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Economic recap: Week to October 15

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... index was little changed to 93.20 from 93.16. Not even when on the same day of the release, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that remains on the up and up. The annual headline inflation rate increased to a 13-year high of 5.4% in September ...

Chief economist update: US inflation may not be as transitory as the Fed believes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
... in determining its next policy move only a month apart? Wall Street rallied last month when the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the US economy added 266,000 jobs in April, well-below market expectations for a nearly 1 million gain (978,000 ...

Chief economist update: The devil's in the headline US payrolls number details

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
... would reduce its policy accommodation in the very near future. The day was June 4 - the day the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the economy generated only 559,000 jobs in May, missing consensus expectations for the creation of 650,000 ...

Chief economist update: A half-glass full look at inflation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... over the week that was. Concerns over US inflation eased somewhat at the start of last week after US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed disappointing labour market stats. The US economy added 266,000 jobs in April, well below market expectations ...

Chief economist update: Inflation scare

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... policy accommodation sooner than its peddling, sparked by resurgent concerns over inflation. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that headline inflation rose by 0.8% over the month of April - the biggest increase since June 2009 and four ...

Chief economist update: Bad news is good news is back

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
... and up on May 7 - the Dow and the S&P 500 index even rallied new record highs -- the same day the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed disappointing labour market stats. The US economy added 266,000 jobs in April, well-below market expectations ...

Chief economist update: Disappointing jobs results raise Biden's stimulus bid

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
Talk about perfect timing. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) disappointing update on the state of employment in America couldn't have come at a more opportune time - the time when fresh president of the US, Joe Biden, is bidding the Congress ...

Chief economist update: V in US recovery at risk

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2020
The US labour market continues to get betterer and betterer. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that total non-farm payrolls rose by 1.37 million in August - in line with market expectations and marked the fourth straight month of increase ...

Chief economist update: Good US employment news is not so good

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 AUG 2020
... There's good news and bad news in the US labour market report for July. First, the good news: The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that total non-farm payrolls rose by 1.8 million in July - more than market expectations for an increase ...

Chief economist update: Bad news is good news returns?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2018
... S&P 500 index by 1.3% and the Nasdaq Composite by 1.9% the day the music should have died when the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) confirmed that inflation was indeed lifting. Headline CPI inflation rose by 0.5% in the month of January following ...
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