| | MONDAY, 18 DEC 2017 11:02AMJust as the Fed, other central banks see 2017's stronger growth-low inflation dynamics to spill over into 2018.|
|The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Labour Force report shows a sharp jump in employment in November no matter how it's measured.|
|The Fed's 'hint' at where it's taking interest rates takes on a greater importance, and it's going to be another three next year and three more in 2019.|
|It appears that October's "puzzle" has been solved, not by business confidence meeting up with business conditions at a higher altitude but with conditions dropping to less puzzling levels|
|Depending on one's proclivity, the latest batch of higher than expected liquidity and lending data out of China could be either good or bad.|
|We could be another rate hike (or two or three) away from breaking the proverbial camel's back in terms of inflation expectations.|
|This may not be good news for Australians planning to spend their Christmas holidays overseas but is definitely a positive for the Australian economy.|
|While optimism over wages cannot be faulted given Australian employers' difficulty in finding workers with necessary skills, the US experience is instructive and perhaps ominous.|
|This is one case when America could learn from Australia.|
|Global manufacturing growth accelerates to 80-month high.|
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Listed wealth firm Spring Financial Group has acquired a dealer group with a combined $200 million in funds under advice.
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The Insurance in Superannuation Working Group is urging superannuation trustees to sign up to its voluntary life insurance code of practice, which will come into effect 1 July 2018.
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Alpha Fund Managers has awarded a mandate to a specialist credit investment manager.
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Whether or not superannuation funds should stop charging life insurance cover after 13 months without contributions has divided the industry, Financial Standard's weekly survey results show.
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Vivek Ahuja, portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Macro team, believes fixed income portfolios with allocations too close to core indices become vulnerable to rising interest rates, especially in ...
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