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Office workers burnt out: Research

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... withdrawal from others, emotional fragility and physical symptoms like headaches, nausea, and low libido. The World Health Organisation has officially recognised burnout as an "occupational syndrome" in its International Classification of Diseases.

Chief economist update: The do-nothing Fed

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
... almost always never do. Case in point, in its December 19, 2019 dot plot - before China alerted the World Health Organisation (WHO) of coronavirus infections in Wuhan (on 31 December) - shows the Fed's median forecasts for the fed funds rate to remain ...

Chief economist update: The virus, the vaccine, the variant

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021
... could lead to a stronger recovery than currently projected." What a difference a few months make. The World Health Organisation (WHO) named the virus COVID-19 on February 11 last year and declared it a pandemic exactly a month after on 11 March 2020. ...

Chief economist update: Europe, we have a problem

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
... celebration). Eased social and lockdown restrictions were just what the virus needed to re-spread. Based on World Health Organisation (WHO) tally, the total cases of infections to date have risen by 644% in France since the end of June; by 320% in Spain ...

Chief economist update: No Karens in China

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... Beijing, where the outbreaks were brought under control in just about two weeks. As early as February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report stating that, "China's bold approach to contain the rapid spread of this new respiratory ...

Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... was how Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the coronavirus outbreak shortly after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a pandemic in mid-March as the Federal government imposed stricter social distancing measures. The words ...

Super advocate takes FSC to task over TPD tests

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2020
... working hours due to COVID, might have seen their TPD coverage change from June 11, three months after the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. As such, Loane said the initiative is designed to ease any concerns people ...

Fund pulls mandate, alters pandemic definition

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
... advisory, notification, declaration or other similar publication is issued by the Australian Government or World Health Organisation (WHO). Now it defines pandemic illness as: An illness in respect of which QInsure, after consultation with the QSuper ...

Chief economist update: Bad news is good news is back

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
... reading of 27.98 on the day which is the lowest reading since 26 February this year (two weeks before the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic). Then again, in the current world of high volatility, one day's gain could be wiped ...

Chief economist update: Annus horribilis with a vengeance

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
... Grexit and Brexit. Andrew Bailey, who succeeded Carney effective 16 March 2020 (three days after the World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus as a pandemic) is now looking at the mother of all recessions (depression?) at least in our lifetime ...
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