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|The Fed has spoken and Wall Street does not like what it's heard or seen (in the dot plots).|
|Latest statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics do little more than tell us what we already know; property prices are still growing. But could putting an end to this be more dangerous?|
|European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde is improving on Mario Draghi's "whatever it takes" mantra.|
|The US Fed has made it clear it considers inflation transitionary. But, could inflation continue to accelerate even after the base effects are washed out of the stats?|
|While many, if not most, of its central bank peers - led by the Fed - are pushing back against inflation concerns, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) cannot seem to drive growth in the country's consumer prices significantly beyond zero.|
|US economic momentum has shifted gears. While the headline figures paint a dreary picture, latest stats show more businesses bouncing back and wages growing.|
|The Australian property market is booming and, with interest rates to stay low and prices expected to keep rising, home is where the money is.|
|With the outlook for oil remaining fluid and uncertain, OPEC has decided production will increase from July.|
|Is Australia back on top? March quarter ABS data suggests so, with annual GDP growth now well above that of the US, UK, Japan and Eurozone.|
|Just as expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia kept rates unchanged at its meeting yesterday. But next month is shaping up to be a whole different affair.|
Natixis Investment Managers hired an institutional sales director who spent nearly a decade at First Sentier Investors.
The newly merged LGIAsuper and Energy Super have scrapped a weekly administration fee and will retain an annual fee as a result of scale benefits.
Fidelity International launched a climate investing policy with a rating scheme in a bid to halve its carbon emissions by 2030.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has recommended that the Australian Tax Office develop a Bill of Rights' for taxpayers.
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