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|Latest inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics underscore both the Reserve Bank of Australia's prescience and governor Philip Lowe's expectation that the official cash rate will remain low until at least 2024.|
|Just a little more and the spot price of iron ore will be line ball with the all-time high set in February 2011.|
|Wall Street rebounded big time on Friday and, following latest indications, the world's economic recovery is assured.|
|It's bad news day on Wall Street overnight with all four its benchmark equity market indices flashing red. The S&P 500, the DJIA and the Nasdaq dropped by 0.9% each, while the Russell 2000 had a smaller decline of 0.3%.|
|In taking the first step towards normalising monetary policy, the Bank of Canada sends a powerful message that its optimism is more than lip service.|
|At the end of the day, US monetary and fiscal policies will remain not only accommodative but stimulative until they are convinced that recovery has become sustainable.|
|At the current price of US$9,415.00, copper's only 5.9% away from its decade peak; not a tall ask given current strong upward momentum and underlying fundamentals.|
|The Trans-Tasman bubble marks a fresh and significant step into normalising life after the COVID-19 pandemic.|
|If in doubt, remain patient and do nothing. This is the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's philosophy, as demonstrated by its most recent decision on the official cash rate.|
|The Australian recovery will receive extra impetus if the latest confidence surveys are anything to go by.|
Natixis Investment Managers hired an institutional sales director who spent nearly a decade at First Sentier Investors.
The newly merged LGIAsuper and Energy Super have scrapped a weekly administration fee and will retain an annual fee as a result of scale benefits.
Fidelity International launched a climate investing policy with a rating scheme in a bid to halve its carbon emissions by 2030.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has recommended that the Australian Tax Office develop a Bill of Rights' for taxpayers.
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