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Chief economist update: Second waving, not drowning
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
While we, Australians all, remain glued tracking the mounting cases of infection in Victoria - one that has prompted the New South Wales government to close its borders with its neighbour south of the Murray River for the first time since the Spanish ...
Chief economist update: This rebound is brought to you by the letter V
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
... out or fades away or a vaccine is discovered, Eurozone authorities will next have to contend next with a trade war with Trump. America threatened to impose additional tariffs worth around US$3.1 billion of exports from France, Germany, Spain and the ...
EM winners, losers emerge in COVID-19 struggle
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... pre-pandemic began to reassert themselves." He pointed to tensions between the US and China as a key area of concern. "President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked about the virus's origination in Wuhan and whether China covered it up," ...
Chief economist update: The power of money (and a cure)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
... Facility (SMCCF) - buying corporate bonds (up to US$250 billion) from eligible issuers. In addition, Bloomberg reports that Trump is preparing funding worth around US$1 trillion for infrastructure projects and 5G wireless developments and rural broadband. ...
Chief economist update: US labour market turns V-shaped
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... The Fed's reportedly deliberating unlimited buying of US Treasuries to keep yields at a targeted rate. US President Trump is determined to get a fifth coronavirus relief package, including a payroll tax cut, approved and going.
Chief economist update: Better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
" You're simply the best Better than all the rest Better than anyone Anyone I've ever met..." A great many, if not all Australians, would have had this Tina Turner classic playing in their heads listening to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor ...
Hong Kong financial hub status at risk
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... any further pro-democracy protests and those who advocate for it. Senior officials in the US, including President Donald Trump, have warned that China will risk losing Hong Kong as a financial hub in Asia if the laws are imposed. Currently, Hong Kong ...
Chief economist update: Hong Kong is ours
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... intent to improve national security in Hong Kong (if it sounds familiar, it is, for this is the same "excuse" US President Trump used when he raised tariffs on steel and aluminium in March 2018). To wit: "We will establish sound legal systems and enforcement ...
Sentiment weakens as macro threats loom
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... However, Nikko Asset Management's chief global strategist John Vail believes investors do not expect US President Donald Trump will make any rash decisions prior to the presidential election. "China also seems willing to accept increased pressure ...
March ASX200 volatility worse than GFC
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
The Australian stock market showed greater intraday volatility in March than it did during the peaks of the Global Financial Crisis, according to new research from Allan Gray. Nine trading days in March showed volatility above 10% for S&P/ASX 200, with ...
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