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|... notable finance industry veterans nominated to help his administration lead the nation. The first, and most notable in the economics world is Janet Yellen, whom Biden has nominated to lead the US Treasury. Yellen is the former US Federal Reserve governor. ...|
|Japan may need to spend more to mitigate the expected slowing in consumption and business activity following the declaration of the second state of emergency. The worst of the pandemic appeared to have passed when Yoshihide Suga took over from Shinzo ...|
|The longer the Eurozone takes to get on top of the resurgence, the longer the lockdowns, the greater the risk of a double-dip recession. COVID-19 infections in Europe started re-appearing and multiplying sometime around October last year. The growth ...|
|The Chinese yuan has seen a sharp appreciation, leading major Chinese news outlets to report that the government would be relaxing rules to make it simpler to settle the currency internationally. 'Twas less than one and a half years ago that the ...|
|The All Ordinaries index finished 2020 with a gain of 0.7%. Nothing to write home to mother about, especially compared with the 16.3% and 16.0% surge in the S&P 500 and the Nikkei-225, respectively, over the same period. However, the local bourse's ...|
|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 ...|
|"Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water." - Jaws About this time last year, the world was alerted - but only mildly alarmed - at yet another SARS-like disease spreading in Wuhan, China (the first confirmed case reported on December ...|
|Pandemic? What pandemic? The S&P500 index the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 2020 at record highs despite the US topping the list of countries with most total cases of coronavirus infections (21.3 million or roughly 25% of the world's total) ...|
|... and bigger than what the guidance this morning suggest. "In short, CGF is set to offer term deposits under the same economics and asset and liability structure as its current term annuities," Sotiriou said. "To be clear, CGF is set to offer term deposits ...|
|... generally attributed to Roman playwright, poet and philosopher Titus Maccius Plautus (254 BC - 184 BC), along with Keynesian economics, which prescribes government intervention (or spending) to mitigate the drop in aggregate demand in times of recessions ...|
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David Orford's Optimum Pensions has signed a five-year exclusive agreement with Generation Life to bring its retirement income product to the market.
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The poor quality of group insurance data is conducive to administrative blunders that are notoriously difficult to rectify, according to Rice Warner.
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As new investors turned to exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to cash in on the market volatility and consequent recovery in 2020, the industry reaped the benefits breaking several records, new research shows.
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HUB24 picked up $1.7 billion net inflows, 24 new licensee agreements and 113 advisers in the December quarter.
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