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To keep or not to keep JobKeeper

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 FEB 2021
... RBA forecast for end-year 2020 and lower than the Treasury's already lowered MYEFO (Mid-Year Economic and Financial Outlook) prediction for the jobless rate to "peak at 71/2 per cent in the March quarter 2021". Because of this, consumers and businesses ...

Chief economist update: Jobs, jobs, jobs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... rate the RBA forecast for end-year 2020 and lower than the Treasury's already lowered Mid-Year Economic and Financial Outlook (MYEFO) prediction for the jobless rate to "peak at 7.5% in the March quarter 2021". These wonderful set of numbers could ...

Chief economist update: Government spending made money, saved money

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020
The Morrison government has released its Mid-Year Economic Financial Outlook (MYEFO), proving the old saying 'You must spend money to make money' right. This quote, generally attributed to Roman playwright, poet and philosopher Titus Maccius ...

Finance employees remain fearful

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 AUG 2020
... This dip in workforce confidence was driven by a decrease in optimism surrounding job security and the overall financial outlook, LinkedIn said, with only 26% of respondents saying they expect their employer to be better off in six months (down from ...

Chief economist update: Australian outlook under COVID-19

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... an almost equal number of promises later from both sides of the political divide. The Mid-Year Economic and Financial Outlook (MYEFO) - released in December 2019 - predicted a A$5.0 billion (+0.3% of GDP) surplus in FY2019/2020 and A$6.1 billion (+0.3% ...

Chief economist update: Budget surplus or bust

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
... free business loans - announced in late January. Bye bye surplus. The government's Mid-year Economic and Financial Outlook (MYEFO) handed down in December 2019, estimated an underlying cash SURPLUS of A$5.0 billion in FY2019-20. Take away least A$19 ...

Every American's turning optimist

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 JAN 2017
... 56.0 in January, US consumers remained optimistic about "six-month outlook" for the US economy. The personal financial outlook index increased by 2.5 points to 62.3 in January while and the index of confidence in federal economic policies rose by 0.2 ...

Social benefit bond returns for NGS Super

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2016
... time a superannuation fund had invested in social benefit funds. "In addition to presenting a viable and sound financial outlook, the social benefit bond also aligned closely with our environmental, social and ethical investment framework, which our ...

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  FRIDAY, 16 DEC 2011
... currency is the main beneficiary of the crisis in the euro-zone and growing worries about the global economic and financial outlook," said Capital Economics' Julian Jessop.

Women retirees worse off than men: Citibank

... designed specifically for women, Citibank believe they are the ones who will benefit the most given the tougher financial outlook for today's generation of female retirees. De Vries says: "Women are earning more, staying single for longer and far less ...
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