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|Sub-one percent official cash rate here we come! The Australian dollar's near half a cent drop to US$67.84 on the day immediately following the US Federal Reserve's announced a 25 bp cut in the fed funds rate underscores financial markets' ...|
|Two down, none to go! There was division at the Fed - one official wanted a 50 bps rate cut; two wanted the target rate maintained - but after all was said and done, they were outvoted by the majority of seven (led by Fed chair Powell) which didn't ...|
|Oil prices soared after a drone attack on September 14 on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil-processing plant (estimated to produce around 5% of global oil supply). WTI and Brent crude oil prices jumped by 14.6%, to US$62.88 per barrel and US$69.03/barrel ...|
|Freeze frame. Financial markets the world over would be in a sort of suspended animation as they await the conclusion of the US Federal Reserve's September FOMC meeting. This time, there's no "will they, won't they" question to be answered ...|
|Financial Standard already said its piece several days before the European Central Bank's (ECB) September 12 meeting, concluding that: "Super Mario would want to go out with a bang (his last month in office) and do "whatever it takes" to mitigate ...|
|Like the fable of the "boiling frog" - put a frog into boiling water, the frog will jump out, put it in cold/tepid water and bring the water slowly to a boil and it will be cooked to death - the Australian economy is slowly being boiled ... to death. ...|
|The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 gave birth to "non-conventional monetary policy" - where many developed country central banks lowered interest rates to zero/negative and/or engaged in quantitative easing. While these prevented the "Great Recession" ...|
|It's not me, it's you! Yes Virginia, you, I and Irene are very well aware of US president Donald J. Trump's Twitter attacks on the Fed. The last, most significant one was right after US Federal chair Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson ...|
|"There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on -- shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again." - former US President George W. Bush, Nashville, Tenn., 17 September ...|
|There were no back-patting and self-congratulatory remarks this time from Australia's Prime Minister and Treasurer for the Australian National Accounts show that it wasn't a "wonderful set of numbers". Instead, with economic growth slowing to ...|
Insurance in superannuation is now opt-in only for new members under the age of 25 and those with low account balances, after the government's Putting Members' Interest First super reforms passed through the Senate yesterday.
Intrust Super has relaunched its robo-advice offering, increasing the solution's speed while decreasing the user input requirements.
Brett Himbury, the chief executive of the $148 billion industry-super-owned fund manager, is stepping down after a decade in the role in a surprise announcement made this morning.
The Federal Court of Australia has found IOOF did not contravene the Superannuation Industry Supervision Act in the case brought against its APRA-regulated entities by the prudential regulator.
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