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Australian economy outperforms: Austrade

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
... economy in 2023, according to data highlighted in Austrade's latest report. The data, sourced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), also suggests that nominal GDP will be around $2.4 trillion. "Australia is home to just 0.3% of the world's population ...

US stocks crumble after Jerome Powell's hawkish comments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2022
... SP500 index fell 2.61% after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell flagged aggressive rate hikes. At an International Monetary Fund panel discussion, Powell said: "It is appropriate, in my view, to be moving a little more quickly." He added: "I would say ...

Big tech, interest rates dominate reporting season

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 FEB 2022
... services, and healthcare products," he said. Global debt reached US$226 trillion at the end of 2020, International Monetary Fund statistics show, growing 256% year on year as a result of the pandemic. The consequences of unprecedented economic stimulus ...

PIMCO lowers GDP growth rate

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
... effects of another outbreak in the fourth quarter, is expected to reaccelerate in early 2022. The International Monetary Fund forecasts that Australia's GDP will grow 4.1% this year on the back of increased business activity and international borders ...

How to invest in China: Capital Group

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022
... to China this year, making sure to invest "carefully and in select areas like pharmaceuticals". The International Monetary Fund and US Federal Reserve expect China's economy to grow at a healthy rate, with a forecast growth rate of 5.6% on the back of ...

Regulation, industry to curb greenwashing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... policymakers, must improve classifications of sustainable funds to prevent greenwashing, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF's Global Financial Stability Report said that $20 trillion is required over the next two decades alongside ...

Chief economist update: Copper 10,000

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 20 APR 2021
... fiscal and monetary policy support. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) released in April, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted world GDP to expand from -- 3.3% last year to 6.0% in 2021 and 4.4% in 2022 -- representing a 0.5 and 0.2 ...

Chief economist update: Fourth wave threatens Olympics, growth outlook

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
... it's (not) going for Japan, recent upgrades to its 2021 economic growth made by the OECD and the International Monetary Fund might need to be toned down or even reversed to a downgrade at their next outing. The OECD's March 2021 "Interim Outlook ...

Childcare costs drag women's nest egg

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... The global pandemic continues to threaten women's progress on gender equality, according to the International Monetary Fund. Women faced more challenges given they dominate sectors that require face-to-face contact, such as health, hospitality and ...

Chief economist update: Prepare for lift off

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021
In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted a shallower contraction in world output for the year ended 2020 - minus 3.5%, down from the October forecast of a 4.4% contraction and the 4.9% decline it ...
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