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Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... especially important because it determines the real rates of return on investments and for household spending. Then again, latest CPI data show that despite the trillions of dollars or euros or yens or pounds, or whatever currency, that are currently ...
Rice Warner questions super return targets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... "While the past can be a poor guide to the future, it has to be said that those funds with a 25 or 30 year history of earning CPI + 4% or even 5% must be doing something right, persistently," Rice Warner said. "The only other comparable metric is the ...
Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... This would keep the Bank of Japan (BOJ) from achieving its 2% inflation target. Latest stats show that Japanese headline CPI inflation remained barely above zero (0.1%) in the year to May while core inflation lingered in deflation (-0.2%) over the same ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... weak economies, the inevitable result was the increased risk taking needed in portfolios to meet expected rates of return or CPI + thresholds - because the risk-free rate gave so little nominal reward." Investors had become complacent during a decade ...
ING rejigs super offering, closes balanced option
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... fixed interest, 10% cash, 2% in property and the rest in shares). Net return target for the moderate option is 1.5% above CPI per year over rolling six-years basis and, for the conservative option is, 0.75% above CPI per year on a four-year basis. Living ...
Chief economist update: The outlook for Australia, according to COVID-19
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
... peaks at around 10% over coming months and is still above 7% at the end of next year." "In the March quarter just passed, CPI inflation rose to 2.2%, but it is expected to turn negative temporarily in the June quarter, due to falls in oil prices, the ...
Chief economist update: No cheers as RBA hits inflation target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... Australia's (RBA) self-congratulatory exclamation after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that annual headline CPI inflation accelerated to 2.2% in the March quarter - higher than market expectations for a 2.0% print, the fastest ...
Chief economist update: BOJ expands Enhancement of Monetary Easing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
... coronavirus turned into a pandemic) and by -5.0% to -3.0% in FY2020 (from +0.8% to 1.1%). While the BOJ largely maintained its CPI inflation forecast at +0.6% in FY2019 (from +0.6% to +0.7% in January), it now sees inflation at around -0.7% to -0.3% ...
PMIF sees premiums rise for first time in 12 years
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
... also announced changes to return objectives for its high growth and shares only investment options. High growth went from CPI plus 4.5% per annum to 4.25% and shares only went from CPI plus 4.5% to 4%. Changes were made to the strategic asset allocation ...
Statewide revises down investment objectives, ups fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... to achieve given current and expected market conditions," Statewide said. The high growth option's objective went from CPI+ 4% to 3.5% and the conservative option went from CPI+ 1.5% to 1%. There were no changes to the other options, with its MySuper ...
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