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Chief economist update: COVID with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Brexit is over. But even before the UK and the EU shook hands on the post-Brexit trade and cooperation pact on 24 December 2020 and before the ink on the signatures of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles ...
Chief economist update: An extra mile for a deal
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
... since the UK decided and then filed for divorce from the European Union (EU) and 11 months into the transition period after Brexit became official on 31 January 2020. Little has changed during this period - Britain remains inside the EU's customs ...
Chief economist update: More money for reimposed lockdown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020
... are expected to in place for a month from November 5 to 2 December 2020. Because of this - and including the impact of Brexit -- the central bank now expects UK GDP to contract by 2.0% in the fourth quarter from its previous estimate of a 3.5% recovery. ...
Pendal profits tumble 25%
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
... wholesale channels in the three months to September. He said fundraising in the UK and Europe still have headwinds with Brexit and a second lockdown. "US is more optimistic than UK and Europe [at the moment]," he said, adding it was very hard to draw ...
FCA reviews regulation of foreign financial services firms
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
... Authority is reassessing how it should authorise and supervise foreign firms providing financial services in the UK as the Brexit transition period ends. The FCA announced it launched the consultation process in anticipating an increase in the number ...
Chief economist update: Australia on top despite recession
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
... sense of caution amid the lingering uncertainty surrounding the pandemic - and recent reports of hiccups in the UK/Euro Brexit negotiations -- so much so that the Bank of England (BOE) and the Exchequer remain on their toes. The BOE kept the Bank Rate ...
Chief economist update: The All Ords' ups, downs and ups
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
It seemed so long ago and far away now but it was only a year ago that the All Ordinaries index broke above its all-time high recorded in 2007 before climbing to a new peak in February this year. The mood was good: The US and China have reached a trade ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
June 23 marks the fourth year anniversary of Brexit - the day a referendum was held (and Britons voted in favour of) the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU). The uncertainty (horror) of it all sent Sterling's effective exchange rate diving ...
Law firm bolsters financial services team
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... regulatory reviews, and obtaining regulator consents. Most recently, she has advised clients in relation to the impact of Brexit, focussing in particular on corporate governance, and has also helped clients in relation to various individual accountability ...
Chief economist update: Annus horribilis with a vengeance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... and purchases at £645 billion - it's also predicting that Britain would experience its worst recession in 300 years. Brexit was a stroll on Hyde Park compared with COVID-19. Ex-BOE governor Mark Carney must be thanking his lucky stars he only had ...
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