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|The price of iron ore continues to heat up, smashing the all-time high of US$191.70 a tonne recorded more than 10 years ago.|
|Ahead of tomorrow's federal budget, the government announced a raft of measures aimed at increasing home ownership levels, including the expansion of the First Home Super Saver Scheme.|
|Wall Street benchmark equity indices closed on the up and up on Friday, just as the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed disappointing labour market insights.|
|The central bank will slow bond purchases to £3.4 billion a week between now and August, but stressed "this operational decision should not be interpreted as a change in the stance of monetary policy". Don't call it taper.|
|The resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the country is already nullifying one of the Bank of Japan's assumptions.|
|As expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia left monetary policy settings unchanged yesterday, but its made sure all eyes are now on what it will do in July.|
|Have government and central bank stimulus measures gone so far that they're now smothering the successes achieved during COVID-19?|
|The Eurozone is back in recession, dragged down by COVID-19, but the future is looking brighter.|
|After two days of deliberation, the Federal Reserve has decided to retain the status quo.|
|Latest inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics underscore both the Reserve Bank of Australia's prescience and governor Philip Lowe's expectation that the official cash rate will remain low until at least 2024.|
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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