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Joining the 1% around the world: Analysis

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
... months to join the country's wealthiest 1%, while Chinese workers would need more than 101 years in the workforce to join China's 1%. In a stark illustration of wealth inequality around the world, money.co.uk (a UK-based comparison site) has analysed ...

Scariest themes for investors revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
... managers, chief executives and chief financial officers across Australia and New Zealand are most concerned about. Stagflation, China's slowdown and a global energy crunch were top of mind for over 1500 surveyed while attending Citi's 13th annual Australia ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... pandemic, which brings up many ESG issues like equal access to healthcare and vaccinations, and worker safety. Overseas, China, Japan and South Korea made a commitment to reduce emissions in late 2020, while the US re-signed the Paris Agreement last ...

Economic recap: Week to September 24

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Financial markets have been on edge ever since they got the first whiff of "taper" in the air. This started when the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's April 27-28 FOMC meeting revealed that: "A number of participants suggested that if the economy ...

Economic recap: Week to September 17

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Remember those Mao Zedong suits? The sartorial fashion that every man, woman and child in China wore (or were required to wear?) during Chinese chairman Mao's "Cultural Revolution" of 1966-1976? Those "uniforms" that comes in grey, navy blue or ...

BNP Paribas launches sustainable trusts

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
... sustainability trusts to meet demand from Australian and New Zealand clients. BNP Paribas' Green Bond Trust, EARTH Trust and China Equity Trust adhere to the firm's global sustainability strategy and are supported by the BNP Paribas Asset Management ...

Recovery set to slow: OECD

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
... significant COVID-19 outbreaks to occur in other states, then the economic shock could deepen. Any ratcheting up of tensions with China could further weaken trade activity." The survey said the government should seek to address stagnating growth in living ...

Strong year for farmland assets

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... costs and challenging logistics have impacted returns for some fresh horticultural exports. "Punitive tariffs imposed by China have specifically impacted Australia's premium and bulk wine sector whilst other commodities have generally readily found ...

Office workers burnt out: Research

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... including 1000 Australians. In Italy, 49% of office workers said they were suffering from burn out. This is followed by China (41%), Canada (40%), Spain (39%), the US (38%) and UK (37%). The relationship between working from home and burnout appears ...

MSCI reclassifies Pakistan to frontier market

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
... accessibility, and size and liquidity. Pakistan was classified as an emerging market alongside other Asia countries of India, China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Philippines. Now it joins its Asian peers of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and ...
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