Economic insights

Potential implications of a US-China trade war

Dixon Advisory

In March, US President Donald Trump announced his proposal of import tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium from China along with...Read more

Spotlight on Australia’s interest rates

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

As was widely expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) declined again to change its cash rate at its most recent meeting1. Indeed, their...Read more

A closer look at the Australian real estate market

Joshua Carney, Director, Private Client Services

Australians love residential real estate, and that's no surprise. The Australian real estate market has experienced substantial growth over the last...Read more

What are the key takeaways from the banking Royal Commission?

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Head of Advice

In November of 2017, the Government finally announced that a Royal Commission headed up by former High Court Judge, The Honourable Kenneth Hayne will...Read more

What the current state of Australia’s economy means for investing

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

This month’s release of Australian gross domestic product (GDP) and underlying economic data has been broadly presented by media commentators as...Read more

Four key insights from the 2017 financial year

Madison Kennedy, Director

As we’re now immersed in the new financial year, it’s timely to reflect on how global markets played out over the 2017 financial year (FY17) by...Read more

With reporting season underway, how are companies faring against economic headwinds?

Madison Kennedy, Director

August sees the beginning of Australia’s reporting season - often referred to as “confession season” - putting investors on their toes...Read more

How Amazon's Australia launch could disrupt local retailers

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Amazon's impending Aussie entrance is forecast to cost local retailers up to $12 billion – the amount analysts believe the mega online retailer...Read more

The outlook for global and Australian interest rates

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

The path of global interest rates is a favourite news headlines of late. Media have pounced on commentary by ex-Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Director...Read more

The ACT economy

Madison Kennedy, Director

After mixed results in recent years, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) economy now appears to be in a good position. The latest quarterly business...Read more

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