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Chief economist update: We're all Victorians now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
... (news.com.au). The Australian Federal government is also expected implement spending measures in aid of Victoria. For as Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared, "We're all Melburnians now when it comes to the challenges we face ... We're all ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... haven't seen this sort of thing in Australia since the end of the first World War..." This was how Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the coronavirus outbreak shortly after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a pandemic ...
Chief economist update: The All Ords' ups, downs and ups
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
It seemed so long ago and far away now but it was only a year ago that the All Ordinaries index broke above its all-time high recorded in 2007 before climbing to a new peak in February this year. The mood was good: The US and China have reached a trade ...
Chief economist update: Premature easing will cost more lives, more rupiahs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... movers in the fight against containing the spread of infection from the coronavirus pandemic. On March 24, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered one of the strictest lockdowns of any country in the world, warning that: "If we don't manage these ...
Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's lifting of the state of emergency in the country on May 25 has been rewarded with encouraging indications of recovery in the economy. This is highlighted by the improvement in the au Jibun Bank Japan PMI surveys. ...
First Nations Foundation gets COVID-19 funding
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
... COVID-19 support to women. The foundation was one of only four recipients of this funding from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. It has designed an online educational series in collaboration with Indigenous financial experts and female community ...
ISA responds to calls for SG freeze
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... the staged increases in people's super that are locked in law," ISA chief executive Bernie Dean said. "The Prime Minister and Treasurer wouldn't want to risk a generation of Australian workers being dumped on the pension to be their lasting legacy ...
ATO cracks down on ERS misuse
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... into super early comes with a hefty price tag and should only be done as a last resort. We will work with the Prime Minister and the Treasurer on how we can regrow balances after this scheme, because we all pay, through higher taxes, for more people ...
Unemployment hits 21-year high
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... 45% of those jobs lost in May. Youth unemployment is now at 16.1%. "These are devastating unemployment numbers." Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the past three months have been tough for Australia with the destruction of 38 consecutive months of job ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... same time, the FTSE-100 index cratered from a high of 7104.0 points pre-Brexit to 5534.0 points after then UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced the Brexit referendum in February 2015. It had been a rough ride heading into Brexit. As well as claiming ...
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