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Chief economist update: Cheaper prices not a bargain
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
Down, down, prices are down ... big time! The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that the country's headline inflation dropped by 1.9% in the June quarter - the largest quarter on quarter decline in the 72-year history that the statistician ...
Chief economist update: As low as Lowe will go
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 NOV 2019
The RBA's growth and inflation forecasts and the Taylor Rule calls for just one more rate cut next year. So there we have it ladies and gents, the answer to every Australian's question du jour, how low will domestic interest rates go? I posed ...
Chief economist update: The back-to-back rate cuts Australia has to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... expect one (to 0.75%) or two (to 0.50%) more interest rate reductions would do it. But what does the time-tested Taylor Rule - a monetary-policy rule that stipulates how much the central bank should change the nominal interest rate in response to changes ...
Chief economist update: Fed plans for Trump contingency
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
... Rule' prescribe? For quick reference, here's Wikipedia's definition (yes, yes I know): "In economics, a Taylor rule is a monetary-policy rule that stipulates how much the central bank should change the nominal interest rate in response to ...
Chief economist update: The power of one
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
... from two rate HIKES to one rate HIKE to NONE. Financial Standard was also the first to prescribe that , based on the Taylor Rule, Australia's official cash rate should be 1% - two rate cuts - on February 6; three months before the RBA acknowledged ...
Chief economist update: Like Britney Spears, Financial Standard's done it again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
... record highs. Then again, you, I and Irene, will have to wait for how these new developments pan out, plug it into the Taylor Rule formula and gaze at its prescient recommendation.
Chief economist update: Lock in two RBA rate cuts
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
... interest rate in response to changes in inflation, output, or other economic conditions." (Wikipedia). Applying the Taylor Rule formula, given the relative deviations of inflation (1.4% average of trimmed mean and weighted median) from target (2.0%-3.0%) ...
Chief economist update: Cash rate should be 1%
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2019
... required level of interest rate for a given state of the economy. Plugging in growth and inflation, Australia's "Taylor Rule" measure says, that the official cash rates should be at 1.0%. The two rate cuts camp has it! New York Fed President John ...
Chief economist update: A prelude to a rate cut?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 DEC 2018
... value index has fallen by 5.7% in the year to November. I don't know if anyone out there still believes in the "Taylor Rule" but plugging in the recent domestic data - growth, inflation, interest rates - required by the rule in calculating the "appropriate ...
Chief economist update: The Goldilocks rate of interest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 JUL 2018
... neutral rate of interest that matters more - what is the signal the flattening yield curve is trying to convey? The Taylor Rule according to Wikipedia is "a reduced form approximation of the responsiveness of the nominal interest rate, as set by the ...
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