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|While Australia may not be "at the front of the queue for a safe and effective vaccine", it's certainly leading much of the world in strengthening its economy.|
|Despite the resurgence of infections and variants of the virus, most companies around the world have adapted operations to the "new normal". With governments and central banks providing succor, what could go wrong?|
|Just like the myth of Europa, Eurozone equities are riding on the back of a bull.|
|If its current predicament is anything to go by, recent upgrades of its 2021 expected growth from the OECD and IMF might need to be toned down, or worse.|
|If the International Monetary Fund's latest projections are correct, Australia's CPI inflation won't reach the mid-point of the Reserve Bank's 2-3% target until 2026 when it's forecast to increase by 2.4%.|
|Latest activity indicators further enhance the US economy's already improving outlook.|
|US consumer confidence has rebounded to its highest level since the onset of the pandemic in America in March last year. This is hardly surprising with cases of coronavirus infections dropping, vaccine distribution running on full steam, a strengthening ...|
|The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy settings as is at its latest meeting, and it seems it has no plans of letting up anytime soon.|
|There's a good chance Australia's GDP growth could be revised higher again which, if true, would boost consumer and business confidence and income taxes while reducing welfare payments.|
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While the events of 2020 showed superannuation funds manage liquidity well, funds should consider the extent to which they rely on certain asset classes for liquidity, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has said.
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Challenger's multi-boutique business will distribute the $54 billion Impax Asset Management's sustainability strategies in Australia and New Zealand.
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Nearly 20 years after ETFs started trading in Australia, their total assets crossed $102 billion at the end of March.
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A new report finds that it is possible for financial advisers to attract young clients and convince them about the benefits of advice and life insurance using new strategies.
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