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.
The newly formed International Advisory Council recently held its first meeting at the Dubai Executive Council’s headquarters where member companies discussed efforts to boost economic competitiveness and stimulate business activity in Dubai.
The 12th Arab Strategy Forum kicked off in Dubai on Monday, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
As part of The Department of Finance - Abu Dhabi’s ongoing efforts for improving the quality and basis for financial statements preparation at the emirate level and adoption of the best international standards in this field,