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|Is Australia getting so much of a good thing in the way of consumer confidence that a bad thing like rising inflation could be on the way?|
|Geopolitical tensions took centre stage at the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds, with experts urging the audience to look at COVID-19 in greater context.|
|Indicators show that China is in on the path towards normality, but its central bank says the foundation for the economic recovery is not yet solid.|
|The equity gap between young and old Australians narrowed after a seven-year widening streak but the improved fortunes of the young may be short-lived, says the Actuaries Institute.|
|Fears over inflation eased at the start of last week after the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed disappointing labour market figures.|
|The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president believes inflation is going to rise above target for the first time in many years. So what can we expect the Federal Reserve to do about it?|
|All four US benchmark equity indices dropped overnight - the Dow by 1.99%; the S&P 500 by 2.1%; the Nasdaq composite by 2.7%; and the Russell 2000 by 3.3%. And there's only one reason why.|
|Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is splurging around $74.6 billion to secure Australia's recovery.|
|Just about everyone is a winner in this year's federal budget, with treasurer Josh Frydenberg extending tax cuts, significant measures to enhance women's economic security and a $15 billion infrastructure spend.|
|The recovery of the Australian economy from COVID-19 has improved the budget position from initial projections, with a significantly lower than expected unemployment rate.|
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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