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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

What’s behind the divergence between US and Australian markets?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

As a country that weathered the GFC better than most, Australia is now seen to be a major underperformer behind the US. Or are we? Headline figures reveal...Read more

Will Europe's political changes present investment opportunities?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

The landslide victory by pro-European Union (EU) candidate Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential elections added to the feeling that voters in Europe...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

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