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2020: Year of the fragile economy
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JAN 2020
... 20. Markets have been shaken by the recent hostilities, including a revenge-style attack by Iran on US military bases in Iraq. Thankfully, markets rebounded overnight after Trump stated that Iran was "standing down", indicating there would be no armed ...
Chief economist update: The rise and fall of oil
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 JAN 2020
... the early months of the New Year on the escalation of tensions between the US and Iran after an American drone strike in Iraq on January 3 that killed Qassem Soleimani -- the head of Iran's elite Quds military force. The price of Brent oil went up ...
Rising tensions to weigh on markets: Moody's
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
... tensions between the United States and Iran are not a new development the significant escalation following a US drone strike in Iraq, which killed Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani, has caused concerns over the effect on global markets. Moody's ...
Chief economist update: Australia burns
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
... Brexit has become less uncertain - marred by renewed war (the real war) tensions between the US and Iran. A US airstrike in Iraq on January 4 killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds military force and one of the most powerful figures ...
Women in Super: A year of accomplishments
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2019
... sued the UK Ministry of Defence for sex discrimination and failing to acknowledge her role in a hostage rescue operation in Iraq. She won the landmark case and the high-profile news story helped precipitate new laws protecting the rights of women and ...
Chief economist update: Oil to slide into 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 OCT 2019
... But it is early now, things will be clearer in November" and that "they want to make sure that countries like Nigeria and Iraq reach 100% compliance first as they have promised". But even with deeper cuts and 100% compliance from all involved, the International ...
Chief economist update: Crude oil slips
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 JUL 2018
If one were to time the genesis of the recent surge in oil prices, it would have to be Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's interview with Time magazine around mid-April this year when he hinted at wanting the price of crude to reach around ...
Staggering annuities can fund retirement shortfall
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2018
... the American Economic Review demonstrating the general aversion to annuities. Following US troops' return from the war in Iraq, an excess 60,000 soldiers were incentivised to retire from service early. Depending on their ranking, soldiers could choose ...
First of three (or more) coming next week
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAR 2017
... re-imposing the "travel ban" on six countries (formerly seven) -- Yemen, Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria and Sudan (now excludes Iraq) show Trump's determination to follow through on his promises. Trump's reflationary policies and the equity market's positive ...
Trump's tweets and deeds
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 FEB 2017
... deeds. Everybody and their dogs would recall Trump's executive order barring the citizens of seven Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen - from US soil for the next 90 days and the suspension of admission of all refugees ...
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