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US Fed indicates several more half-percentage rate rises

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... economy into recession." "Of course, a fortuitous mix of productivity gains, unblocked supply chains, increasing labour force participation, financial market resilience and the deft execution of the high-wire act by the central bank could see the US ...

Liberals should liberate Australians from super: Bragg

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... manage their own super funds because of the skill and expertise they have." However, "the early drawdown by certain labour force groups, especially those who have just joined the workforce is not ideal", she added. Akhtar said: "They have not contributed ...

Reserve Bank lifts cash rate target

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
... economic resilience is particularly evident in the labour market, citing the declining unemployment rate and record high labour force participation. "The central forecast is for the unemployment rate to decline to around 3.5% by early 2023 and remain ...

PIMCO lowers GDP growth rate

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
... Second, according to several surveys, US households have higher health anxiety, likely contributing to a larger fall in labour force participation," PIMCO said.

Federation AM partners with BlackRock

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... and solid track record, as well as strong fundamental demand drivers such as increased female participation in the labour force and a flight to quality childcare infrastructure." Both Federation and BlackRock expect initial gross commitments exceeding ...

Chief economist update: It's raining jobs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... historic high of 66.3% recorded in March this year - itself, a positive indicator, as more jobseekers re-enter the labour force amid optimism in finding employment. And why the heck wouldn't Australians see the glass more than half-full? Not when ...

Chief economist: What JobKeeper cliff?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
... 7.5% high recorded in July 2020 and the sixth straight monthly decline in the jobless rate. However, the ABS' "Labour Force" report showed that total employment contracted by 30,600 in April from March as the loss of 64,400 part-time jobs negated ...

Chief economist update: Australians all let us rejoice

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... ABS, "The data was collected during the first half of March, prior to the end of JobKeeper on 28 March. "The April Labour Force release, along with weekly payroll jobs data, will show the state of the labour market after the end of JobKeeper." Perhaps ...

Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle keeps on turning

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
Despite some delays and hiccups in the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine in Australia, cases of infections are virtually next to nil and life had slowly been returning to pre-pandemic normal. So much so, that in its 'Economic Outlook' March ...

Chief economist update: What a difference an Australian year makes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
"For all those times you stood by me... You're the one who held me up Never let me fall You're the one who saw me through it all." -Celine Dion What a difference a year makes, ey? The year 2020 started out disastrous (literally) for the country ...
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