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How global events could be impacting your investment portfolio

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Some significant and, at times, unexpected global events have heightened geopolitical tensions over the past year. The fallout over Brexit continues, there...Read more

How everyday Australians can also access alternative investments

Dixon Advisory

One of the greatest benefits of running your own self managed super fund (SMSF) is that you don’t have to have a one-size-fits-all investment strategy...Read more

What the recent rise in the Aussie dollar means for investing

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Market attention in July and August was—unsurprisingly—focussed firmly on the path of the Australian dollar (AUD). After it broke free from its...Read more

Why super is still super – strategies for tax-effective investing

Ishara Rupasinghe, Associate Director

We’re now over a month into the new financial year that has brought about some of the biggest changes to Australia’s super system in a decade....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

Tips for investing in a low interest rate world

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

As you get closer to retirement, the natural tendency is to allocate your investment portfolio to defensive assets to help preserve the capital you’ve...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

Investing in a modern silk road – China’s One Belt, One Road strategy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Infrastructure investments typically provide exposure to assets boasting long lifespans, low ongoing operational costs and secure contracts that often...Read more

Beyond Bollywood – five reasons to consider investing in India

James Brown, Portfolio Manager, Walsh & Company

An intriguing reflection of traditions dating back thousands of years, India is now a unique insight into the influence of innovation on growth. One if its...Read more

Why solar power is leading sustainable energy investments

John Martin, Managing Director and CEO, New Energy Solar – Walsh & Company

The recently released Finkel Review1 has once again highlighted that meeting growing energy demands while managing environmental, social and...Read more

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