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New LGBTIQ investment option

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021
... COVID-19 relief through its Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund, and its former executive director Jessica Stern was appointed in the Biden Administration as US Special Envoy to Advance the Rights of LGBTIQ Persons. Newday offers a range of impact portfolios ...

Chief economist update: US inflation may not be as transitory as the Fed believes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
... purchasing used cars. They have the wherewithal to do so - compliments of the Federal Reserve's low interest rates and the Biden administration's generous fiscal spending. Would inflation turned out to be transitory as the Fed assures? Or would ...

Keep COVID-19 in perspective: Panel

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... stimulus spend from the US government in response to COVID-19, at $5 trillion, is more than the US spent on World War Two. "Biden thinks domestic strength is the best defence in foreign policy," she said. Cantrill theorised that in light of the geopolitical ...

Chief economist update: A half-glass full look at inflation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... that monetary policy would remain accommodative "until at least 2023" offers extra incentive to "buy now pay later". The Biden administration's fiscal policy largesse - already implemented and proposed - give this an extra oomph. Then again, rising ...

Chief economist update: Not yet time to make a change

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 APR 2021
"It's not time to make a change Just relax, take it easy..." - Cat Stevens This is the US Federal Reserve's message to the markets at the conclusion of its April FOMC meeting in its efforts to calm concerns over rising inflation expectations ...

Chief economist: Of capital gains taxes, COVID-19 and climate change

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... lingering surge in COVID-19 infections, and there's climate change. Take your pick. Bloomberg reports that: "President Joe Biden will propose almost doubling the capital gains tax rate for wealthy individuals to 39.6% (from 20%)... For those earning ...

Chief economist update: The pause that refreshes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
The music has stopped, should we cease dancing? Two consecutive days of losses on Wall Street is a very long time in financial markets so much so that "pundits struggle to explain stocks stumble", according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR). ...

Chief economist update: No fear

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... transitory while at the same time emphasising their commitment towards providing stimulative monetary policies. Add to this, the Biden administration's US$1.9 trillion stimulus (and reportedly another US$4 trillion more to come) and it's not ...

S&P rejigs index as BlackRock ETF grows

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
... March 10, called the VanEck Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF (ASX: CLNE) as it saw investor interest from US President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. CLNE was only $25 million in total assets as of yesterday. Given the smaller size of the ETF, VanEck ...

Chief economist update: Chinese manufacturing ramps up

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 APR 2021
Activity in China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors returned with a vengeance after a brief pause during the country's Lunar New Year holidays. National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data show that China's manufacturing PMI rebounded ...
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