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|US consumer confidence has rebounded to its highest level since the onset of the pandemic in America in March last year. This is hardly surprising with cases of coronavirus infections dropping, vaccine distribution running on full steam, a strengthening ...|
|The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy settings as is at its latest meeting, and it seems it has no plans of letting up anytime soon.|
|There's a good chance Australia's GDP growth could be revised higher again which, if true, would boost consumer and business confidence and income taxes while reducing welfare payments.|
|This is likely to be a pause rather than the beginning of the end of the rise and rise in iron ore prices.|
|IHS Markit's flash estimates for March give credence to the equity markets' rotation towards cyclicals and the bond market's concern over US inflation.|
|The low interest rate environment is exacerbating the breakdown of social cohesion and encouraging investors to take on more risk, according to Pengana Capital.|
|With Biden, Powell and Yellen flooding the US economic and financial system with liquidity, there is no doubt that the tide of economic growth would continue to rise.|
|With its latest decision, the Bank of England is being prudent despite improved economic growth, COVID-19 infection rates and additional stimulus.|
|Despite delays in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, with cases of infections virtually next to nil, life has and can continue to go on as it did pre-pandemic - jabbed or unjabbed.|
|Many a time, China's annual economic growth target had been considered too high/ambitious by economists, international institutions and financial markets. This time is different.|
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After four months of due diligence, the two super funds have confirmed they will merge before the end of the year.
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The $179 billion sovereign wealth fund has promoted internally to appoint a deputy chief investment officer for portfolio strategy.
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The alarming rate that financial advice is increasingly becoming unaffordable for everyday Australians further cements the position of the rich and powerful, an inquiry heard this morning.
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The Sydney multi-boutique has appointed a Queensland-based distribution director, hiring from GSFM.
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