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COVID helped to reduce inequality: Productivity Commission

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... Productivity Commission commissioner Catherine de Fontenay said. "Income inequality increased later in the pandemic period as the economy recovered and government support was phased out." The report found that wealth inequality fell across the pandemic ...

Value versus growth: Market expectations in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
... stocks in the US. Overvaluation is present in exuberant scenarios, while undervaluation exists in less buoyant parts of the economy, such as services and manufacturing, which have been in recession for the past 18 months. If the economy improves, these ...

Industry reacts to Federal Budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... higher income tax takes and strong commodity prices. These are all temporary windfalls and are unlikely to persist as the economy slows. "Cost-of-living relief, primarily delivered through the Stage 3 tax cuts and electricity rebates, is being delivered ...

Budget 2024: Change to foreign investment rules

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
... transparent. "This is all about boosting and bolstering our economic security and attracting the investment we need in our economy," Chalmers said. "By providing more clarity around sensitive sectors and assets, our reforms will give businesses and investors ...

Chalmers makes bold inflation prediction

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
... range of measures to reduce the cost-of-living while not adding the inflation. "I'm optimistic about the future of our economy and our country. But there's a really sharp near-term focus on the inflation fight in this Budget. It's the most important ...

Treasury shakes up foreign investing framework

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
... flows into our country consistently outpacing the OECD average since 2006. Direct and portfolio foreign investment in our economy grew to be worth about $3.5 trillion in 2023," Chalmers said. "To make our economy even more prosperous and productive ...

Future Fund posts 10.1% annual return, surpassing benchmark

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
... investment gains of $11.5 billion added in the March quarter. Future Fund chief executive Raphael Arndt said the global economy is in "good shape," better than expected from last year, largely due to the strength of the US economy and the adjustments ...

The funds delivering up to 30% returns: Mercer

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
... on over the period, Results were mixed across sectors but overall seemed to suggest ongoing economic resilience in the economy," Reilly said. "The modestly positive return we saw from the ASX300 over February masks the significant performance dispersion ...

Fund managers nervously await 'golden visa' reforms

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
... support their growth and innovation initiatives," he said. The FSC refutes suggestions that abolishing SIVs will benefit the economy by over $120 billion over 30 years. "We believe these arguments are incorrect. SIV investment capital has provided genuine ...

Impact Alpha Partners adds to board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
... rising climate risks increasing the potential for hot-house disasters, versus promising technological progress in the clean economy transformation and innovations in policies and markets." "The scale of socio-economic change and disruption for society ...
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