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Chief economist update: A tale of two quarters
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
... highest level of Factset's (1990), surpassing the 80.86 registered during the Great Recession and Global Financial Crisis of 2008. It was the best of times... Fast forward three months and every single index has rallied into a bull market at the ...
Industry super pours $19.5bn into Australian recovery
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
... provided a significant portion of the $120 billion in capital raised by local businesses at the end of the Global Financial Crisis. "Industry super funds hold a major stake in Australia's economic life," it said. "They invest in Australian listed companies ...
History is repeating itself: Zenith
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... similarities between the Australian equity market drawdowns and subsequent recoveries of COVID-19 and the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), COVID-19 has proven to be the GFC in fast-forward. It said during this period we have seen the fastest bear market ...
Profound uncertainty remains: IMF
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... sovereign spreads and the depreciation of emerging market currencies are smaller than what we saw during the global financial crisis. This is notable considering the larger scale of the shock to emerging markets during the Great Lockdown," Gopinath said. ...
Chief economist update: Don't fight the Fed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... included explicit forms of forward guidance and asset purchases; we used these tools in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, and they have become a standard part of our toolkit. We also reviewed the historical and foreign experience with targeting ...
A-REIT winners, losers of the 'new normal'
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... home buyer market segment," Pham said. The REIT space is in a far better position than it was during the Global Financial Crisis, Pham noted, recommending investors focus on REITs with sustainable earnings growth, strong balance sheets and favourable ...
GDP figures reveal start of COVID-19 impact
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
... Bruce Hockman said this was the slowest through-the-year growth since September 2009, in the midst of the Global Financial Crisis. "[The data] captures just the beginning of the expected economic effects of COVID-19," Hockman said. The ABS said the economy ...
Westpac hunts new insto bank chief
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... period of intense global competitive pressures and structural changes across these markets following the global financial crisis," King said. "Under Lyn's leadership the Westpac Institutional Bank team has worked tirelessly to meet the needs of the bank's ...
Wage growth, not wage cuts
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... consumer demand than to a lower profit share." This explains the "economic stagnation" experienced since the Global Financial Crisis, he said, with low wage growth holding back consumer demand and business investment. He suggests three policy solutions ...
Equities attractive in search for yield: Zenith
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
... Australian equities has typically remained within a defined band of 5% to 7% p.a., with the exception of the Global Financial Crisis. "As observed during the GFC, dividend yields were artificially inflated by the fall in the price of the underlying index," ...
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