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Super funds squander member money: Bragg
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... opacity. Appearing at an Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia event, in which he engaged in a political debate with Labor member Daniel Mulino, Bragg criticised the level of self-interest both retail and industry funds have exhibited over ...
Chief economist update: As luck would have it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
... the verge of re-opening its borders. News.com.au writes that: "Opposition employment spokesman Brendan O'Connor said Labor was concerned the encouraging figures would convince the Government it could do less to support the economy and the almost ...
Chief economist update: Zero beyond 2023
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020
... range for the federal funds rate at 0 to 1/4 percent and expects it will be appropriate to maintain this target range until labor market conditions have reached levels consistent with the Committee's assessments of maximum employment and inflation ...
ISPT writes down assets
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
... lineup of super stakeholders called before the committee today was selected by the Liberal Party and that requests by the Labor Party to have those funds that fronted the Royal Commission appear were ignored. He then accused the Liberal Party of using ...
Chief economist update: V in US recovery at risk
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2020
The US labour market continues to get betterer and betterer. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that total non-farm payrolls rose by 1.37 million in August - in line with market expectations and marked the fourth straight month of increase ...
SMSF member increase bill reintroduced
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... 2018/19 budget and was introduced in the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 1) Bill 2019 but was knocked back by Labor. The bill was reintroduced this week by assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology ...
AMP does not treat advisers fairly: Poll
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
... payments to licensees, short notice periods provided to licensees exiting the business and restraint of trade provisions." Labor senator Deborah O'Neill has called for an inquiry into the treatment of AMP advisers. She said AMP terminated businesses ...
Labor says yes, economists say no to SG rise
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
Former Labor Prime Ministers Kevin Rudd and Paul Keating have slammed the possibility the Liberal party may ditch the planned rise to the super guarantee as economists warn against it going ahead. Speaking at a socially distanced press conference, Rudd ...
Liberal senator slams super
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020
... upper house yesterday when Liberals, who have been working for major retirement savings reforms, launched an attack against Labor. Queensland LNP senator Gerard Rennick accused Labor of propelling communism and Marxism and declared the revolutionary ...
Chief economist update: Fed heads for the mountain
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020
... - the non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment (or "u-star") because of the "muted responsiveness of inflation to labor market tightness". The chart below affirms Powell's statement. US inflation remained muted (below or not much above the ...
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