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Euro games – the effect of geopolitics on investing today

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

Global politics is currently very interesting and notwithstanding the situation here at home, it is timely to take stock of the underlying market situation...Read more

Brexit backlash – the fallout for investors

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

The mood in London is universally glum after last week’s Brexit referendum was won by the “leave” party. Even the exiteers are feeling...Read more

The case for diversity – Australian equity investing in the current market

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

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) recently cut the target cash rate to an all-time low of 1.75 per cent, placing the Australian economy in a unique...Read more

Spotlight on the sharemarket

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

The heightened risks surrounding the Australian economy continue in light of the transition away from mining-related investment and an over-reliance on the...Read more

A modern Greek tragedy

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

In the last year, the birthplace of Western civilization has received a lot of attention on its economy – notably its debt. As the Greek debt crisis...Read more

The status quo of investing

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

At the beginning of 2016, markets rolled in fear of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening aggressively with a forecast of four rate rises in 2016. This...Read more

A recovery in resources

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

Following a tumultuous few years, there has been a recent recovery in key commodities such as oil and iron ore, however the balance of risks remains to the...Read more

The fate of the property bubble

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Member

As one of the most important asset classes for Australians, the fate of our residential property market affects much of our economy – from bank...Read more

10 investment lessons from 2015

Nerida Cole, Investment Committee Member

Australian interest rates continued to fall as did the price of resources amidst a weak outlook for the Australian economy, yet 2015 was not all bad news...Read more

China’s A-game

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

The global sharemarket landscape is continually changing and one of the best performers over the past year has been China A-Shares. Playing a central role...Read more

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