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Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... fund recovery spending." All well and good, every little bit helps. However, fiscally responsible members -- Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden - are against the idea of paying for the debts of their more profligate neighbours. Moreover, just ...
COVID-19 will bite into credit ratings
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
... the three credit rating agencies - Standard & Poor's, Moody's and Fitch Ratings - namely: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, and Switzerland. Good call! Latest available information on each ...
Oil tanks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2020
Wouldn't it be nice to buy a house in Denmark was what I thought when I read the news that Jyske Bank - the country's third-largest bank - announced in August last year that it would pay home borrowers 0.5% per annum to take out a mortgage. Sweet! And ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone negative rates a failure?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
... "Europe has been the epicentre of negative rates policy since the European Central Bank took rates below zero in 2015. Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland followed the ECB with negative rates policies to help stem excessive currency appreciation of their ...
Chief economist update: Let's talk about debt
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... The OECD's stats put Australia's household debt to net disposable income at 216.4% - the fourth largest behind Denmark, the Netherlands and Norway. In contrasts, Australia's government debt to GDP, at 40.7%, is among the lowest in the G20. ...
Australia climbs up Mercer global pension index
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2019
... conjunction with the Monash Centre for Financial Studies - showed Australia lacks when compared to the Netherlands and Denmark, the nation's registering first and second in the index, with Australia scoring a B+, thanks to an overall score of 75.3. For ...
Australia slips in global retirement ranks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
... particularly given our ageing population, which is why our retirement age is set to increase to 67 in 2023." "Along with Denmark, we are the first of a number of OECD countries to take this step - the United States and Spain are next in 2027." However ...
UK to introduce new pension scheme
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
The UK has green flagged a new type of pension scheme on the back of union demand, joining Denmark and Netherlands which use a similar system. The new collective defined contribution (CDC) will allow employers to pool together group contributions while ...
Australian retirement system weakens
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
... adequate financial security for retirees that is also economically sustainable. Topping the list was the Netherlands and Denmark on 80.3 and 80.2 respectively; Denmark previously held first place for the last six years. Of the 34 countries analysed ...
Aussie super asset allocation "riskier": Research
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 27 AUG 2018
... assets. UBS added Australia's allocation to bonds was the lowest of the nations analysed for its report - Australia, Denmark, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The asset manager said this demonstrated Australia's ...
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