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|... and the reversal in consumer sentiment does not bode well for increased spending going forward. The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment declined 2.3% to 103.6 in August from 106.1 in July. While optimists still outnumber pessimists ...|
|... solid business activity in the near-term, and are higher than through much of H2 2016." (NAB) "The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Unemployment expectations fell by 3.1% in March pushing the Index back to around the levels in December." (WBC) Even ...|
|... indicating that workers are discouraged from looking for jobs. This is underscored in the February Westpac Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment survey that showed "unemployment expectations" increased by 3.1% this month - suggesting more consumers ...|
|... sentiment fell by 4.8 per cent to 105.0 points in December, from 110.3 in November, according to the Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment. It was the lowest level of the index since July, The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 39.4 ...|
|... Australia (RBA) should be cutting by 50 basis points - not the usual 25 bips - and now. The latest Westpac Melbourne Institute consumer confidence survey underscores growing clamour for an RBA rate cut. Australian consumer confidence fell to an eight-month ...|
|... Interestingly, sentiment toward family finances over those of a year ago was the one component of the Westpac Melbourne Institute's consumer sentiment index that rose 3.3 per cent. Perhaps more remarkable was that sentiment toward the economy in a year's ...|
|... the Housing Industry Association of Australia will release new home sales data for March, and the Westpac Melbourne Institute Leading Index of Economic Activity also is released. In company news, Zinifex Ltd unveils its third quarter production report ...|
|... strength of consumer demand. It was more than the one-off effect of rising fuel and banana costs. The Westpac Melbourne Institute monthly index of consumer sentiment has risen by 3.9 per cent over this last month to be just 3 per cent below its high ...|
|... consumer sentiment rose again in August to another 10-year high, according to a key measure today. The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of consumer sentiment rose 0.1% to 119.6 in August from 119.5 in July, adjusted. Westpac global head of economics ...|
|Australian consumer sentiment rose modestly in May, in the wake of the federal Budget. The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of consumer sentiment rose by 0.3 % in May to 115.7. This follows a 1.1% gain in April. However, consumer sentiment is still ...|
AIA Australia's newly launched advice business has named a chief executive to lead its efforts, as the life insurer brings some Commonwealth Financial Planning advisers into the fold.
Yesterday's Standing Committee hearings on financial advice suggested the corporate regulator and industry superannuation funds are the only ones benefiting from increasing costs.
The superannuation startup geared at self-employed workers is looking to raise $1.5 million, as it sets it sights on 60,000 members in five years.
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has made changes to its procedures to weed out complaints where the consumer didn't really suffer any financial harm.
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