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

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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

Have investment markets become complacent to uncertainties in this new era of politics?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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

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

Why China's economic transition should continue to foster growth

Dixon Advisory

China is a unique economy, given both its scale and the fact that it is effectively centrally controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Central...Read more

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

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

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

Will 2017 be the year that global central banks raise interest rates?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

Growth and inflation data from the major markets are showing signs of life. This is translating into a wave of commentary on, and a degree of uncertainty...Read more

Investment considerations for Australians in the new Trump era

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

Last month’s inauguration of the 45th President of the United States has the world talking. There has been and will be countless column inches about...Read more

Why you should consider investing in real assets

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Wealth Advice

With global inflation starting to pick up, real assets like infrastructure and property provide investors with interesting alternatives. These assets are...Read more

What are the global investment implications of the Trump presidency?

Alex MacLachlan, Chief Executive Officer, Walsh & Company

As the world awaits the global implications of this new world of politics, it’s prudent to examine what moves Donald Trump may make as US President...Read more

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