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Chief economist update: Fourth wave threatens Olympics, growth outlook

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
... coronavirus infections in Japan is to blame. Worldometer.info data shows that after dropping to around 1000 per day in early March from peak of more than 6000 daily infections in January, the seven-day average of daily new cases have increased to around ...

Chief economist update: Strike while iron ore cools

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAR 2021
... beginning of the end of the rise and rise in iron ore prices. While down from the US$174.34/metric tonne recorded in early March 2021 (the highest since the US$191.70/metric tonne recorded in February 2011), prices are still up 7.4% to US$167.34/metric ...

IPO outlook positive for 2021

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 JAN 2021
... gains are in line with the performance of the wider market in the second half of the year following the market low of early March," Ohm said. In regards to first-day gains, 74% of all IPOS ended their first day above their listing price with the average ...

Chief economist update: China on my mind

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021
... provides optimism that covid-19, too, shall pass. Australia may not start inoculating its population until late February/early March but with only a 0.1% total cases of infection per million heads and only 0.004% deaths (based on worldometers.info data) ...

ASX delays CHESS replacement again

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
... lingering impact of the pandemic and their ability to cope with trading volumes. Many are requesting more testing. Early March 2020 saw an "unprecedented bursting of daily trade volumes", eclipsing previous records by approximately 3.5 million trades ...

Chief economist update: The next generation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
... index rose by 0.5% on the day, the broader Stoxx 600 rallied by as much as 1.3% and closed at its highest level since early March. The euro currency surged to US$1.15 for the first time since January 2019. It's still a long way away from the EU having ...

Advisers switch platforms amid pandemic

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... communicate with their clients and accelerating their adoption of digital tools. "Since the start of the lockdown in early March, planners have significantly expanded their use of online meetings, email campaigns, digital signature tools and social media ...

S&P warns of record fallen angels

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... below 7% late last month, and reached a three-month low of 5.90% on Monday, June 8, down from double-digit figures in early March," it said. S&P said retail funds investing in US high-yield bonds posted an inflow of US$5.1 billion during the week ended ...

Chief economist update: COVID-19 nightmare makes Brexit a dream

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... After keeping the Bank Rate steady at 0.75% since 2018, it chopped 50 basis points to it in an emergency meeting in early March and by another 40 basis points to 0.1% later that month - as well as increasing its government and corporate bond purchases ...

Sydney boutique shutters fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... but it was closed out prematurely mid-way through the crash as the market became oversold and remained as such since early March." In April, it posted -2.45% returns for the month, as S&P 500 returned 12.68% (in USD) after rallying in the month. "The ...
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