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Chief economist update: View from the National Farmers' Federation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 APR 2018
... underpins a vibrant agribusiness supply chain - up to 1.6 million jobs in retail, logistics and food and fibre manufacturing. Secondly, the reason exports to the EU are so low is the highly restrictive tariffs and quotas we face - as a result of poor ...
Chief economist update: The colour of Beige
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 APR 2018
... inflation. "There were scattered reports of companies successfully passing through price increases to customers in manufacturing, information technology, transportation, and construction. Businesses generally anticipate further price increases in the ...
Freedom acquires bank insurance arm
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 APR 2018
... chief executive and managing director Keith Cohen said acquiring St Andrew's was a unique opportunity to expand manufacturing and distribution, while establishing underwriting capability and accelerating diversification into a broader range of insurance ...
Chief economist update: Trump trumps Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 APR 2018
... period (the highest level in one year) backed up by the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK PMI surveys that showed both manufacturing (55.1) and services (51.7) remain in expansion territory. Last month's good news on Brexit - where the UK and the EU agreed on ...
Chief economist update: Synchronised global slowing?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
If the just-released results of the JP Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI survey are any indication, the synchronised global upswing that was the stuff of investor optimism in the latter part of last year is beginning to lose momentum. The survey shows..."the ...
Chief economist update: Caught in the crossfire
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... finding employment. The lead from the AiG performance indices indicate that although the pace of expansion in the manufacturing sector - down to 57.5 in February from 58.7 in January - and the service sector -- down to 54.0 from 54.9 - activity in both ...
Chief economist update: The survey says...
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 MAR 2018
... by both the government and Caixin indicated the economy is marking time, at best. The official PMI survey showed manufacturing PMI fell to a reading of 54.4 in February from 55.3 in the previous month and the services PMI went down to 50.3 - just above ...
China A-shares to disrupt emerging markets strategies: Robeco
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 12 MAR 2018
... equity-esque vehicle to "incubate companies in the new technology space, such as internet companies and high-end manufacturing." The final point, Beautiful China, will precipitate a tightening of environmental regulations, which will in turn affect governance ...
Chief economist update: Euro's uptrend is a downtrend risk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2018
... 3.4% rate recorded in exactly one decade. The Eurozone ended 2017 with a big bang. The latest Markit Economics manufacturing PMI survey shows that it's starting 2018 with a bigger bang. The final estimate of the IHS Markit Eurozone manufacturing PMI ...
Chief economist update: ECB sees low rates for longer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2018
... the composite PMI rising 58.1 in December 2017 - the highest since February 2011 - on the back of a surge in the manufacturing PMI to a record high 60.6 and a jump in the services PMI to a six and a half year high of 56.6. With growth indications like ...
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