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Chief economist update: Getting better, but not better enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2021
"Betterer and betterer!" Like Alice who "quite forgot how to speak good English", there appears to be universal optimism over the economic outlook as central banks watch "through the looking glass". This sentiment is echoed by the Reserve Bank of Australia ...
Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... Preliminary, Australia" that showed total exports increased by 6.0% to A$ 30,532 million in October from the previous month. Betterer still and as the ABS reports: "For October there is a goods trade surplus of $4.84 billion (original, current price ...
Chief economist update: The virus, the vaccine and Trump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... BioNTech's candidate which reportedly is 90% effective and needs to be stored at around minus 70 degrees centigrade. Even "betterer" is Factset's latest: "Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press, chief science adviser for White House's Operation ...
Chief economist update: V in US recovery at risk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2020
The US labour market continues to get betterer and betterer. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that total non-farm payrolls rose by 1.37 million in August - in line with market expectations and marked the fourth straight month of increase ...
Getting better and betterer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JAN 2018
There's certainly no denying that the bulls ruled Wall Street over the course of 2017 with its record breaking feat splattered all over the financial headlines one day after another. Less focused on was the fact that the S&P 500, the DJIA and the Nasdaq ...
Good, better, best
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2013
Betterer and betterer. That's the feeling one gets when one scours through the macro stats and surveys released over the past 24 hours. Never mind reports of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowering its world growth forecast anew - down to 3.5% ...
A week full of question marks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2012
... predictions for a 125K increase. Better, upward revisions to August and September added 84K to the employment roster. Betterer, the private sector is doing most of the hiring - up 184K last month from 128K in September and expectations for only a 120K ...
Better and better
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAR 2012
... month... Comments from the panel continue to reflect a generally positive outlook for the next few months." It getting betterer in China and Japan too. China's official manufacturing PMI rose to 51.0 in Feb from 50.5 in Jan - indicating that the manufacturing ...
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