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Discover the best performing asset class of 2023: Mercer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
... place, international equities (hedged) posted a 21.7% return. The hedged returns were slightly lower due to the Federal Reserve raising rates higher than the Reserve Bank of Australia in 2023. Global small caps (unhedged) achieved a 15.62%, followed ...

Vanguard chief executive Tim Buckley to retire

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... company's Asia-Pacific chief investment officer. Davis is also a member of the US department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets.

RBA anticipated to delay interest rate cuts

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
... Solomon anticipates that while the RBA may eventually slash rates late in the year, it will likely act after the Federal Reserve (Fed) initiates its own cuts, which are not expected to start before May, in line with recent indications from Fed chair ...

Inflation data not encouraging: Powell

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2023
... tensions are highly elevated and pose important risks to global economic activity. "Our institutional role at the Federal Reserve is to monitor these developments for their economic implications, which remain highly uncertain," he said. "Speaking for ...

Don't believe inflation hype, says Pendal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2023
... of disinflation in the US and now we've had the first tick up, and somehow the media is extrapolating that the Federal Reserve is on the case and it's all going to end in the crapper," he said. "There's a lot of commentary on a possible '70s-style, second ...

Federal Reserve raises interest rates to a 22-year high

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUL 2023
... committed to bringing inflation back down to our 2% goal," he said. "Price stability is the responsibility of the Federal Reserve. Without price stability, the economy doesn't work for anyone. In particular, without price stability we will not achieve ...

Major economies buoyed by tight jobs market

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUL 2023
... interest rates in early 2022," Deloitte Access Economics partner Stephen Smith said. It would be no surprise if the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates further off the back of a buoyant labour market. Smith expects that a rate hike is on the cards ...

Federal Reserve plans upping capital requirements

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUL 2023
The US Federal Reserve has proposed a regulatory overhaul in which the nation's largest banks would be forced to hold more capital in hopes future meltdowns in the sector can be prevented. Federal vice chair for supervision Michael Barr outlined ...

Federal Reserve holds rates steady

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUN 2023
Despite persistently high inflation, the Federal Reserve has chosen to keep the current target range for the federal funds rate at 5-5.25%. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) opted to hold the funds rate steady, citing the need to assess additional ...

US default risk: Are credit default swaps signalling trouble?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2023
... with the debt ceiling currently not raised. Should the debt ceiling not be raised by the x-date, he forecast the Federal Reserve to prioritise interest and principal payments on federal securities. Moreover, contingency plans are in place to deal with ...
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