Economic insights

Understanding the impact of inflation on investments

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

There has been significant media rhetoric surrounding the weakness in Australian inflation, and with it, some confusion as to the impact of inflation on...Read more

How Amazon's Australia launch could disrupt local retailers

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

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

How the outcome of the US election could affect the global economy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

As the new leader of the free world, what does a Republican Donald Trump or Democratic Hillary Clinton presidency mean for the global economy? The...Read more

Reporting season reveals mixed results for Australia’s economy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

The 2016 financial year reporting season was mixed for Australian listed companies. While 123 of the 139 reporting companies produced a profit for the year...Read more

The 2016 financial year in review

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

The 2016 financial year (FY16) was a challenge, largely due to negative macroeconomic and geopolitical factors and spiking volatility at levels not seen...Read more

The case for diversity – Australian equity investing in the current market

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) recently cut the target cash rate to an all-time low of 1.75 per cent, placing the Australian economy in a unique...Read more

Beyond Brexit – will the UK be missed if it leaves the EU?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

On November 1, 1993 in the Dutch city of Maastricht, the European Union (EU) was established in its current form as an economic and political union of 28...Read more

A modern Greek tragedy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

In the last year, the birthplace of Western civilization has received a lot of attention on its economy – notably its debt. As the Greek debt crisis...Read more

The status quo of investing

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

At the beginning of 2016, markets rolled in fear of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening aggressively with a forecast of four rate rises in 2016. This...Read more

A recovery in resources

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director & CEO – E&P Wealth

Following a tumultuous few years, there has been a recent recovery in key commodities such as oil and iron ore, however the balance of risks remains to the...Read more

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