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QIC braces against recession risks

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2022
... QIC's investment chief buying in an environment characterised by the impact of COVID-19, geopolitical tensions from the Ukraine war, inflation and climbing interest rates? In this environment, diversifying and building a robust portfolio has never ...

APRA releases annual corporate plan

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2022
... complacent. Global economic conditions are forecast to deteriorate over the period ahead, exacerbated by the ongoing war in Ukraine, while the increases in cost of living and recent flooding events remind us that Australia is facing its own turbulence. ...

BlackRock shutters Russia ETF

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2022
... liquidation process to take some time, given the ongoing sanctions and capital controls in place following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The ETF is expected to remain in existence until the end of the year to allow the fund to sell securities and depositary ...

Treasurer responds to dour inflation, growth

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022
... central bank intervention to combat US inflation, China's management of COVID and Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine which has entailed dire energy, and food security consequences. "Inflation will get worse before it gets better, but it will ...

CPI rises, IMF lowers global outlook

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2022
... "Price pressures continued to flow through to consumers following an oil price shock caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine last quarter, coupled with ongoing easing of COVID-19 restrictions strengthening global demand." "While a cut in the fuel excise ...

Is the wage price spiral narrative a lie?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2022
... foot of the continuing impacts of COVID and a sharp increase in global energy prices associated with Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "While much is made of the link between increases in the costs of inputs (such as the price of oil) and increases in prices ...

Uncertain times calls for portfolio dynamism: Insight

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022
... regulatory changes and environmental, social and governance expectations, through to macro-economic challenges posed by the Ukraine war, the pandemic, and their global economic consequences, call for innovative solutions. "We seek to deploy a dynamic ...

Companies' ESG efforts improve

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUL 2022
... stating their companies made ESG efforts that matched or exceeded what they promote. Despite the impact of the war in Ukraine and an increase in the immediate demand for substitute fossil fuels (including coal) to alleviate higher prices, analysts noted ...

Wealth industry on the cusp of evolution: Report

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2022
... a considerable risk of sustained inflation and much tighter liquidity disrupting economic growth. Moreover, the war in Ukraine raises the prospect of a new era of geopolitical escalation and globalisation, not only in terms of supply chains but also ...

Australia home to high proportion of women billionaires

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2022
... billionaire drops occurred in Russia, with 34 fewer billionaires than last year following Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, and China, where a government crackdown on tech companies led to 87 fewer Chinese billionaires on the list. Still, Forbes ...
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