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Good goings-on in China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUL 2017
... improved conditions both the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have lifted their China economic growth projections in their June 2017 reports. The OECD raised its GDP growth forecast ...
The Fed's inflation and asset price conundrum
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUN 2017
... trended lower. The differential stood at 1.7% overnight, down 1.94% at the start of 2017 and this year's high of 2.07%. The IMF's recent downgrade of its US economic growth forecast to 2.1% this year (from 2.3% predicted in April) further dashes hopes ...
Central Banks fail to disappoint
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 JUN 2017
... that of the financial markets. This is underscored by Factset's recent report that even the International Monetary Fund (IMF) "endorses the ECB's cautious approach". Or is it because the financial markets are wagging the central banks? Can't disappoint ...
Better, but not good enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUN 2017
... new grounds. Indeed, most of its assessments appear to be similar to that contained in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) World Economic Outlook, April 2017 report - where the Fund also lifted its 2017 global growth forecast to 3.5% (from 3.4% predicted ...
Which part of the elephant are you holding?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
... momentum. This, along with the cheap Australian dollar, should continue to underpin export growth. This is in line with the IMF's World Economic Outlook report update last month which stated that, "With buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical ...
AxiomSL appoints APAC chief
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017
... Tierney's appointment follows AxiomSL appointing a country manager for Australia, Andrew Wood. Wood joined the group from IMF Benthan, where he held an interim consultant role. Wood said that Australia will become a "key focus" for AxiomSL in 2017, adding ...
IMF Bentham taps debt markets
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 6 APR 2017
Litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited is pushing ahead with an ongoing capital management strategy with the issue of a $40 million follow on bond. The issue was oversubscribed from the minimum issue size of $18 million. Completion of the $30 million ...
Damned if they do, damned if they don't
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 APR 2017
... failure to get Obamacare repealed/replaced. In its "World Economic Outlook Update" report released in January this year, the IMF predicted that the global economy would grow from 3.1% in 2016 to 3.4% this year and 3.6% "based on the assumption some near-term ...
Doubting the benefit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAR 2017
... it a "lofty target", stating that "many economists had reckoned that Chinese growth would be less than 6.5% this year; the IMF had forecast an expansion of 6.3%". The numbers are out and they showed that, PM Li got what PM Li likes. China's economy grew ...
Global fintech heralds Australian expansion
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 21 FEB 2017
... management solutions is boosting its local footprint by appointing a country manager for Australia. Andrew Wood joins AxiomSL from IMF Bentham, where he held an interim consultant role. Prior to that, he was a senior project manager - technology and ...
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