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|"I see trees of green, red roses too..." Louis Armstrong's immortal classic played on my head as rain started pouring on this burning land - even did a rain dance in my backyard - and meteorologists forecast more to come that hopefully extinguishes ...|
|The highly anticipated US-China 'phase one' trade agreement has finally come to pass - signed, sealed and delivered on January 15. The deal involves China committing to buy at least an additional US$200 billion worth of US goods and services ...|
|In between coughs on this smokey, hazy summer's day in Melbourne - yes, the bushfires are still raging and I can smell and taste the smoke as I write - two headlines caught my attention this morning. The first one is from Reuters (14 January 2020) ...|
|The world economy would advance by 2.5% this year, a tad stronger than the "post-crisis low" of 2.4% estimated for 2019. This is the World Bank's prediction contained in its January 2020 'Global Economic Prospects' report, noting that: "While ...|
|With the bushfire inferno still raging, Australia needs all the good news it could get ... and it's arrived. The All Ordinaries index surged by 0.7% to a new record high of 7041.9 points and the Australian dollar appreciated by 0.6% to US$0.6901 ...|
|"MPs voted to give third reading to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) by 330 to 231 - a majority of 99 - which allows the bill to sail through to the House of Lords where peers will begin line by line scrutiny next week." This the latest news from ...|
|Crude oil prices rose in the early months of the New Year on the escalation of tensions between the US and Iran after an American drone strike in Iraq on January 3 that killed Qassem Soleimani -- the head of Iran's elite Quds military force. The ...|
|What's a central bank to do if after so many years of policy accommodation it still couldn't hit its target? Move the goalpost, of course. The US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates three times (by 75 basis points) last year from 2.5% to ...|
|"From a practical perspective, big, impactful and very novel disasters will, hopefully, lead to stronger action to both mitigate emissions and also plan for impacts..." This was Ketan Joshi's - University of Sydney science graduate and international ...|
|What could have been a good start to the New Year for financial markets - the US and China are set to sign the "phase one" trade deal agreement on January 15 and Brexit has become less uncertain - marred by renewed war (the real war) tensions between ...|
Australia's largest superannuation funds and wealth companies have largely cut back on their advertising spends over the past five years, documents from the Standing Committee on Economics show.
The former head of advice of the $57 billion superannuation fund has launched a new advisory aimed at working with super funds and dealer groups to develop better models of delivering advice.
For the first time, climate crisis and environmental degradation have taken out the top five spots in a list ranking the risks most likely to impact the world over the coming decade.
Powerwrap has signed an agreement in what could be its second-biggest client after Escala Partners and a new line of business for the platform.
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