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Chief economist update: Australia needs a cheaper A$
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... the July rate cut announcement (from US$0.6967 one day before the announcement). 'Twas only after the strong US employment report (that reduced Fed expectations for a 50 bps cut in July) that sent the A$ back down to US$0.6971. This has also reduced ...
Chief economist update: BOE going the wrong way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
... the inverted US yield curve predicting a looming recession. This has been underscored by the latest disappointing US employment report - up by 75,000 in May, sharply lower than the 224,000 increase in April and expectations for a 185,000 gain. The uncertainty ...
ASA to vote against AMP remuneration
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
The Australian Shareholders Association is set to take a swing against AMP at the wealth manager's AGM next week. ASA will vote against AMP's remuneration report at its annual general meeting next Thursday, as it harbours ongoing concerns about culture ...
And so this is Christmas, another year (almost) over
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2018
The "mother of all eco stats" - the US employment report - has been released. But it was neither here nor there and by the looks of it, it didn't make an iota of a difference that the Fed will raise the fed funds rate by another 25 basis points ...
Chief economist update: Americans who want work will find it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
... release of the US non-farm payrolls report that showed a strong surge in employment and correspondingly rising wages. US employment increased by 250,000 in October after the addition of 118,000 workers on payrolls in the previous month. This is sharply ...
Chief economist update: Friday when the trade war began
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
... opening salvo on the war on trade. Perhaps. Or it could also be that financial markets took comfort in another solid US employment report - non-farm payrolls increased by a much higher than expected 213,000 in June - without a corresponding increase ...
Chief economist update: The uncertainty that is Trump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... by extension, stronger growth - has yet to put pressure on wages and again, by extension, inflation. The latest US employment report showed that average weekly earnings slowed to 2.6% in the year to February, down from 2.8% in the previous month, which ...
America is full
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2017
... November US labour numbers to stop the Fed from delivering its "promised" third rate hike finale for 2017 this week. US employment increased by 228K in November following a 244K gain in October. This is greater than market expectations for a 200K pick ...
US labour market covfefe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 JUN 2017
... (and by extension, the global ones) up or down depending on the indications it presents when it's released. The US employment report for May could not be put in the "good news is good news and bad news is good news" box for while it was a right royal ...
A rate rise on the ides of March?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017
... improvement in other indicators in recent times - similar to the upside surprise in the January payrolls report. US employment increased by 227,000 in January following a 157,000 addition in December and beating market expectations for a gain of 157,000. ...
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