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Is your investment portfolio ready for disruptive technologies?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

Finding new ways of doing things that disrupt traditional business methods are at the heart of disruptive innovation – who knows what the phone market...Read more

Why investors should keep a firm eye on the US right now

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

In a significant move signalling the end of the huge post-crash stimulus program that the United States created nearly a decade ago, the US Federal Reserve...Read more

How global events could be impacting your investment portfolio

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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

What the recent rise in the Aussie dollar means for investing

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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

How Amazon's Australia launch could disrupt local retailers

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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, Wealth Advice

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 Member

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 Member

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

Dixon Advisory

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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