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Chief economist update: Synchronised forecasts for a synchronised slowdown
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 OCT 2019
... Reuters ). Cited alleged human rights abuses, use of high-tech surveillance against China's Muslim minority." You, I and Irene could guess, presume and assume but at the end of the day, this is Trump's "Art of the Deal" tactic to get Beijing ...
Chief economist update: Time for a Keynes comeback
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 SEP 2019
... forecast from 3.6% in 2018 to 2.9% (down from 3.2% forecast in May 2019) this year and 3% (down from 3.4%) in 2020. You, I and Irene could only surmise that the OECD's downgrade to its global growth projections already accounted for earlier central ...
Chief economist update: Fed has Trump's trade war number
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
It's not me, it's you! Yes Virginia, you, I and Irene are very well aware of US president Donald J. Trump's Twitter attacks on the Fed. The last, most significant one was right after US Federal chair Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson ...
Chief economist update: RBA not risking market disappointment
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
... kept the official cash rate unchanged at 1.0% at its September meeting. Operative phrase: "as widely expected". You, I and Irene can wax pedantic about some changes in RBA governor Philip Lowe's September statement and that of the previous month ...
Chief economist update: Wheels of US recession in motion
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
... time, signalling a virtual admission that the US economy is, indeed, heading towards cactus avenue. Then again, you, I and Irene don't need any more signalling from the Fed. The inverted US yield curve says so, no matter how it's justified. The ...
Chief economist update: Another RBA rate cut should be enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
... two but three more rate reductions - two this year to 0.75% and one by June next year to 0.5%. Yes Virginia, you, I and Irene would dump the A$ too given these expectations. But just as we've proven the markets and "expert economists" mistaken on ...
Chief economist update: Another rate cut on the cards
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019
... employment index rose to its average level in the month [of May]," it "remains notably weaker than 3 months ago". You, I and Irene could also forget about asking for a top up on our current salaries. The lead and the positive correlation between wages ...
Chief economist update: It'll hurt me more than it hurts you
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
... and the world is being made whole again. The resumption of US-China trade hostilities earlier this month took you, I and Irene back to the future of soggy financial markets and downward pressure on economic growth (and inflation). As at 12:01am on May ...
Chief economist update: Like Britney Spears, Financial Standard's done it again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
... CUT would reignite the bubble in the property market and lift household debt to new record highs. Then again, you, I and Irene, will have to wait for how these new developments pan out, plug it into the Taylor Rule formula and gaze at its prescient r ...
Chief economist update: Policy of patience
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
... its April 30 - May 1 FOMC meeting and decided it best to do nothing but reaffirm its policy of patience, as you, I and Irene expected. "Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Committee seeks to foster maximum employment and price stability. In support ...
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