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Experts battle for GST reform
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... effective way to generate "maximum economic bang for the government's buck". In an opinion piece for The Conversation , economics lecturer Isaac Gross argued a six-month break from the 10% tax would help fight the COVID-19 recession. It comes as PwC ...
Chief economist update: Victoria's secret
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
In Fist of Fury , it is a sign stating "No dogs or Chinese" that draws the ire of the legendary Bruce Lee. But Australians are not seeing Victorians punching, kicking and screaming when the nation's five states and two territories put up the "No ...
Chief economist update: A tale of two quarters
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ... it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way..." -- 'A Tale of Two Cities' ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
"This is a once-in-a-100 year type event, we haven't seen this sort of thing in Australia since the end of the first World War..." This was how Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the coronavirus outbreak shortly after the World Health ...
AMP should stop whining: Slater and Gordon
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... an agenda to make class actions more difficult. Appearing before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on Tuesday, De Ferrari was asked how many class actions AMP was currently facing. After answering that AMP is facing two actions ...
AMP approved product list under fire
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
... AMP financial advisers are beholden to have come under fire from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics. Labor MP Andrew Leigh questioned AMP chief executive Francesco De Ferrari on how the institution has changed since the Royal ...
AFA, FPA share bleak view of industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
... Financial Planning Association of Australia have appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, sharing austere views of the financial advice industry. AFA general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson said ...
Chief economist update: Extraordinarily uncertain outlook
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has painted an optimistic picture of developments in the US economy while at the same time warning of extraordinary uncertainty. "As the economy reopens, incoming data are beginning to reflect a resumption of economic ...
At least $70bn more in stimulus needed: Grattan
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
Australia will have to inject up to $90 billion of additional fiscal stimulus over the next two years if it wants to return the economy to full employment, a new report from Grattan Institute says. The $70 billion to $90 billion required accounts for ...
Chief economist update: This rebound is brought to you by the letter V
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
The gradual easing of restrictions has unfrozen social and business activity in almost every nation that decided to do so. Central banks and governments can flood the system with all the money they have, or can print, but with consumers not allowed ...
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