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Down, down prices are down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2016
... of Australia's discussion of the Australian dollar could be out of line". "The Office of the US Executive Director at the IMF (OUSED) expressed concern over the [Australian] authorities' public statements on the desired direction of the exchange rate" ...
No more tears?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 APR 2016
... risk assets -- have gone up, up and away in the week ended 15 April -- the very week when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recalibrated its growth forecasts for the world ... and found it slowing even more than its previous guesses. In its April ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 APR 2016
... positive releases - such as the improvement in PMI (both Caixin and official measure) in March -- giving credence to the IMF's recent upgrade of its 2016 China growth forecast from 6.3% to 6.5%. Chinese exports jumped by 11.5% to US$160.9 billion in ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2016
IMF World Economic Outlook Another 3 months, another downgrade. In its April World Economic Outlook (WEO) update, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has yet again revised down its global growth forecasts. The IMF now expects the global economy to ...
Janet's words stronger than BOJ and ECB bazookas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2016
... among others. Overall the US dollar index is down 4.1% this year. Perhaps now The Office of the US Executive Director at the IMF (OUSED) would stop whinging about the Australian dollar. Last month, SBS reported that "The US Treasury has aired a complaint ...
IMF Bentham announces $30m bond issue
KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2016
IMF Bentham has announced the launch of a bond issue of $30 million to be made available to wholesale investors such as institutional, private and SMSF investors. Arranged by FIIG Securities, the four year and three month fixed rate senior secure issue ...
And then there's gonna be five
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2015
... Monetary Fund's basket of reserve currencies known as Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) come 1 October 2016. Anti-climax because the IMF's official announcement was rendered moot after IMF head honha Christine Lagarde told all and sundry on 13 November that ...
Christmas in October
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 OCT 2015
... as 50% over its benchmark rate). A move largely seen as a step towards greater interest rate liberalisation - one of the IMF's pre-conditions in including the yuan in its SDR (Special Drawing Rights) basket of currencies. I'll give what they're giving. ...
Reversal of fortunes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2015
... by China" (AFR) - yes, again reportedly triggered by China, seems like a distant memory now. Yet in the same week that the IMF slashed 2015 and 2016 global growth projections and after the disappointing September US jobs numbers (and nothing to suggest ...
China puts another one in the bag
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2015
... going ... and going. Certainly, concerns are mounting over the Middle Kingdom's slowing economy in recent months but even the IMF, in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) -- released 6 October -- left its growth prediction for China's economy unchanged ...
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