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Chief economist update: Credit ratings downgrades versus fiscal salvation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) acted quickly in response to the coronavirus outbreak. In an emergency meeting on March 16, the Japanese central bank announced it would buy ETFs at an annual pace of ¥12 trillion, double its J-REIT purchases to ¥180 ...
Cashwerkz announces new chief executive
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
... management teams. Prior to that, Lechte worked at UBS for 14 years holding a number of roles including the head of Asia and Japan for fixed income and debt origination, head of fixed income for Australia and head of fixed interest trading Australia. ...
BlackRock appoints Asia Pacific ETF head
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... Pacific. Rimmo Jolly is currently Citi's regional head of ETF and index sales and business development for Asia Pacific and Japan. In his new role, Jolly will be tasked with growing iShares' market share in the region. He reports to BlackRock's head ...
UBS says goodbye to ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... client-centric portfolios focused on delivering alpha." The funds that are closing include three international ETFs (Europe, Japan and US sub-indices of MSCI), two Morningstar Australia ETFs and a cash ETF. Together they had about $63 million in assets ...
Mirae appoints wholesale distribution lead
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
... about five years and currently manages about $300 million for Australian institutional investors in two Asian equities (ex Japan) strategies that are managed by a Hong Kong-based team: the Asia Sector Leaders Equity Fund and Asia Great Consumer Equity ...
Chief economist update: Water, water everywhere and not a fish to catch
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2020
The entire Ong household is now working from home. I still have two adult "babies" living at home but I'm not complaining, they pay rent and help with the household chores - home-made freshly-cooked dinners are gratis. We're one of the lucky ...
Best, worst equities performers in COVID-19 sell-off revealed
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2020
... market volatility that has stripped billions from the world's bourses, Morningstar research shows. The MSCI AC Asia EX Japan benchmark declined by 10% during the COVID-19 sell-off, while the emerging markets benchmark fell by 15%. This isn't ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
Friday the 13th isn't so unlucky after all as it turned out to be a rally day on Wall Street. The S&P 500 index surged by 9.3% while the Dow and the Nasdaq pole-vaulted by 9.4% the day after US President Trump's declaration of a national emergency ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... of eligible loans. In addition, ECB banking supervision allowed banks to lower capital ratios... (Factset). The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is expected to follow its brethren when its Board meets next. Then there's the People's Bank of China and the ...
Equities not that expensive: Hamish Douglass
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 9 MAR 2020
... that are slightly less than 1%. "And we have a number of countries around the world, we could think of France and Germany, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, they have negative interest rates right at the moment." Quoting Warren Buffett, Douglass said the value ...
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