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Janet vindicated
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2015
She was damned when she didn't, she would have been damned now if she did. "Perhaps Janet Yellen has heard us," as IMF managing director Christine Lagarde French journal 'Les Echos' just over a week after the Fed kept the status quo following their ...
Seniors weigh in on national tax discussion
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2015
... it remains sustainable and equitable." In its latest economic assessment of Australia , the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said any changes to Australia's tax and superannuation system would need to regard the country's "already highly-progressive ...
Aussie pension policy needs careful adjustment: IMF
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2015
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Australia's complex superannuation system disproportionately benefits higher-income earners and "undermines the progressivity of the income tax system." The IMF's latest economic assessment of Australia says ...
Central banks of the world, coordinate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2015
... Italy's credit ratings (Spanish debt was downgraded in October). a�cA In its September World Economic Outlook (WEO), the IMF slashed its global growth forecasts, warning that "Global activity has weakened and become more uneven, confidence has fallen ...
Comparative advantage
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2015
... command is in stopping the rot that, over time, is eating away at growth in its economy. They better act soon for just as IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told French journal 'Les Echos', "World GDP [growth] at 3.3% this year is not realistic ...
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Noi, noi, noi!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2015
... suffer bigger effects on their economies." (Australian Financial Review) The AFR adds, "An indicative interpretation of the IMF's modelling based on Treasury budget numbers also suggests it expects Australia's annual growth rate will be 2.5 per cent ...
Yuan stable (for now)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2015
... will refrain from competitive devaluations, and resist all forms of protectionism." But the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had to name names, defending the yuan's recent depreciation (mandated as it was) as a natural consequence of concerns over China's ...
Gold's no longer gold
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2015
... instance, made the headlines in October 2012 when it bought 200 tonnes of the metal from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Likewise, China is rumoured to be putting its hands up to buy the IMF's remaining 203 tonnes. South Korea, Brazil and even ...
Fed lady sings (the same old song)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2015
... raise the federal funds rate target." Choowareewareewa! Yes, this year! The year 2015! She's not taking that other lady's - IMF's Madame Lagarde - advice to hold off until after the New Year because, look, Christine's organisation has just downgraded ...
Lift-off on Carney's mind
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUL 2015
... are big execution risks on all sides, including execution risk around the profile of the debt which in the judgment of the IMF and I believe other authorities, and we would share those judgments, is not sustainable in its current form." But can't blame ...
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