Economic insights

Global economic pressures and the impact on Australian investors

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

The Australian economy is moving forward at a reasonable pace – however, we are not immune to global pressures. Asked recently about his outlook for...Read more

Stressed households and high debt – the outlook for Australia’s economy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

With stressed households and high levels of debt, what is the outlook for Australia’s economy? The July meeting minutes of the Reserve Bank of...Read more

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

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