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Super fund adds industry veteran
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
An $8 billion government superannuation fund has welcomed the former country head of Franklin Templeton to its board of directors. Maria Wilton has joined the board of the Australia Post Superannuation Scheme, effective October. At the same time, Jim ...
Chief economist update: RBA holds but for how long?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
... in household disposable income continuing to weigh on consumer spending." These were Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe's words after the board decided to keep the country's official cash rate unchanged at 0.75% at its November ...
Chief economist update: RBA rate cut outlook
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 31 OCT 2019
... negative effect of low interest rates on the income and confidence of savers might be more significant." There was RBA governor Philip Lowe's statement at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forum in Washington about his optimism over the domestic ...
Chief economist update: Beam us up Scotty
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 OCT 2019
... forced into quantitative easing and print Australian dollars. This is because latest survey data disprove Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe's optimism that "a gentle turning point appears to have been reached" expressed in 1 October's monetary ...
Chief economist update: Rate cuts coming, but not on race day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2019
... of better-than-expected employment data sealed the November 5 rate cut coffin, with the last nail hammered in by RBA governor Philip Lowe's statement at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forum in Washington about his optimism over the domestic ...
RBA downplays likelihood of further rate cuts
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2019
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has told a forum at the International Monetary Fund that Australia's economy is set to "return to trend growth" next year. Lowe said the expected return to trend growth over the next year will help get the unemployment ...
RBA blames lack of demand in property downturn
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 OCT 2019
Reserve Bank deputy governor Guy Debelle said despite historically low interest rates and a rise in loan approvals, turnover in the housing market remains low. Speaking at the CFA Societies Australia Investment Conference event in Sydney the deputy ...
Chief economist update: Negative bang for RBA, government's buck
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 OCT 2019
"Pessimism becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy; it reproduces itself by crippling our willingness to act." - Howard Zinn Taken after the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) third interest rate reduction this year which brought the official cash rate ...
Future Fund chief most influential public investor
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 OCT 2019
... a focus on featuring new names. Future Fund chief executive David Neal came in at the top spot, beating Bank of Korea governor Lee Ju-yeol. But he wasn't the only Australian in the top three. Cbus chief executive David Atkin nabbed third place. A ...
Chief economist update: When monetary and fiscal policies don't meet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
He said, he said. This must be a thing now. Just as US President Trump and his central bank governor Jerome Powell don't see eye to eye with the conduct of government and monetary policies, there is no meeting of the minds between Australian Prime ...
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