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Chief economist update: More money for reimposed lockdown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 NOV 2020
... billion (expectations were for £100 billion addition) - but kept the Bank Rate steady at 0.10%. Money and more money sent the FTSE-100 index to a near three-week high. The BOE's decision factored in renewed restrictions that are expected to in place ...
BetaShares tinkers with ETF lineup
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
... (DHHF) will shed its 10% allocation to defensive assets to 100% growth assets. The fees will be 19 bps. Lastly, the BetaShares FTSE RAFI U.S. 1000 ETF (ASX: QUS) will change its index from FTSE RAFI U.S. 1000 Index to the S&P 500 Equal Weight Index. ...
Chief economist update: Good or bad news is good Wall Street news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020
... 6.3% this year to date - miles ahead compared with the sharp losses of 15.1% in the Euro Stoxx-50 index and 23.4% in the FTSE-100, or even the Nikkei-225's almost flat (-0.1%) performance. Not to mention (but I have to), the Nasdaq composite index's ...
Vanguard launches new ESG offerings
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
... our existing Ethically Conscious funds, which were launched in September 2018." The fund is benchmarked to the custom-built FTSE Australia 300 Choice Index and seeks to track the return of this index before taking into account management fees, expenses ...
Chief economist update: Get shorty
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
... index up by 10.1% this year to date - outperforming the S&P 500 (9.4%); the Nikkei-225 (-0.4%); the Stoxx-50 (-11.9%); the FTSE-100 (-20.4%); and the All ordinaries index (6.8%). China's debt market also offers better returns. Chinese 10-year bonds ...
Half of UK pension funds seek buy-out
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
About half of all UK defined benefit pension funds are now targeting a buy-out as their long-term objective, new research shows. A survey of 100 DB pension scheme trustees by consultancy Hymans Robertson revealed the number of pension funds aiming for ...
Chief economist update: Australia on top despite recession
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
... years) and services sectors (up to 58.8 - the best reading in five years) continued to gain momentum. Not surprisingly, the FTSE-100 has also recovered. The benchmark index has rallied by 17.2% from the nine-month low recorded in March. However, the ...
Chief economist update: UK plans for jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... and the composite PMI (47.7) have also recovered from their April lows, 13.4 and 13.8, respectively. Not surprisingly, the FTSE-100 has also recovered. The benchmark index has rallied by 23.3% from the nine-month low recorded in March. However, the index ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... Sterling's effective exchange rate diving from its 2008 high of 94.7 to 73.8 - its lowest since 2009. At the same time, the FTSE-100 index cratered from a high of 7104.0 points pre-Brexit to 5534.0 points after then UK Prime Minister David Cameron ...
Chief economist update: Easing does it (again)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020
... lot? Compared with their mid-March 2020 lows: the S&P 500 index has rallied by 33.7%; the Euro Stoxx-50 index by 25.2%; the FTSE-100 by 21.2%; the Nikkei-225 by 24.7%; and, the All Ordinaries by 25.5% They all now fit the technical definition of a bull ...
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