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Chief economist update: Worse news is better news

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 AUG 2020
... stimulus measures would be enacted beyond those anticipated in the June forecast, the positive effect on the economic outlook was outweighed somewhat by the staff's assessment of the likely effects of several other factors," The Fed said. "Those ...

GAM records $19bn in outflows

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
... growth for the benefit of our shareholders." Clients are looking for investment themes which transcend the current economic outlook and GAM is well positioned to provide these with our specialist actively managed strategies, he added. "I believe that ...

Gold rally continues to hit new highs

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... Historically, a falling US dollar reflects a reflationary environment, highlighting growing confidence in the global economic outlook. This can be positive for emerging countries and commodities, Oliver said, including gold. Alongside the fall of the ...

AIST pushes for policy reform

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... and planning requirements." Working together, the government and superannuation sector could help improve the economic outlook and investment outcomes for Australians, the AIST said.

Chief economist update: Australian outlook under COVID-19

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... directly comparable because the OECD provided calendar year forecasts, comparing apples with apples, the OECD's economic outlook report puts Australian GDP growth (or should I say contraction) this year only second smallest to South Korea among the ...

Early release of super extended

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... driven a dramatic change in the budget's position. These harsh numbers reflect the harsh reality we face. The economic outlook remains very uncertain..." He said the official unemployment number is expected to peak at 9.25% in the December quarter ...

RBA prepares to scale up bond buying

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
... and equity. "The prices of many assets have risen substantially despite the high level of uncertainty about the economic outlook. Bond yields remain at historically low levels," he said. Lowe said, in Australia, the economy is going through a very difficult ...

Chief economist update: This rebound is brought to you by the letter V

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
... Cooperation and the Development (OECD) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) tells the same story. The 'OECD Economic Outlook, June 2020' report shows the Eurozone economy contracting by more than the OECD group nations this year - minus ...

Chief economist update: Still the best and better than all the rest

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... (0.4%); and equals New Zealand (0.03%). The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) recently-released 'World Economic Outlook, June 2020' update reinforces the luck of Australians (sorry Ireland). The IMF its 2020 world GDP growth forecast by ...

Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... over the same period. Thus, while both the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the Abe government are optimistic about the economic outlook, they're not leaving this to hope. While it kept interest rate settings unchanged at its 16 June monetary policy meeting ...