundamental underpinnings and that ...
Boring is good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2017
... inflation continue to remain below the Australian central bank's 2%-3% target - headline inflation at 1.9% in the June quarter; trimmed mean and weighted median at 1.8% -- and supports the case for an interest rate reduction, particularly given record ...
Higher and higher
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2017
... to date. To be sure, the second estimate of US GDP showed the economy grew by a stronger 3% (annualised) in the June quarter, faster than the preliminary estimate of 2.7%. The strongest growth rate since the March quarter of 2015 was due to stronger ...
Future Fund expected to grow to $200bn
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2017
... released this morning show the $133 billion fund returned 8.7%, exceeding its target of 6.4%, and returned 2.9% for the June quarter, more than doubling the 1.3% target. Since inception, the fund has added $73 billion to the original contributions from ...
Pre-retirees risk significant shortfalls: MLC
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2017
... say they are likely to add additional funds to their super today. Updated figures released today by ASFA for the June quarter show that total budgets for pre-retirees and retirees increased marginally across the board. Couples aged around 65 living a ...
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