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Former Australian Unity adviser banned

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021
... joined in July 2016 and departed in April 2019. From April 2019 Chan was licensed by Infocus before finishing up in September of last year. Prior to Australian Unity, Chan was an authorised representative of Grant Thornton Wealth Advisory from October ...

Chief economist update: The cloud over the rainbow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... but it happened once more in 2019. After lifting the fed funds rate four times in 2018 and preparing the markets in September of that year for a further three more quarter-point increases in 2019, the slide on Wall Street dictated policy and forced the ...

Industry fund promotes for GM role

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
... to hold senior roles with Citigroup Australia, Tower Australia (now TAL) and ING. Madden has been with Rest since September of last year, joining from iCare where he had worked as a consultant for more than four years. Madden joined the state government ...

Chief economist update: Annus horribilis with a vengeance

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... straight quarter in June 1992 and the pound sterling was forced out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) on the 16th of September of the same year - sending the British currency crashing by 18.2% and making George Soros tons of money for betting against ...

Chief economist update: How deep the global recession?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 APR 2020
... ago, the institution downgraded its 2009 growth forecast from 3.9% (in July 2008 before Lehmann Bros collapse in September of the same year) in succession all the way to a global GDP contraction of 1.4% in July 2009. As late as October 2009, the IMF ...

Chief economist update: The yen to dictate if BOJ turns words into action

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
... easing (QQE) with negative interest rates (in January 2016) and expanded further to "with yield curve control" in September of the same year. Since then, it's let its mouth do the policy adjusting - or in the vernacular, verbal intervention. It did ...

Chief economist update: RBA holds but for how long?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
... the trend deceleration in annual retail sales growth from a peak of 6.2% in 2014 to 2.2% by August 2017 and 1.6% in September of the same year. And that was before the trade war and the slowdown in global growth momentum, among others. Two and a bit ...

Chief economist update: Global easing

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... expanded to "with yield curve control". The BOJ's target rate had been negative 0.1% since January 2016 and in September of the same year, the BOJ announced: "The Bank will purchase Japanese government bonds (JGBs) so that 10-year JGB yields will ...

Chief economist update: China's slowing fast

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
... other economic data are pointing to further weakness. Industrial production growth slowed to 5.8% year-on-year in September of 2018 - the weakest reading since February 2016 - from 6.1% in August. China's fixed-asset investment increased by 5.4% ...

Chief economist update: Wall Street wails on inflation indications

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2018
... instance, wages also grew at their fastest rate since 2009 in February but slowed over the next three months, the same in September of the same year. But this time maybe different. Stronger household consumption and consumer confidence would certainly ...
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