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Economic recap: Week to December 10

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... the great pandemic of 2020 and the variants of 2021. Heck, most equity markets even soared to record highs this year. Bottomline: fiscal and monetary authorities are willing and able to do whatever it takes to return their respective economies back to ...

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

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
... offered by Uncle Sam (if they're unemployed) relative to what they'll be receiving compared to flipping burgers. Bottomline, and I'll bet my right (eye)balls on it... preserving the monetary and fiscal status quo would keep upward pressure ...

Chief economist update: The cloud over the rainbow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... to pivot from aggressive policy tightening to easing - it lowered the fed funds rate from 2.5% to 1.75% in 2019. The bottomline is that, after all is said and done, bond or sharemarket diktat or not, the Fed wouldn't want to see all the money it's thrown ...

Chief economist update: Are capital markets the next Sino-US battleground?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
... what's stopping Trump from invoking the interest of "national security" as he did with the lifting of tariffs. The bottomline, a de-escalation of the trade war between Washington and Beijing would be a surprise (a pleasant one) given current sentiments. ...

Centrepoint revenue model improves bottomline

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
Centrepoint Alliance flagged its transition to a new revenue model has been somewhat successful, but the dealer group services provider still found itself in the red, latest financial results show. The ASX-listed firm reported a net loss of $2.2 million ...

Chief economist update: Another RBA rate cut should be enough

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
The Aussie dollar is down. Repeat, the Aussie dollar is down! The A$/US$ exchange rate closed at US$0.6879 - down 2.3% this year to date its lowest level in three years - at the end of last week's trading. The local currency is down 1.8% (year-to-date) ...

Super Mario returns fire

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2015
... stuck at 0.2% in June, July and August and core inflation's unchanged at 1.0% in August from the previous month. The bottomline: The ECB sent a clear signal of its commitment to do "whatever it takes" to get growth and inflation going. The hope is that ...

Australian budget to blow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 10 APR 2014
... gives them more wiggle room to shift policy, one way or the other. "Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle yeah"! The bottomline: Fed taper would proceed as planned... unless incoming data become extraordinarily good or extraordinarily bad. So far they're ...

When saving goes bad

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2014
... aircrafts and reduce international capacity. Good for Qantas. The maths work same revenue less reduced costs equal higher bottomline. Perfectamento! But... but, yes, that's right, but that's if revenue remains the same. Hell may freeze over but as sure ...

Money, money, money

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2013
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