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|With Biden, Powell and Yellen flooding the US economic and financial system with liquidity, there is no doubt that the tide of economic growth would continue to rise.|
|With its latest decision, the Bank of England is being prudent despite improved economic growth, COVID-19 infection rates and additional stimulus.|
|Despite delays in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, with cases of infections virtually next to nil, life has and can continue to go on as it did pre-pandemic - jabbed or unjabbed.|
|Many a time, China's annual economic growth target had been considered too high/ambitious by economists, international institutions and financial markets. This time is different.|
|As financial markets expected, the Federal Reserve did nothing at its March 17 meeting, with the central bank providing an outlook that was exactly as expected.|
|Australia's economic recovery has been quicker and stronger than expected, according to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe.|
|It's beginning to look like the BOJ's target rate that has been frozen at minus 0.1% over the past five years will be moved deeper into negative soon.|
|It's not what the European Central Bank did at its March meeting that's sent the Euro Stoxx-50 index skyward, but all the talk around its pandemic emergency purchase programme.|
|Australia is once again being infected - infected with optimism, that is.|
|Reserve Bank of Australia governor Phillip Lowe has expressed his concerns over the slow uptake of business investment in Australia, which he said is slowing economic recovery.|
Intensifying its commitment to the Asia Pacific region, State Street has appointed a long serving J.P. Morgan executive as its first country head for Australia.
Former Spectrum Wealth Advisers chief executive Mark Schroeder has been slapped with banning orders in addition to his six-year ban from providing financial services.
New analysis from Rainmaker Information shows about 60% of all MySuper products reduced their fees last financial year, with the average fees paid by members now sitting at 1%.
Octopus Investments, an energy asset manager, has made several appointments after recently surpassing $1 billion in assets under management.
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