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Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... Prime Minister Scott Morrison's arm a day before the national roll-out on the 22nd of February this year, this 'Land Down Under' has already been returning to pre-covid normality. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 'Wage ...
Australia in China's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
... and India (3.9%). Australia's exports of goods and services, in turn, account for a big portion (around 24.1%) of the Land Down Under's economy. Whereas, exports to Australia only accounts for 1.9% of China's total exports. So Australian Prime Minister ...
Chief economist update: China keeps on going and going
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020
... S&P GSCI commodity price index) from the 2020 low recorded back in April - good for Australia. Even better for this Land Down Under is that the price of iron ore - Australia's biggest commodity export - has soared to seven-year highs, with positive ...
Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
It keeps getting better and better for Australia. Only yesterday, I penned about things bright and beautiful developing in Australia - its success over containing the second wave and the consequent relaxation of restrictions and re-opening of state ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore to reduce Aussie deficit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... immortal classic at a time when covid-19 continues to afflict most of the world. But the way it's going for this land down under, it wouldn't be a surprise to find Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Reserve Bank ...
Chief economist update: China recovery would have been good for Oz
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... students. These are now on ice, either because of renewed shutdowns and/or visitors themselves defer their sojourn to this land down under.
Chief economist update: Second waving, not drowning
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... foreign relations with Beijing would play out - China has already advised its citizens not to tour and study in the land down under, in retaliation for the Morrison government's call for an inquiry into the beginnings of the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Chief economist update: Australian Renaissance
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
"Renaissance is a French word meaning "rebirth." It refers to a period in European civilisation that was marked by a revival of Classical learning and wisdom. The Renaissance saw many contributions to different fields, including new scientific laws ...
Chief economist update: Bring on Aussie dollar depreciation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JAN 2019
... to settle for staycations. That's good. It would also enticed overseas tourists to visit and spend theirs in this Land Down Under. That's good too. More generally, the floating A$ is doing what it's designed to do. That is, restore equilibrium ...
Budget Eve
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017
... lower if GDP is higher - but it's also consistent with the Reserve Bank of Australia's more optimistic outlook for this land down under. When the RBA released its monetary policy decision last week - unchanged policy - governor Philip Lowe painted a ...
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