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Residential property demand to weaken

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
... adding that the potential for unemployment to rise could also derail demand. "Record job vacancies suggest that the employment figures are only going to increase from here, especially as the international borders reopen," he said. With the unemployment ...

Tight labour market not yet producing wage growth

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
... the lowest it has been since 2008 at 6.6% and the unemployment rate is near the level that would be considered 'full employment' by economists. This tight labour market should support a case of wage growth, but that's not happening yet. "Mapping a Phillips ...

Water, water everywhere but nothing to drink

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 JAN 2022
... makes the fire of inflation burn even more. Then again, not doing so to tame escalating price increases risks sending employment and incomes and profits and economic growth and investment fortunes on the reverse. Health truly is wealth.

Knight Frank releases 2022 outlook

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
... boost absorption rates and drive market recovery, further boosted by Australia's robust economic recovery and rising employment," Burston said.

Economic recap: Week to December 10

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... authorities prompt and aggressive counter-cycle responses saw us through the year - mitigating impact on businesses and employment - that, at the same time, underwrote gains (or limited the losses in most equity markets." Punctuated by the roll-out of ...

Economic recap: Week to December 3

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 DEC 2021
... increased business confidence leads to higher investment in plant & machineries and equipment and staffing, lifting employment and by extrapolation, consumer spending, sales, profits, investment... It would have been a highway to heaven - a clean run ...

Future2 commits over $1.5m in grants

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021
... young people living with a learning disability, support for young people in remote locations to access education and employment opportunities by acquiring a driving license, as well as crime prevention and resilience programs for at risk young people ...

Economic recap: Week to November 26

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 NOV 2021
... banks' (mentioned above) their policy adjustments - "so as to maintain low inflation and support maximum sustainable employment". New Zealand's first increase in interest rates since June 2014 was quickly followed with another 25 bp increase in the RBNZ's ...

QSuper faces class action over excess premiums

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021
... May 2016 notified them that the cover they'd be entitled to would vary depending on age, current level of cover and employment situation. It also stated the fund was adopting occupational ratings and "for some members, choosing to be occupationally rated ...

Citi Foundation awards over $1m to community partners

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021
Citi Foundation has awarded grants of over $1 million to community partners in Australia to support youth employment programs over the next 12 months. The awarding of grants is part of Citi Foundation's global Pathways to Progress program, which ...
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