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Tight labour market not yet producing wage growth

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
... quarterly Consumer Price Index release, despite a tight labour market. HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham expects headline CPI inflation to increase to 3.1% year on year in Q4 2021. He observes that both demand and supply side factors should continue ...

FSC advice reforms slash time, costs by 30%

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
... identified as retail clients to those with assets of less than $5 million (up from $2.5 million) and index the threshold to CPI. By 2030, the FSC wants the industry to be self-regulated and a principles-based regulatory framework fully implemented. By ...

Economic recap: Week to October 8

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
... century ago when the global economy have had its last encounter with stagflation. he first episode came in the mid-1970s. US CPI inflation surged from a low of 2.95% in August 1972 to 12.1% by December 1974 while the US economy stagnated, with annual ...

Charter Hall REIT, Hostplus acquire ALE

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... the east coast. In addition, 95% of leases are triple net with a WALE of 7.5 years and annual rental escalation is linked to CPI. Upon completion, CLW will increase its property portfolio to 550 properties worth $6.5 billion with a 98.4% occupancy rate. ...

Funds will have to guide members on SRM, LTRM

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
... Liu, at a panel moderated by AIST senior manager of policy David Haynes. Superannuation funds currently disclose SRM [usually CPI plus a percentage] to members, which is regarded as a short-term risk measure. The Actuaries Institute has been working ...

Consumer group slams super self-assessments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
... fail the APRA test was AvSuper. AvSuper's MOA stated that "AvSuper's overarching investment objective for members of CPI + 3.5% per year, on average over rolling 10 years was met/exceeded" and therefore concluded that the financial interests ...

Cost of retirement increases

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
... Its research found the price increases for retirees were considerably higher than the underlying rate of inflation for the CPI of around 1.5% over the year to June. "Small price rises across the board can add up to have a big impact on the average retiree ...

Multiple accounts already in sharp decline

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
... The ATO applies an interest rate to the balances it holds which is equivalent to the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), or 1.1% in the 12 months to March 2021. In contrast, the average investment return of superannuation funds is usually around ...

Top franked stock picks: Morningstar

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 6 AUG 2021
... Morningstar is of the view financial risk is moderate considering that revenue is underpinned by long leases with fixed or CPI uplifts, and that its funds management business is sticky given lockups and switching costs. In the 2019 election, the Labor ...

Economic recap: Week to July 30

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
... terms of economic stats, we learned how much consumer prices rose in the March quarter. Because of Australia's quarterly CPI reporting convention - versus monthly in most of its counterparts - we suspected and felt, but didn't know by how much ...
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