|Having sent the US equity market down, Trump might be thinking it's a small price to pay in return for getting China to wave the white flag in this seemingly never-ending trade battle.|
|October 1 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The Politburo has much to celebrate and boast about.|
|With the RBA nearly out of ammunition - virtually "pushing on a string" - the government has to step in. But nah, the Morrison administration has to have the right to brag it took the budget to a surplus.|
|This will be the headline flashing on your screens on the afternoon of October 1, but why is the RBA cutting interest rates at all when it's getting less bang for its cuts?|
|Years of accommodative monetary policy has failed to lift inflation to within central bank targets. They've only lifted asset prices, a situation which would ultimately become a future problem.|
|While the US dollar has appreciated by 2.4% this year to date, it's down by 1.9% versus the yen while the euro is buying 5.7% less yen than it did at the start of 2019.|
|The RBA could cut rates to zero (even negative) and even embark on QE, but the general uncertainty emanating from the global slowdown would make Australian businesses hesitant to increase investment in building, structures, equipment and staff - least ...|
|The future path of the fed funds rate remains uncertain, even over the remaining months of 2019. While the Fed consensus is that this cut is the last, the FOMC cannot reach a consensus.|
|At the end of the day, a sustainable rise in crude oil prices will be - as they have always been - dictated by the law of supply and demand.|
|Financial markets the world over would be in a sort of suspended animation awaiting the conclusion of the Federal Reserve's September meeting. This time, there's no "will they, won't they" question to be answered in regards to another cut.|
Australia's largest superannuation funds and wealth companies have largely cut back on their advertising spends over the past five years, documents from the Standing Committee on Economics show.
The former head of advice of the $57 billion superannuation fund has launched a new advisory aimed at working with super funds and dealer groups to develop better models of delivering advice.
For the first time, climate crisis and environmental degradation have taken out the top five spots in a list ranking the risks most likely to impact the world over the coming decade.
Powerwrap has signed an agreement in what could be its second-biggest client after Escala Partners and a new line of business for the platform.
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