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|If financial markets are going to time the beginning of the end - that is, when equity markets started their slippery slide into where we are now, it'll be 9 March 2020. That was the day the music died. Sure, equity markets were already sliding ...|
|All good things must come to an end and this 'Lucky Country's' luck appears to have ran out after enjoying 28 years and a bit without an economic recession. Australia has survived economic and financial market upheavals over the past three ...|
|As if reports that China hasn't recorded any domestically-transmitted cases of the coronavirus for several days running aren't good news enough, the latest purchasing managers' survey from the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) provides an early indication ...|
|I would have described him as 'super', but I've already used that moniker in reference to former European Central Bank (ECB) president Marion Draghi when he did "whatever it took" to save the splintering of the single currency region from ...|
|Daily reports of the rising number infections and fatalities from COVID-19 are matched only by tightening restrictions on social interaction and the ever-increasing amount of money released from government and central bank coffers. How wide and far-ranging ...|
|The numbers are in, and the US Economic Policy Institute's (EPI) estimate of unemployment claims, if not right on the dot, was way inside the ballpark. EPI estimated 3.4 million workers filed for unemployment in the week ended March 21, that it ...|
|Wall Street and most other equity markets welcomed reports that the White House and the US Senate have finally reached a deal to unleash a stimulus package worth around US$2 trillion. "Highlights include: $250B in direct payments to Americans; $367B ...|
|"Australia is following in the COVID-19 footsteps of the UK and experts are warning the floodgates are likely to open soon." This statement -- printed by the Australian Financial Review - talked about the rising number of infections in the UK and how ...|
|Think your 30-50% year-to-date loss in your equity portfolio is bad? Just wait until all buyers disappear, consumed by a tiny speck of micro-organism. Remember Murphy's Law? "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong". Monetary and Keynesian stimulus ...|
|Slowly but surely, the wheels of industry - even social life itself - are grinding to a halt. If not for the invention of the internet and various apps, there wouldn't be any commerce or even virtual social interaction that would be taking place ...|
Australia's superannuation sector is fighting a war on three different fronts, as the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to bite.
Significant hikes in group insurance premiums have been put down to the Protecting Your Super reforms - with members of four superannuation funds facing premium increases of 34%.
APRA has asked superannuation funds to submit their in-house modelling on the magnitude of impact they are expecting from the Federal Government's special allowance for early release from superannuation.
Zenith Investment Partners wants to reverse out of its planned $12 million purchase of Chant West's superannuation business, saying the latter has been materially affected since February, but Chant West is digging its heels in.
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