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Chief economist update: David Australia versus Goliath China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
... and 4% over 2022," the RBA said. The Australian central bank's optimism was almost immediately backed up by the 'OECD Economic Outlook, December 2020' report released on the same day that upgraded the country's growth forecast to a 3.8% ...
Super needs improvement: Report card
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
... system. (Mercer also attributed the drop in rankings primarily to a reduction in the net replacement rates published by the OECD.) Within the sustainability and integrity sub-indices, Australia ranked third and sixth respectively. Australia could improve ...
Chief economist update: Middle Kingdom on top
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 20 OCT 2020
China's cruel to be kind policy continues to pay dividends. Criticised and condemned they may be, but the swift and continued improvement in the economy prove that the Politburo's draconian restriction and lockdown measures implemented at the ...
Tax concessions, infrastructure in focus for budget
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... budget will be more fluid than in previous years. "Treasury's task, and the Reserve Bank's task for that matter, the OECD and others, their task is very, very difficult. And so that's what we will know next week," Morrison said. "If circumstances ...
Chief economist update: Pandemic, what pandemic?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
Like the Energizer bunny, the price of iron ore keeps on going and going and going ... up. And this, despite the coronavirus pandemic still doing the rounds on Earth - ongoing first wave or second wave - with worldometer.com's latest stats showing ...
Chief economist update: Australia's third arrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... less (11.1%); South Korea 5.7%; the US 5.4%; and, India 3.7%. China even purchases more "Made in Australia" goods than the OECD group of nations put together (33.2%). While Australia also buys most of its imports from China (27.7% of total imports) ...
Chief economist update: The W in the second wave
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
... monetary and fiscal stimulus measures, sparked optimism of a V-shaped recovery in the Eurozone. This was underscored by the OECD and the IMF's June 2020 projections. The 'OECD Economic Outlook, June 2020' report showed the Eurozone economy ...
Chief economist update: Australian outlook under COVID-19
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... year - better than the OECD's outlook for all of the G7 countries. While this isn't directly comparable because the OECD provided calendar year forecasts, comparing apples with apples, the OECD's economic outlook report puts Australian GDP ...
Aussie equities stage recovery
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
... to return 17.4% in the second quarter. The report referenced predictions by both the International Monetary Fund and the OECD around the slow global economic recovery. In Australia the IMF expects GDP to fall by 4.5% this year, a 2.2 percentage point ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... The IMF predicts that world economic output will drop by 4.9% this year (after an estimated expansion of 2.9% in 2019). The OECD was more pessimistic, forecasting world GDP growth to contract between 6.0% in 2020 (under a single-hit scenario) and 7.3% ...
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