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Clime Asset Management

In a world post-2000, we find ourselves operating in the ‘new economy’ following the tech bubble and the GFC. Accordingly, the rules of the game have changed. Investors need to consider persistent low interest rates and low inflation, employment and labour participation shifts, and technological advancements, as well as ageing... Show More

Livewire News

Something weird is happening in the unemployment statistics. Weird in an unhelpful way. The unemployment rate used to tell us more than just the percentage of people looking for a job. For a long time, you could also rely on it to tell you a consistent story about underemployment —... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market started negative on global sentiment and then ran into global investor selling after employment data directly from the “Never Never Land”. ABS announced that Australia created over 70,000 new jobs while consensus expectations were for a loss of 10,000 jobs. The market is going to remain volatile till... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market had another volatile start before moving slightly into positive territory by the end mainly due to Banks after that unbelievable unemployment data. ABS unemployment data is farcical. To put things into perspective, 58,000 new jobs in the past month means that on a population adjusted basis, we are... Show More