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Chief economist update: COVID with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 30 December 2020 has dried, Britain's already battling a fresh outbreak of coronavirus infections. The third wave ...
Chief economist update: An extra mile for a deal
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... apart' on key issues" - level playing field, governance and fishing access. So much so that both UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warned that the risk of a no-deal is more likely come December ...
Chief economist update: UK's winter of discontent
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
... sun..." -Terry Jacks, 'Seasons in the Sun' The Brits certainly did. Just in time for summer, Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared on 30 April that the UK is "past its peak" of infections, published a roadmap out of lockdown on May 10 and started ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... dream instead of the nightmare it previously once was and brought closer to home when now reigning Prime Minister Boris Johnson, himself, became infected with the virus. The Bank of England went to work. After keeping the Bank Rate steady at 0.75% since ...
Chief economist update: Turns out Brexit was heaven
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
... 50.0) improved substantially. That was before the coronavirus pandemic hit -- and infected even UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson - prompting the government (like most other governments around the world) to issue draconian social distancing and lockdown ...
Chief economist update: The cheaper alternative
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
... the UK, the Australian government is heading into an utter lockdown earlier than the Motherland. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced "draconian" social isolation measures only yesterday (March 24) at the same time that ScoMo's implementing ...
Chief economist update: Lock us down Scotty!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... demand - and Houston, we definitely have a growing problem. China's total lockdown worked. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now implemented his own version. Australia needs to nip the virus in the bud and lock us down before infections get out ...
World rolls out stimulus
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2020
... Trump called on Congress to approve his stimulus package as quickly as possible. Over in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his government's £330 billion package to support businesses. British Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the government ...
Chief economist update: Brexit - the news that was
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020
... Lords where peers will begin line by line scrutiny next week." This the latest news from The Independent , headed "Boris Johnson news: Brexit legislation passes Commons..." News? Brexit has become less of a news item since 12 December 2019 when the Conservatives ...
Chief economist update: Three cheers for Christmas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
... from the European Union has become less uncertain following the Conservative Party's, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, thumping victory at the December 12 general elections. The Conservatives won 365 seats -- majority of 80 seats, the largest ...
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