Business & Economy

How Wall Street got trampled by the herd: A behavioural science perspective on GameStop

It is not at all surprising to behavioural economists that herd behaviour has translated into market exuberance – again.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on today’s RBA announcement

As expected, the RBA kept its settings unchanged, and we do not anticipate any movement in the near future.

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Santa Claus can still come to town – what about the rest of us travelling from overseas?

With the festive holiday season in reach, temporary visa holders are weighing their options for visits home and employers will need to consider the extent to which they can accommodate these requests.

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On the path to recovery: KPMG responds to economic update

The Treasurer’s MYEFO statement today presents a rosier picture of Australia’s path to economic recovery than what was presented only 10 weeks ago when he announced the 2020-21 budget. 

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Student housing – COVID-19 gives an opportunity for developers and financiers to rethink its use

Developers will need to be agile and look at new housing trends and consider housing reconfigurations.

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Is time up for ‘Just-in-Time’?

‘Just-in-Time’ has undeniable efficiencies but, in a time of crisis, it also leaves us woefully exposed.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on today’s RBA announcement

The final RBA Board meeting of the year saw a continuation of the loosest monetary policy arrangements Australia has ever seen.

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Inclusion the key to unlocking engagement in the Family Office

For a Family Office to thrive the executive needs to engage successfully with their key stakeholders – members of the family. Whilst this can be done in a variety of different ways, one which deserves more focus is inclusivity.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on today’s RBA announcement

As foreshadowed by KPMG the cash rate has been reduced from 0.25% to 0.10% at today’s RBA Board Meeting.

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The vaccine is the easy bit; distributing it to everyone is harder

As important as creating a vaccine may be, it’s just as essential to distribute it, and that requires a very specialised form of logistics that has long been neglected.

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Does your business need digital intelligence or emotional intelligence?

People, not technology, build the strongest sense of customer loyalty.

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KPMG Chief Economist Dr Brendan Rynne comments on today’s speech by RBA Governor and the ABS labour figures

Today’s Labour Force survey shows that the Australian economy was continuing to recover in September despite the unemployment rate ticking up to 6.9 percent.

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Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, gives his assessment of the Budget

The Government has gone ‘all-in’ with the Budget, betting on the private sector to pony up and drive the post-coronavirus economic recovery for the nation.

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