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Chief economist update: Australia's confidence contagion
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... consumer confidence rose by 6.2% to a reading of 118.8 in March - the highest level since August 2010 "when Australia's post-GFC rebound and mining boom were in full swing" (Westpac). The survey was conducted from 5-10 April which means that respondents ...
Investment manager creates new executive role
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAR 2021
... overlooked by others and delivered for investors," Giuffrida said. "Their experience in solving complex situations through the GFC and recent pandemic has further strengthened their place in the market. I couldn't pass up the chance to be part of the ...
Government fund names new chief executive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... instrumental to AvSuper's continual expansion of services to our members, and in steering us through the challenging times of the GFC, COVID-19 and the significant regulatory change that has occurred over the past decade." Sykes will commence in ...
Chief economist update: Wall Street can't have its cake and eat it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... could reverse its policy accommodation sooner-than-expected. After all, the Fed did start raising interest rates (after the GFC) in December 2016 (and continued to do so) even when inflation expectations were lower than present. Then again, current actual ...
Give the people advisers: Retirement Income Review
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... balance. Earlier research by First State found that 83% of members over age 50 who switched to a more defensive option during the GFC missed the rebound in markets and had not switched back by the end of 2009-10. Meanwhile, research from Investment Trends ...
Ares bids for AMP
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
... listing nearly 20 years ago. The brand damage has been extensive in recent years while it never recovered properly after the GFC," he said. "Management has offered a lot of plans over the last decade but the execution has been accumulation of failure ...
Future Fund risk aversion not at historic levels
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... neutral," Future Fund chief executive Raphael Arndt said yesterday, as it posted its first negative annual return since the GFC. Future Fund uses Equivalent Equity Exposure (EEE), as an estimate of the total amount of market exposure it has when it looks ...
ESG crisis returns overcooked: Research
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... internally-developed intangible assets together dominate the explanatory power of the COVID returns models." The researchers also used GFC data to explain winners (top decile performers) and losers (bottom decile). They then used it to predict COVID-19 ...
Chief economist update: Worse news is better news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 AUG 2020
... tally has the unemployment rate improving from the all-time high of 14.7% in April, but at 10.2% (in July), remains above the GFC peak of 10%. There might be more "weeping and gnashing of teeth" to come. The latest tally from worldometer.com shows America ...
REITs better value than bonds, equities: LaSalle
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 AUG 2020
... real estate companies (compared to 2008) has mitigated heavier losses. "Companies have reacted differently this time; in the GFC, many were caught flat-footed, but most companies moved quickly when the markets seized up this time around," she said. The ...
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