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Chief economist update: The US inflation dilemma

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 FEB 2021
... pandemic and the public health issues, that we don't get our kids back to school". "There remains tremendous slack in the labor market, and it would take unprecedented job growth to return to full employment in the next few years." Madam Yellen's is ...

Chief economist update: Disappointing jobs results raise Biden's stimulus bid

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
Talk about perfect timing. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) disappointing update on the state of employment in America couldn't have come at a more opportune time - the time when fresh president of the US, Joe Biden, is bidding the Congress ...

Future Super, Verve accused of misleading members

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2021
... Certes Corporation chair Lindsay Tanner referred to Verve and Future Super as "promoters" of Diversa funds. This prompted Labor MP Andrew Leigh to liken the funds to "giant SMSFs" and question their marketing spends. However, Tanner defended Diversa's ...

Reference checks should cover all advice: FPA

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021
Reference checks should be extended to general advice and to anyone that has the ability to influence the financial advice process, according to the Financial Planning Association of Australia. In its submission to ASIC for Consultation Paper 333 Implementing ...

Chief economist update: Taper talks are premature

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 JAN 2021
... range for the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25% and expects it will be appropriate to maintain this target range until labor market conditions have reached levels consistent with the Committee's assessments of maximum employment and inflation has ...

Chief economist update: Fed acts with inaction

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
... range for the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25% and expects it will be appropriate to maintain this target range until labor market conditions have reached levels consistent with the Committee's assessments of maximum employment and inflation has ...

Labor, unions, industry funds seethe

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... Super Australia (ISA) and unions have criticised the Retirement Income Review and say the super guarantee (SG) must rise. Labor leader Anthony Albanese said the government is looking for excuses to break its promises. "Can I say with regard to the government's ...

Treasury expected to release retirement review

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020
... vehicles for superannuation. The report was not released to the industry for a consultation. Since its handing down on July 24, Labor MP Stephen Jones, Industry Super Australia (ISA), Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and Business ...

ASIC's Chester spills Crennan truth

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
... about ANAO's present position. It's not relating to the prior year's concerns related to the rental payment," she said. Labor Senator Jenny McAllister asked Chester if Crennan understood the concerns about the rental payments from significantly earlier. ...

ASIC chair steps aside pending pay review

JAMIE WILLIAMSON, KANIKA SOOD, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 OCT 2020
... best interests of ASIC and its vital purpose to build a fair, honest and efficient financial system for all Australians." Labor MP Andrew Leigh asked what the rationale was behind Shipton stepping aside but not Crennan. Crennan responded that he has ...