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RBA anticipated to delay interest rate cuts

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham says that despite widespread market enthusiasm for imminent central bank interest rate cuts, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is likely to hold off on such cuts for the foreseeable future.

Inflation falls to 4.1%, RBA weighs rate cut

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
Annual inflation in December 2023 was 4.1%, down from 5.4% the previous quarter, but still above the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) 2-3% target band.

Treasury unveils Stage 3 tax cuts changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024
The federal government has officially released amendments to Stage 3 income tax cuts, saying that cost-of-living pressures has forced it to do so.

Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
The looming threat of sporadic, extreme market volatility presents an opportunity for active managers to capitalise on fluctuating asset values, GSFM advisor Stephen Miller says.

Albanese set to overhaul Stage 3 tax cuts

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will amend the Stage 3 income tax cuts package, flagging that everyone is set to benefit from the changes.

Australian economic growth slows, IMF maintains positive outlook

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024
Australian economic growth is slowing due to tighter macroeconomic policies and financial conditions, but the International Monetary Fund (IMF) maintains a robust outlook.

Emerging markets well placed for 2024

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
Robeco and Principal Asset Management predict strong performance in emerging markets this year from a macroeconomic and valuation standpoint.

Experts expect the RBA to hold: Finder

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
An overwhelming majority of experts and economists (89%) expect the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to hold the cash rate in February, according to the latest Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey.

Inflation eases to 4.3%

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
Inflation declined to 4.3% in the year to November 2023, easing from 4.9% in October.

Infrastructure's diversification benefits timely: Clearbridge

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
While infrastructure's inflation pass-through supported earnings in 2023, its defence and diversification could make it valuable in 2024, says Clearbridge Investments.