Economic insights

Four key insights from the 2017 financial year

Madison Kennedy, Associate 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, Associate 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, Associate 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

Have investment markets become complacent to uncertainties in this new era of politics?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Global share markets surged following Donald Trump’s election to President of the United States last November, however, many investors may now be...Read more

What’s new in the residential property market debate?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

The debate surrounding residential property prices rages again – is there a ‘bubble’ or not and is the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) at...Read more

Why China's economic transition should continue to foster growth

Dixon Advisory

China is a unique economy, given both its scale and the fact that it is effectively centrally controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Central...Read more

Will 2017 be the year that global central banks raise interest rates?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Growth and inflation data from the major markets are showing signs of life. This is translating into a wave of commentary on, and a degree of uncertainty...Read more

Investment considerations for Australians in the new Trump era

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Last month’s inauguration of the 45th President of the United States has the world talking. There has been and will be countless column inches about...Read more

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