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|In the current world of high volatility, one day's gain could be wiped out the next. Still, the US equity market's benchmark indices are showing renewed strength at the margin.|
|I don't know what the Latin term is for a year that's worse than 'annus horribilis', but 2020 would be it.|
|There is a strong case to overweight emerging equity markets versus developed ones, as they report lesser cases of COVID-19 and ease lockdown restrictions earlier than their developed counterparts.|
|RBA governor Philip Lowe's statement yesterday put in black and white what all central bankers and governments are currently thinking - it all depends on the success of containing or beating COVID-19. But even the RBA's baseline scenario is bad.|
|Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed the COVID-19 social restrictions are costing the Australian economy $4 billion a week.|
|The slowing rate of infections and deaths suggest the Eurozone has passed the peak of its COVID-19 experience and its now looking to scale back lockdown measures. Even if its hit with a second wave, the damage has already been done.|
|April unemployment data released by Roy Morgan today paints a far gloomier picture of Australia's workforce than the Australian Bureau of Statistics' latest data from March.|
|While we've all been focused on flattening the curve, but the yield curve may just be reclaiming its dominance.|
|It would have been funny had it not been for the circumstances in which we find ourselves. For right on the eve of Labor Day, the US Department of Labor reports that more than 30 million Americans have now applied for unemployment benefits.|
|Under normal circumstances and just looking at the numbers, you would assume that acceleration in consumer prices in the March quarter is the start of something good. But is it?|
Sargon Capital's liquidators are looking for extra funding to dig deeper into the company's transactions, potential claims and the possibility of a dividend payment to creditors.
iShares today listed two exchange traded funds on the ASX that invest in Australian corporate bonds.
A survey of 110 pension funds, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies worldwide has revealed the new priority position ESG is taking in asset allocation.
Investec has established a postgraduate research scholarship with the University of Sydney Business School; in a move that it says will benefit the future finance workforce in Australia.
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