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Industry super steps up SG campaign as RBA weighs in
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... voluntarily and therefore your consumption doesn't move." RBA assistant governor Luci Ellis said the bank was forecasting WPI-base cash wages would grow "a bit slower than they otherwise would," as a result of the scheduled increase to SG. "Given ...
Chief economist update: Low unemployment, low wages growth conundrum
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
... That's Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Chief Economist Bruce Hockman take on the results of the Wage Price Index (WPI) report that showed wages - total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - grew by 2.3% in the year to the March quarter - ...
Chief economist update: Faster wages growth a one-off?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
... That's Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) chief economist Bruce Hockman talking about the results of the Wage Price Index (WPI) report that showed wages - total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - grew by 2.3% in the year to the September ...
Chief economist update: Look ma, inflation ate my wages
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 AUG 2018
... stuck in the very slow 2-2.1% over the past 10 quarters. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Wage Price Index (WPI) report showed that wages - total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses - grew by 2.1% in the year to the June quarter. This ...
Chief economist update: Not before we get a pay rise
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2018
... revelation but it confirms the stagnant growth in wages in the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Wage Price Index (WPI) report and portends that the June quarter would not be much different from the 2.1% growth in the March quarter. "...the ...
Chief economist update: Should have sold in May and gone away
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAY 2018
... help raise company revenues. This should partially partly offset continued stagnant growth in wages - the Wage Price Index (WPI) increased by 2.1% in the year to the March 2018 quarter, unchanged similar growth rates in the December 2017 and September ...
Chief economist update: Australia low on credit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2018
... labour market is improving. However, the improvement is yet to translate into faster wages growth. The Wage Price Index (WPI) grew by 2.1% in the year to the December quarter, marginally above the previous quarter's 2% and not far above the record slowest ...
Chief economist update: The real growth in wages
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2018
... certainly welcomed but nothing to write home about. I speak about the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Wage Price Index (WPI) report that revealed growth in total wages accelerated to 2.1% in the December quarter from 2% in the previous quarter. ...
Chief economist update: RBA sees wages growth recovering but it's not guaranteed
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2018
... points to higher wages growth (therefore underpinning increased consumer spending) than reported in the Wage Price Index (WPI). However, in the same breath, NAB's best scenario is that this only indicates "an extended period of broadly stable, modest ...
'tis the season to not be jolly
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 NOV 2017
... "Grinchy" mood today, it's just the feeling I got after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its Wage Price Index (WPI) report showing that the country's employers continue to play Mr. & Mrs. Scrooge. Wages growth accelerated an eensie-weensie ...
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