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Chief economist update: Blame and trim
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
... after my report show that even pipeline inflation is easing. America is not importing inflationary pressures. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that US import prices slowed to an annual rate of 3.5% in the year to September from 3.8% in August ...
Labor Government on the cards: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 OCT 2018
There is a good chance that the Labor Party will win the next election, Financial Standard's readership says. We recently asked our readers which of the following events will likely eventuate in the next 12 months: a global trade war; China going into ...
Labor proposes RC implementation task force
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
If Labor comes to power, it will set up a dedicated task force to implement the Royal Commission's final recommendations due next year. Responding to the interim report, acting opposition leader Tanya Plibersek told a media conference in Sydney ...
Three down one to go, then another three in 2019
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2018
... investor to hit the buy button. "Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong ...
Part-time work widens super gender gap
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... increased by three percentage points with females now occupying around 30% of these roles," Bowley said. If elected, the Labor Party recently announced it will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of women ...
Chief economist update: Surplus here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
... fiscal balance will return to surplus by the early 2020s. We expect steady government revenue growth supported by the strong labor market and relatively robust commodity prices, to be accompanied by expenditure restraint. We also expect property prices ...
AI Group pushes back against super gender gap reforms
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) believes Labor's proposal to remove the $450 superannuation guarantee threshold will add more to employer costs than the retirement incomes of women. AI Group chief executive Innes Willox said Labor's ...
Franking credits inquiry launched
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 20 SEP 2018
An inquiry has been launched to examine the implications of Labor's policy to remove refundable franking credits. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will investigate the implications of removing refundable franking credits. ...
Labor super reforms can reach further heights: Industry
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
Superannuation industry lobby groups are welcoming Labor's election promise to address the super gender gap at retirement . They also believe more can be done. Women in Super has long advocated for several of Labor's proposed measures, including superannuation ...
Labor commits $400m to gender super gap
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
If elected, the Labor Party will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of women on parental leave among several other measures. Labor leader Bill Shorten has announced a plan to add $400 million to the super ...
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