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News: Economic

13 January 2015 (1 comments) ~ found in Economic

Why have petrol prices fallen so much?


The plunging oil price – why and what it means

Source: Dr Shane Oliver, Chief Economist, AMP Capital


In summary:

- Oil prices have fallen more than 50% over the last year driven largely...

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30 October 2014 ~ found in Economic

QE...has set sail


Source: Shane Oliver - AMP Capital

After phasing down its quantitative easing (QE) program all year the US Fed has finally ended it.

Key Points

Monetary tightening still looks unlikely until mid-next year...

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7 January 2014 ~ found in Economic

2014 - A Financial Preview



Source: Dr Shane Oliver - AMP Capital

Key points:

September quarter GDP growth remained sub-par at 0.6% quarter on quarter or 2.3% year on year.

The combination of a housing recovery, gradually improving confidence...

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8 October 2013 ~ found in Economic

US Debt


Source: Dr Shane Oliver - AMP Capital
Key points:

The partial US Government shutdown is likely to continue until there is a joint solution to the shutdown and approaching debt ceiling later...

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