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Chief economist update: This is a job for the RBA (and the Treasury)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
... Frydenberg and Finance Minister Cormann with big smiles on their faces as they announced an A$690 million deficit - roughly 0% of GDP, roughly a balanced budget. But at what price? As I've ranted back in late August : "The classic excuse - government ...
Chief economist update: Future path of fed funds rate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... assessments of appropriate monetary policy comes amid very little change in the Fed's economic projections. While 2019 GDP growth was revised a tad higher to 2.2% (from 2.1% in the June projections), the Fed still sees the economy growing at 2.0% ...
Chief economist update: 'Paradox of Thrift' in action
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
... $1.5 billion for first-home buyers..." This was topped up with a second fiscal spending package amounting to around 4.2% of GDP. This is in tandem with the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) series of interest rate reductions that took the official ...
Chief economist update: Germany in the budget's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 SEP 2019
... mounting. In Germany - Europe and the Eurozone's largest economy - another recession is just one quarter away. German GDP growth contracted by 0.1% in the June 2019 quarter after expanding by 0.4% in the first quarter, more than halving the annual ...
Chief economist update: Fed has Trump's trade war number
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
... pull back on investment and production. They concluded that globally and in the United States, its impact is around 1% to GDP ... through early next year. With U.S. GDP estimated at about $20 trillion, and world GDP at about $85 trillion, a 1% impact ...
Time to reset member return expectations?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
... typified by the issuance of bonds with negative coupons by several European countries. Meanwhile, global debt sits at 225% of GDP at USD$184 trillion and the RBA cash rate is at a record low of 1%. According to Rice Warner, it all adds up to a "massive ...
Chief economist update: Economy slows to decade low but still tops the pops
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... years. More disturbing, take away the 0.5 percentage point contribution from "government consumption" to the 0.5% quarterly GDP growth rate and the economy would have grown by zilch (0%). Factor in the 0.3 pps contribution from imports - an addition ...
Chief economist update: This land is ours
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 SEP 2019
... airport, the hit on the country's tourism industry would be non-negligible. More so, because tourism's contribution to GDP has grown to 17.4% (as at 2018) from 13.9% in 2008. This comes on the back of an already slowing economy. Hong Kong GDP ...
Chief economist update: The fear of Brexit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... the EU." It's just the uncertainty - or in Bacon's words "the fear of death" - that makes Brexit fearsome. Sure, UK GDP has contracted by 0.2% in the June 2019 quarter, but so has Germany (-0.1%) - the EU's biggest economy - and Italy's ...
Chief economist update: What price Australian budget surplus?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... before him. According to the Budget Papers 2019-2020, Australia's underlying cash balance would be A$7.1 billion (0.4% of GDP) in the black - backed by assumptions that GDP would grow by 2.75% (1.8% in the year to the March 2019 quarter); the unemployment ...
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