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Chief economist update: Victoria's victory against the virus voided

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
... Equipment, plant and machinery rose by 9.1% Estimate 2 for 2021-22 is $113,635m. This is 7.9% higher than Estimate 1 for 2021-22 Lest you, I and Irene forget, there's also the A$74.6 billion spending splurge announced on the 11th of May in the 2021/22 ...

MySuper reforms could have downsides

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 OCT 2020
... of investment team performance. The exacting nature of investment ratings often handcuffs the manager to sustain a rating lest they lose investors and inflows," White said. "I have worked with countless boutique fund managers in Australia seeking to ...

Chief economist update: Escape from Victoria

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020
... Australia's biggest state that contributes about 33% to GDP - and growing calls for the state to implement a Stage 3 lockdown lest it suffers Melbourne's fate. In response, the Morrison government is disbursing an extra A$15.6 billion for the ...

Life insurance at tipping point: Industry leaders

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
Life insurance leaders have pushed for immediate and authentic change, lest current legacy business models and products hinder the growth and sustainability of the industry. Speaking at the Financial Services Council's (FSC) 2020 Life Insurance ...

Aussie financial firms struggle to manage risk: Study

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... Accenture urged Australia's risk executives to adapt their approaches to better face the heightened pace of change and threats - lest their organisations face unforeseen consequences. "Risk and compliance functions are undoubtedly under immense pressure ...

Chief economist update: Approaching peak isolation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
... online interaction - Facebook, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Instagram, etc. - can offer. Heck, dating sites are definitely no-go zones lest you be infected and become a "spreader". There's only so much isolation an ordinary person can take. That's why ...

Isolated advisers enter the digital age

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... others, those who haven't been as quick to embrace new technological solutions, social distancing is forcing them to adapt, lest see their business suffer. Already faced with heightened regulatory and compliance pressure, and now a global economic ...

Chief economist update: Coronavirus causes equity market correction

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
... The hardest thing to decide on right here and right now is whether to buy the "correction" or wait a few days/weeks more lest we catch a falling knife.

Tech to topple banking: RBA

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
... Jonathan Kearns, who on Monday at the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in Sydney, argued banks need to evolve lest they topple to 'big tech' data companies. The main risk to banks is the seemingly unstoppable pace of technological change. ...

Chief economist update: The AUD's resilience

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... still below-RBA target inflation, would put upward pressure on inflation which, in turn, encourages consumer spending now lest prices continue increasing in the future. However, the Fed's pause, the ECB's targeted longer-term refinancing operations ...
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