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What the Coalition’s election victory means for Australia’s economy

With the Coalition returning to government following Saturday’s Federal election, it’s likely to be business as usual for the Australian economy. Read More  

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Inflation undershoots in Australia

Surprisingly weak Australian inflation has led to expectations the Reserve Bank will soon cut rates. But what’s driving low inflation? Is it really that bad? Why not just lower the inflation target? Will rate cuts help?And what does it mean … Continue reading

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Australia continues to deliver for real estate investors

Despite mixed global economic signals, real estate remains a high-value investment for clients looking for defensive, income-generating assets. Additionally, global volatility means investors are focused on low-risk, stable, long-term returns, producing demand for this asset class. Read More  

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Disruption a key theme for real estate in 2019

Despite mixed global economic signals, real estate remains a high-value investment for clients looking for defensive, income-generating assets. Additionally, global volatility means investors are focused on low-risk, stable, long-term returns, producing demand for this asset class. Read More  

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Why the outlook for 2019 could be ok after all

Looking back at 2017, it seems that year was too good to be true. When we look at monthly returns including dividends, the US share market didn’t suffer one negative month. Read More  

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How much is really needed in retirement?

In the UK in 2014, The Independent Review of Retirement Income (IRRI) was commissioned to look at retirement incomes. Read More  

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The Shortest Road to Riches

Delivery time expectations within the e-commerce experience have fallen sharply. Delivery periods… Read More

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The US economy – does the flattening yield curve indicate recession is imminent?

The US economy – does the flattening yield curve indicate recession is imminent? 19 Jul, 2018 Read More

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Should the RBA raise rates to prepare households for higher global rates?

It’s nearly two years since the Reserve Bank of Australia last changed interest rates – when it cut rates to a record low of 1.5% in August 2016. Read more  

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The 2018-19 Australian Budget – saving a windfall with the hope of (decent) tax cuts to come

The 2018-19 contains a small welcome boost to households and keeps the budget on track for a surplus. Read more  

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