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TCorp moves to new OneFund structure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2024
As previously flagged, the New South Wales government is moving forward with plans to consolidate several separate investment funds managed by TCorp. In September last year, the state government announced it was reviewing the way NSW's investment funds ...

Betashares expands fixed income range

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2023
... government bond issued by the US Treasury, whose face value and interest payments are adjusted for inflation, as measured by the US CPI. Meanwhile, US10 will provide exposure to US Treasuries with maturities between seven and 10 years. Offering the potential ...

US CPI inflation rate stays stubbornly high

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2023
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% in March, remaining at 5% year on year. NAB economist Taylor Nugent said the US CPI showed welcome, but not overwhelming, progress. "Headline CPI rose less than expected, up 0.1% month on month, and 5.0% year ...

Economic recap: Week to October 8

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
... century ago when the global economy have had its last encounter with stagflation. he first episode came in the mid-1970s. US CPI inflation surged from a low of 2.95% in August 1972 to 12.1% by December 1974 while the US economy stagnated, with annual ...

Economic recap: Week to July 16

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
... eight-consecutive month of decline in the jobless rate. Overseas, the biggest market mover was the faster-than-expected jump in US CPI inflation measures. Overall consumer prices surged by 5.4% in the year to June - the highest since an equal rate in ...

Chief economist update: The greatest challenge of our time

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
... core CPI inflation measures among the world's major economies remain below their stated 2.0% targets. While US core US CPI inflation is at target (2.1% in the year to April), it's preferred inflation gauge - the headline PCE price index is way ...

Clearview overhauls life insurance premiums

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Clearview is introducing a number of pricing changes to its LifeSolutions offering. New LifeSolutions customers will be subject to new pricing structures from 1 March 2019. Stepped and hybrid premiums life and TPD premium rates will be lowered, while ...

Chief economist update: BOE fails market expectations

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2018
... another two more of its forward guided three interest rate hikes this year. This is the message from the just-released US CPI report for April. Despite the continued improvement in the US unemployment rate - down to 3.9% in April - and the continuing ...

Chief economist update: Inflation is heading Fed's way

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018
... minutes revealed that: "all participants expected inflation on a 12-month basis to move up in coming months." The latest US CPI report gives credence to this expectation. The headline CPI shows the annual inflation rate accelerated to 2.4% in March from ...

Inflated attention on September US CPI inflation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 OCT 2017
Heading into last weekend, financial headlines abound over the latest update on US consumer price inflation. Financial market participants keenly awaited its release for clues on future Fed monetary policy direction...or so the headlines say. I say ...
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