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Westpac puts Australia on bad banking leaderboard
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
Global banks have paid out around US$10.5 billion in fines so far this year, with Westpac taking out third place thanks to the AUSTRAC scandal. The research, provided by Finbold, listed the top 10 biggest fines paid by global banks with US institutions ...
AMP Capital buys digital infrastructure firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... the way to further grow the company's pan-European fibre operator strategy," he said. VX Fiber's network runs from Umea, Sweden, and operates in South Africa and the UK. It has a partnership with local council Grosvenor Estate, near London, to operate ...
AMP Capital sells clean energy company
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
... 100% equity stake from previous owner EQT Infrastructure. Adven provides energy infrastructure for businesses in Finland, Sweden and Estonia. Some of its services included district heat solutions, regulated gas distribution and the supply of geothermal ...
Official recession not that scary: Economists
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... economic damage and relatively fewer lives lost than most nations, including the US, the UK and most of Europe, including Sweden, which has taken a different path than many others," Underwood said. "Australia's fight against the virus hasn't ...
Chief economist update: Could COVID-19 dissenters be correct?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... allowed people to keep living largely as normal. Stores and restaurants remained open - so too did many schools." What has Sweden got to show for this? According to Euro News' report as on July 28: "With a COVID-19 death toll of 5700, Sweden's ...
Pension fund in divestment hoax
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
Global climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion has come under fire after it posed as Sweden's largest pension fund and claimed it was divesting from all companies with operations in fossil fuels. On June 29 a website purporting to be that ...
Chief economist update: The All Ords' ups, downs and ups
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
... good year ... until COVID-19. Efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic have prompted governments everywhere - except Sweden - to impose social isolation and business lockdown measures, effectively freezing economic activity, resulting in almost equivalent ...
Chief economist update: The ECB's PEPP economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
... the expected €80-€100 billion. Hopefully, it would change dissenter nations' - Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden - stance against the European Commission's recent proposal for a €750 billion recovery plan and a 2021-27 budget of ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... All well and good, every little bit helps. However, fiscally responsible members -- Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden - are against the idea of paying for the debts of their more profligate neighbours. Moreover, just as the Ricardian equivalence ...
Chief economist update: Will emerging markets be first to emerge?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
... affiliations, responses by governments - rich and poor - have been the same all over the world (well, almost except notably Sweden), restrictions on social interaction, business lockdowns, and those that could, working from home. Frozen economic activity ...
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