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Chief economist update: COVID-19 eating into jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... new-found hope repeat the short burst of confidence generated with every cent of stimulus announced by the US Federal Reserve - from an inter-meeting 50 bps cut in the fed funds rate on March 3, followed by 100bps reduction on March 15 (that effectively ...
US turns to QE, RBA to follow
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
The RBA has signaled it will begin quantitative easing after the US Federal Reserve implemented QE measures overnight and slashed its interest rate. The Fed's QE measures include a US$700 billion bond buying program, as part of its effort to offset ...
Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... buffer for banks by 150 bp to 1% and said it is prepared to make further rate cuts. These were followed by the US Federal Reserve announcing another "inter-meeting" rate reduction on March 15, this time by a full percentage point to 0-0.25% (following ...
Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
... cut some more. The Morrison government recently announced a A$17.6B ($11.4B) economic stimulus package. The US Federal Reserve cut the fed funds rate by 50 bps on 3 March to 1.25% and announced an additional US$1.5 trillion in new liquidity to help address ...
Chief economist update: A crisis of supply, demand and confidence
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAR 2020
When you read reports that police have tasered a man over an argument over toilet paper, you know that the coronavirus hysteria has come to Australia. This followed news of emptied toilet paper shelves at supermarkets that has now extended to "necessities" ...
Chief economist update: Welcome to the day after tomorrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2020
The day you, I and Irene lost sleep over contemplating the potency of future central bank policy actions, given their sharply reduced firepower, when the next threat to the global economy comes. The coronavirus outbreak has brought that day upon us. ...
Remain liquid, defensive and patient: Schroders
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... central bank intervention is still the main game in town, with ongoing intervention now unanimous with the US Federal Reserve reversing course. "The RBA, ECB and Fed are all on the same page. The power remains in their hands and markets remain complacent ...
Uncertainty remains for global outlook: TCorp
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 JAN 2020
... to evolve. Out of the nine key issues, four are from the US including US jobs growth, US earnings growth, US Federal Reserve easing monetary policy and the US/China Phase 2 Trade Deal. TCorp chief economist, Brian Redican, said while general market consensus ...
Chief economist update: Moving target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JAN 2020
... many years of policy accommodation it still couldn't hit its target? Move the goalpost, of course. The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates three times (by 75 basis points) last year from 2.5% to 1.75%. The stats show that half of its dual mandate ...
Chief economist update: Three cheers for Christmas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 DEC 2019
... tidings ... and they came in threes. First stop, at the conclusion of its December 10-11 FOMC meeting, the US Federal Reserve indicated that it would not cut interest rates further - currently at 1.5%-1.75% -- because, according to chair Powell: "Our ...
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