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|While Australia may not be "at the front of the queue for a safe and effective vaccine", it's certainly leading much of the world in strengthening its economy.|
|Despite the resurgence of infections and variants of the virus, most companies around the world have adapted operations to the "new normal". With governments and central banks providing succor, what could go wrong?|
|Just like the myth of Europa, Eurozone equities are riding on the back of a bull.|
|If its current predicament is anything to go by, recent upgrades of its 2021 expected growth from the OECD and IMF might need to be toned down, or worse.|
|If the International Monetary Fund's latest projections are correct, Australia's CPI inflation won't reach the mid-point of the Reserve Bank's 2-3% target until 2026 when it's forecast to increase by 2.4%.|
|The tax concession system is a contributing factor to gender inequality with most of the benefits flowing onto men, new research from the Australia Institute shows.|
|Latest activity indicators further enhance the US economy's already improving outlook.|
|Activity in China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors returned with a vengeance after a brief pause during the country's Lunar New Year holidays.|
|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.|
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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