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Chief economist update: Home sweet home

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
... commitments for new dwellings in the month of April (following a 14.8% decline in the previous month) because "the HomeBuilder grant was reduced from $25,000 to $15,000 effective from 1 January 2021 and was closed to new applications from 14 April 2021". ...

Chief economist update: What a difference an Australian year makes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... Morrison government and the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) swift and forceful responses. JobKeeper, JobSeeker, Homebuilder, among others, and the RBA's stimulative policies -- helped keep this "land girt by sea" afloat. So much so that, in ...

Chief economist update: Inflation lifted by smokers with young children and homebuilders

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021
Australia's consumer prices continue to recover from the 1.9% drop in the June 2020 quarter - the largest quarterly fall in the 72 year history of the CPI. However, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that the country's headline inflation ...

Real estate proves resilience: CoreLogic

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
... She added that institutional interventions will continue to shape the profile of property buyers, particularly as HomeBuilder is extended at a reduced rate into Q1 2021, and regulators monitor prudential lending standards.

Chief economist update: Australia is out

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The government for its fiscal support measures - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, HomeBuilder; the RBA for its quick response in providing liquidity; and us, Australians all, for generally following social distancing ...

Chief economist update: Budget me this Batman

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
... economics) - "in the long run we are all dead". Were it not for the government's largesse - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, HomeBuilder - us, Australians all, would be "dead" now or are dying... or our economy is. This is evidenced in recent stat and survey ...

Funding for housing to decrease

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... reduce that spending by 35.5% by 2023-24. It said the decrease will be primarily driven by the ending of the COVID-era HomeBuilder scheme. In addition, the government said the decline is due to the planned completion of both regional and urban developments. ...

Chief economist update: Gone fishing

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... August 14, he offered a different prescription. "Give man a fish" - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, Backing Business Initiative, HomeBuilder initiative - "and you feed him for a day" (these schemes have limited the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic on ...

Chief economist update: Australian recession - the next generation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... rebound in the domestic economy starting in the September quarter. More so, given Mighty Mo's recently-announced Homebuilder initiative - A$25,000 grant for homebuilders and renovators - that should support the construction sector and the property ...

Fed gets green light

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 AUG 2017
US data releases dumped on our screens overnight, combined with easing US/North Korean tensions, provide another green light for the Fed to proceed with policy normalisation. Balance sheet unwinding and another rate hike before 2017 turns into 2018 ...
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