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HESTA returns 9.1% to members

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2024
... public financial markets, even as interest rates remained above 4% over the financial year. However, she cautioned that recession triggers are still a looming threat in Australia and many other developed countries. Challenges for investors include "persisting ...

New Zealand exits recession

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2024
... reported 0.2% GDP growth in the March quarter following two consecutive quarters of decline, putting to bed its technical recession for the meantime. The economy was buoyed by electricity, gas, water, and waste services; rental, hiring, and real estate ...

ECB drops interest rates to 3.75%

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024
... cloud the outlook for financial stability. "While financial stability conditions have improved in line with reduced recession risks and lower inflation, it remains crucial that we build further on the resilience of the financial system in the light of ...

Recession signs: Economic growth has 'ground to a halt'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
... some increase in consumer spending, it has still gone backwards in per-capita terms, which he said could be signs of a recession, he added. "Real consumer spend per person has fallen for five consecutive quarters. Such an outcome would normally be associated ...

Value versus growth: Market expectations in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
... according to Antipodes portfolio manager Vihari Ross. The initial forecast for this year included six rate cuts and no recession, which is an unlikely scenario. She said Jerome Powell has emphasised the need to closely monitor data. Inflation has decreased ...

S&P/ASX200 tipped to hit 8300: VanEck

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
... 10% to 8300 by the end of the year, VanEck predicts, as Australia will also continue to avoid the "most anticipated recession" that never happened. Australia's blue-chip stocks are poised to surge further after skyrocketing to 7800 in recent months. ...

Powell backflips on rates pushing back RBA cut expectations

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
... tightening policy hitting hardest in a few months, during the middle of the 2024, but on balance, Australia should avoid a recession with the RBA holding the cash rate at 4.35% until at least 2025." This comes as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

Why this fundie sees the economy making a hard landing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
... said. Internationally, an investor note from Ophir Asset Management casts a similarly grim outlook. The Sahm Rule, a recession indicator that signals that a recession begins when the three-month moving average of the unemployment rate rises by 0.5% or ...

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... confidence, particularly data from retail sales, is still in negative territory and sits at a low not seen since the 1990s recession, Paton said. "Don't expect to see the consumer tilt towards eustress in any great hurry. It might take more than ...

Managed account FUM closes in on $200bn milestone

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
... rate of 12.11% in 2023," Milliman practice leader, Australia Victor Huang said. "The subsiding inflation data, receding recession risk, along with the tech sector growth were key drivers for the strong equity performance and provides a positive platform ...
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