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Chief economist update: Equity markets struck by coronavirus
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JAN 2020
... shows that by the end of 2003, the S&P 500 index has surged by 38.3% from this low point. Perhaps, 'twas because the GFC has already done its damage to equity markets back in 2008/09, still the outbreak of the swine flu in April 2009 prompted horror ...
Chief economist update: Fundamentally overvalued
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020
... context, the last time the P/E ratio was this high and the dividend yield this low was during the boom years (before the GFC), specifically 2006-2007. Australian annual GDP growth over those two years averaged 3.6% (compared with the latest reading of ...
Where to invest when a GFC looms
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
More than half of the world's biggest money managers think another GFC will strike soon yet they don't plan to fiddle much with their asset allocations in 2020, according to a new survey of 500 institutional investors. Natixis Investment Managers surveyed ...
Ord Minnett chief resigns
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
... a strong position, one that is envied by peers", and recognised the chief for growing its wealth management business post GFC. Gunning "has overseen the transition of Ords from a traditional broking business to a wealth management business that now manages ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone negative rates a failure?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 DEC 2019
... of contagion in 2013 to a peak of 3.0% annual growth in the December quarter of 2017 (the fastest growth rate prior to the GFC) - so much so that investment advice after investment advice were advising to overweight Eurozone equities. The forward view ...
Chief economist update: A penny saved, a penny not earned by the economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 DEC 2019
... household consumption rose by just 0.1% over the three-month period to its slowest pace since the December quarter of 2008 (GFC days). Where have the dividends from Morrison's tax offset and reduced mortgage repayments go? They were saved! The household ...
The AUD is key
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 NOV 2019
... 2001 and following the September 11 attacks of the same year; and, it dropped from US$0.91 to US$0.62 at the onset of the GFC," I wrote. "The A$/US$ exchange rate has currently fallen to US$0.6786 (following the jobs report) but it has risen and remains ...
Chief economist update: How low will Lowe go?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019
... 2001 and following the September 11 attacks of the same year; and, it dropped from US$0.91 to US$0.62 at the onset of the GFC. The A$/US$ exchange rate has currently fallen to US$0.6786 (following the jobs report) but it has risen and remains above the ...
Frozen fund pays investors
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 29 OCT 2019
Investors stuck in a Queensland-based mortgage income fund that went belly up in the GFC have finally received an interim distribution. LM First Mortgage Income Fund's unitholders are set to receive an interim distribution of 6.5 cents for each dollar ...
Volcker Rule tweak gets green light
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 10 OCT 2019
Post-GFC legislation that stopped big Wall Street banks from using their customers' money to invest in risky trades has seen a revision that could relax some of the restrictions. On October 8, five United Stated agencies approved the changes to the ...
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