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Chief economist update: Nerves of steel

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Could it be? Could it be that Westpac's chief economist Bill Evans has just gotten one up on me? Nah Virginia, me don't want to "kill Bill", we economists may not see eye to eye but we stick together. More so that Bill's come around to my ...

What might trigger a sell-off?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
Impressive! Nah Virginia, I refer not to the big bouncy bouncy Wall Street and European equity markets did last night - which almost instantaneously affirmed the rant I scribbled on this space yesterday that "the bad and the bad and the bad" that spooked ...

US$200b a quarter to keep the bulls going

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2014
"Having money isn't everything, not having it is." - Kanye West Nah Virginia, at my (middle) age, I'm not one who enjoys hip hop, techno, punk, goth or beats... let alone rap. But yankee-doodle-dandy rapper Kanye's words aptly describe the fall and ...

Jawbone collection

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 OCT 2014
... bankers came and (re)played it all again. "I get knocked down but I get up again, you're never going to keep me down". Nah Virginia, the world's biggest central banks didn't lift a finger, they merely used their collective jawbones to do the scaring ...

Anticipatory and moderate adjustments had become necessary

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 SEP 2014
... set policy and wish and hope and pray that economic and financial agents react as they wished, hoped and prayed. Nah Virginia, China is a command economy. The Politburo commands and economic and financial agents better do as ordered or... heads will ...

Beggars at war

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 MAY 2014
"War, huh, yeah What is it good for Absolutely nothing." - Edwin Starr Nah Virginia, I'm not referring to the one that's feared to erupt soon after pro-Russian rebels in the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk went ahead with the secession referendum ...
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