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Is your investment portfolio ready for disruptive technologies?

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

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

What the recent rise in the Aussie dollar means for investing

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

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 & 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

Tips for investing in a low interest rate world

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

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

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

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

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 Member

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

What’s new in the residential property market debate?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

The debate surrounding residential property prices rages again – is there a ‘bubble’ or not and is the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) at...Read more

What do Australian company results reveal about prospects for the Australian sharemarket?

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

The February reporting season was relatively strong, indicating our corporate sector is in reasonable shape. A total of 142 ASX 200 companies reported their...Read more

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