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Chief economist update: It's about human life, not human rights
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... operate," Mr Andrews said. "This will give our police additional powers to make sure people are complying with public health directions..." The actions of a few selfish, stupid, human rights placard-carrying Karens have now further limited the freedom ...
Momentum, quality outperform in 2020: S&P
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... severely dragged the index return and eroded the outperformance of the index." With markets rebounding following a series of health and safety measures, interest rate cuts and stimulus packages, the S&P/ASX 200 rebounded from its March 23 lows. In the ...
Insurers COVID-19 response slammed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... doesn't have a clear purpose. He said ADL assessments are "exploitative of the most vulnerable workers" and make mental health claims exceptionally difficult. "The ADL definition and policies that offer limited cover while full premiums are being ...
Life insurance needs to prove value
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... permanent disability there were 11.1 million covers, 90% of lodged claims were paid and the highest cause of claim was mental health at 25%. For income protection/disability income there were 5.8 million covers in force, 95% of lodged claims were paid ...
Goldman chief faces backlash over DJ set
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... said videos from the event show "egregious social distancing violations". "I am appalled," he tweeted. "The Department of Health will conduct an investigation. We have no tolerance for the illegal and reckless endangerment of public health." In New York ...
FSC reveals life insurance data
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... Cancer is still the biggest killer of both men and women, while women are more likely to claim income protection for mental health reasons, according to the Financial Services Council. The FSC said it is using Life Insurance Awareness week as an opportunity ...
Chief economist update: No Karens in China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... wave in Beijing, where the outbreaks were brought under control in just about two weeks. As early as February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report stating that, "China's bold approach to contain the rapid spread of this new respiratory ...
Hume calls out ERS fake news
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2020
... insurance on accounts where balances are too low." Hume also suggested that she'd like to see some reform in the way mental health claims are handled by life insurers, acknowledging that COVID-19 was likely to have a serious mental health impact over ...
Giselle Roux joins Melbourne boutique
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... currently has about seven impact partners. Future areas of interest for the boutique include: environment and climate, health and education, and sustainable development (such as social housing). "Social and crisis accommodation is particularly amenable ...
Government announces $184bn deficit
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... support measures real GDP is forecast to have fallen sharply in the June quarter by 7%. However, they said, the easing of health restrictions in line with the health advice is expected to deliver an increase in economic activity from the September quarter. ...
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