|As I've ranted many times before, the problem in today's world isn't the cost of borrowing but the general uncertainty that's preventing businesses from investing and consumers from consuming.|
|You know the world's in trouble when the Fed starts contemplating negative interest rates and then some.|
|The Reserve Bank of Australia would have to fight rate cuts with rate cuts if it is to preserve the Australian dollar's competitiveness and mitigate the headwinds from a slowing global economy ... even if it means taking the official cash rate to zero.|
|Continuing deterioration in the UK's economic fundamentals has ignited rate cut speculations. But with the Bank Rate at 0.75% and QE still in place, it's not the liquidity and the cost of borrowing that's the problem.|
|Be afraid, be very afraid. A great number of investors are buying into the relative safety of long-term government bonds despite their dwindling yields and perversely paying interest to lend to the government.|
|It's a hat trick! Three central bank meetings, all three cut interest rates, all three policy decisions a surprise.|
|As expected, the RBA kept interest rates on hold at 1% following its back-to-back cuts in June and July. However, financial markets still expect another cut come November.|
|It appears Trump has pushed China back so hard against the wall it's now upping the ante.|
|Almost all central banks' statements allude to the ongoing Sino-US trade skirmish as one of the major risks to their respective domestic economic outlook.|
A new superannuation fund hoping to bridge the retirement savings gap will launch with the hope of disrupting the system that has disadvantaged women.
The general manager of superannuation and retirement solutions at a $57 billion industry fund has resigned, with the hunt commencing for a replacement.
Praemium saw funds under administration hit $16.1 billion over the last financial year, thanks largely to its off-platform managed accounts service.
OnePath has moved to enhance the abilities of financial advisers using its OneView Life client management portal.
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