Here’s Yahoo Finance’s Monday morning wrap.
ASX: The Australian share market is expected to rise at the open after Wall Street closed higher on Friday thanks to strong gains made by US technology stocks.
A senior market analyst based in New York reckons we’ll see tech stocks lead the way for this and next year.
Today’s the day: JobKeeper 2.0 has officially kicked in, meaning workers are receiving $300 less than they used to, and even less if you’re a part-time worker. Read about what this means for you here.
Expert’s tip: A bit lost about all the JobKeeper and JobSeeker changes? Here’s a quick refresher, and what it means for you.
Deloitte has released a new report, and it’s good news: economist Chris Richardson thinks the economy is “badly bent, but it’s not broken”. Here’s what else he said.
We’re going to see more financial support for airlines to keep key domestic and regional routes running. Two airline support programs were due to end but have been extended to 31 January and 28 March. It means Qantas, Virgin and Rex will continue to get help.
What should the Federal Budget contain for women? This is what Financy’s Bianca Hartge-Hazelman says it should have for mothers and women in terms of financial equality, the gender pay gap, superannuation, workforce participation and unpaid work.
And what does the baby deficit mean for the nation’s bottom line? Contributing editor Samantha Menzies breaks down how Covid-19 has impacted Australia’s fertility rate – and what it will mean for the economy.
South Australia is set to see 2,000 new jobs. Accenture is setting up a new hub in Adelaide.
Have a great day.
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