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Banks urged to step up
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe and APRA chair Wayne Byres have called on the big banks to support the Australian COVID-19 recovery, rather than their shareholders. Speaking during a FINSIA webinar, Lowe said over the past decade APRA ...
Chief economist update: The outlook for Australia, according to COVID-19
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
... remains low, the outcomes would be even more challenging than those in the baseline scenario." That, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe's statement - released after the Australian central bank's May 5 meeting (where it kept ...
Chief economist update: No cheers as RBA hits inflation target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
Mission accomplished! This would have been the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) self-congratulatory exclamation after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that annual headline CPI inflation accelerated to 2.2% in the March quarter ...
Chief economist update: Thank goodness for Sorbent
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2020
... 75.6 in April - the biggest monthly decline in the survey's 47-year history -- from 91.9 in March. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe is equally downtrodden. In his recent outing (April 21), governor Lowe proclaimed the Australian ...
HUB24 net inflows up 72%
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2020
Despite global markets crashing in March, HUB24 continued to experience strong net inflows in the quarter of $1.4 billion, with gross inflows of $1.8 billion. The specialist platform said these inflows had been driven by support from its large national ...
The great fall of China
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2020
... fifth and down the line are also in line for contractions in their respective economies. While the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Federal government's stimulus measures would help limit the negative flow-on impact on the Australian economy - as they ...
Macquarie cash offering soars
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020
A Macquarie Bank cash offering has seen record interest as financial advisers look to safeguard their client's wealth amid the COVID-19 crisis. Speaking to Financial Standard , Macquarie banking and financial services head of payments and deposits ...
What's next for income-focused funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... 2019, listed companies paid out about 65% of their earnings as dividends to investors, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia. However, this year is a different story across the world. The European Central Bank has asked banks to defer dividend payouts ...
Chief economist update: COVID-infected Aussie stats trickle in
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
Ho-hum. Financial markets widely expected the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision to keep monetary policy settings unchanged at its April meeting especially so soon after announcing a comprehensive accommodation package the month before ...
Opportunities in fixed interest during crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... look quite stable, he said. "On the rates side, bonds are starting to be quite anchored because the Reserve Bank of Australia has signalled that cash rates will be held at 0.25% for at least the next three years," Sivapalan said. "We've observed the ...
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