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Chief economist update: Good or bad news is good Wall Street news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020
... indications are that the US economy is recovering. The Fed's October Beige Book report showed economic activity and employment continued to improve across all Districts and the outlook mostly optimistic. This followed reports that retail spending ...
Chief economist update: Lowe taking interest rates lower
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... 29,500 workers - 20,100 full-time and 9,400 part-time - lost their jobs over the month. Financial markets expected employment to decline by 35,000 in September and the unemployment rate to climb to 7.1% -- heading to the 7.25% forecasts in the 2020-21 ...
Chief economist update: Money buys happiness
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... can flood the system with money - and business operations can resume - but if consumers aren't confident about employment, handouts and dole-outs and lower interest rates will only be saved as evidenced by the increase in the household savings ratio ...
Chief economist update: Budget me this Batman
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
... settings as long as is required and will not increase the cash rate target until progress is being made towards full employment and it is confident that inflation will be sustainably within the 2-3% target band." Because of them, we could now "see the ...
AMP, former employee settle
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
... substance of the claims made by Cook and intended to vigorously defend the matter. "AMP terminated Ms Baker Cook's employment for misconduct on 21 June 2019 following an external investigation. The investigation found serious breaches by Ms Baker ...
Opposition in opposition: Labor responds
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... spoken out following the budget announcement calling for a Green New Deal that takes action on climate change, fixes employment crisis and ends inequality. Taking to Twitter, Bandt said the Greens will be fighting the tax cuts, which he said are benefitting ...
Budget boosts female participation
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... suffered most acutely in the earlier stages of the pandemic. Between May and August around 270,000 females regained employment compared to 190,000 males. "As the health restrictions have eased, these jobs have started to come back, with 60% of the 458,000 ...
Tax concessions, infrastructure in focus for budget
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... said the Attorney-General has been in discussions with unions and employer groups to find common ground in boosting employment, a lot of which will be generated from higher infrastructure spending. "More affordable and reliable energy. More effective ...
Chief economist update: Morrison manufactures Australia's future
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... end of 2019 - before the pandemic froze economic activity. Consequentially, manufacturing jobs as a share of total employment has also fallen to around 7.1% this year from 16.7% in 1984 (the earliest I could find). The prime minister's initiative ...
Real estate manager launches fresh fund
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
... services retailers. The shopping centre also boasts a prime location, superior car parking and a significant government employment base, the investment manager said. Elanor believes the real estate asset also boasts "significant value-add opportunities" ...
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