Office workers take their lunch at a food court in Sydney, Australia. Reuters
Australia’s strong economic performance of recent decades has allowed its central bank to avoid the kinds of unorthodox policies seen in other countries, but record low rates mean less conventional measures may be needed to tackle new challenges.
Australia’s central bank on Tuesday cut interest rates for the second time in as many months as it strives to revive a sluggish economy and reduce unemployment, a tough task that may yet require even more stimulus.
Australian pension funds are sitting on a A$245 billion ($167.38 billion) ‘wall of money’ that will probably flow overseas because of a lack of domestic options, asset managers say.
Markets rose last week after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data despite some American states reporting record new coronavirus infections.
The San Francisco-based rideshare giant has been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic -- cutting a quarter of its global workforce in May -- and has been looking to boost its growing food delivery service Uber Eats.
Sharjah Asset Management (SAM), the investment arm of the Sharjah government, has announced the launch of a new company through its partnership with the largest engineering consulting firm in Malaysia (CHSS).
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Sunday announced that it is reopening its Trading Floor and Customer Affairs counters for investors as of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, with the strict implementation of precautionary measures for the safety of clients and employees.