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Labor responds to Royal Commission, sheds light on victims of misconduct
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
The Labor Party submitted a response to Commissioner Kenneth Hayne's interim report, documenting feedback to the Royal Commission through victims of bank misconduct, including claims banks go out of their way to avoid compensation settlements. In ...
ALP victory to have meaningful impact: Daintree
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2018
With a Labor victory in next year's Federal Election seemingly firming, a Daintree Capital director is calling on professional investors to prepare for a change in government, and the policies to come with it. Speaking at a media briefing yesterday ...
Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... subindex edged up despite staying in negative territory, which could possibly be due to government efforts to stabilise the labor market. The subindex for input costs remained unchanged from the month before, while the one for output charges inched up ...
Industry fund appoints former Labor politician
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2018
A $46 billion industry fund has appointed a former federal health minister as an independent chair, starting at the end of the year. Nicola Roxon will take over as HESTA's chair when current chair Angela Emslie steps down at the end of her term ...
Chief investment officer retires
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... Headlining his letter to investors, Wilson said the negative effects of any bear market will be significantly worse if Labor wins the next Federal election. He went as far to say a Labor government will result in the first economic recession in Australia ...
Assistant Treasurer refutes breach allegations
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... the Corporations Act. Responding to questions from Financial Standard today, Robert said allegations levelled at him by Labor Senator Chris Ketter during Senate Estimates on Wednesday evening we're "patently wrong". Robert's response comes as ...
Argo Investments attacks Labor franking policy
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
The listed investment company, with about $5.5 billion in funds under management, condemned Labor's franking credit policy at its annual general meeting. Holding its AGM this morning, Argo Investments said Labor's policy to remove refundable franking ...
Afterpay faces senate inquiry
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
The Labor party will launch a senate inquiry into whether regulation around payday lenders such as Afterpay is adequately protecting low and middle income, and financially stressed Australians. Labor senator Jenny McAllister said yesterday that the ...
NAB still unclear on true impact of misconduct
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... thousands" but said for the "precise number", he would have to take the question on notice. "Does that mean a million?" Labor MP Matt Keogh asked. Thorburn indicated it wouldn't be that high. Thorburn also failed to give a definitive deadline for ...
Chief economist update: Bull markets don't die of old age
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
... the target range for the federal funds rate would most likely be consistent with a sustained economic expansion, strong labor market conditions, and inflation near 2 percent over the medium term." "gradual increases" - that's the good news. "A few ...
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