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Credit ratings downgrades versus fiscal salvation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... while at the same time, stressing that it would implement more stimulative measures if necessary. Looking back the Abe government could be forgiven for its confidence that it could quarantine Japan from the bug that's exponentially infecting people around ...
1.5 metres to trigger real estate downfall
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... holding up well, she said. Yoong argued the Australian real estate market had seen a more coordinated response from government, regulators and financial institutions compared to its peers. "We're seeing the banks work with the government and regulators ...
Big banks cop a beating
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... notch for the large Australian banks, with negative factor outlooks." Fitch said support measures implemented by the government, regulators and banks themselves should alleviate some of the asset-quality pressure that will emerge from the downturn, particularly ...
Super should shape up on unlisted valuations: WTW
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... with members looking to switch out of higher growth, equity heavy options to lower risk, cash and bond options." The government's new early access to super program has added another element to the problem. Liquidity issues, Kelly said, are inextricably ...
Trillion dollar stimulus debt debated
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... what is expected to be a trillion dollar debt being scrutinised by politicians. Parliament met today to discuss the government's $130 billion JobKeeper payment, which will see employers impacted by COVID-19 eligible for $1500 per-employee in a program ...
Chief economist update: COVID-infected Aussie stats trickle in
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... before, which included: A reduction in the cash rate target to 0.25%. A target for the yield on three-year Australian Government bonds of around 0.25%. A term funding facility for the banking system, with particular support for credit to small and medium-sized ...
Stimulus is finite: Prime Minister
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
The Australian government has made public the modelling that is informing its COVID-19 response, revealing why the JobKeeper payment works off a six month timeframe. Asked at a press conference how the modelling was helping with the economic response ...
Wholesale property fund revises down valuations
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... funds like AustralianSuper and Hostplus have adjusted their valuations for such assets post COVID-19. Last week, the government asked superannuation funds to submit their approach to the revaluation of unlisted assets , and loss of rental income from ...
No exclusions for frontline workers
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... prior to March 11, FSC member insurers have confirmed there are no exclusions unless the individual has not followed government travel advice.
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... Australian fixed interest Jay Sivapalan. Despite the illiquidity of the bond market, Sivapalan explains, the Australian government and Reserve Bank's fiscal measures are supporting the economy and providing investment opportunities. "Looking at markets ...
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