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The 2016 financial year in review

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The 2016 financial year (FY16) was a challenge, largely due to negative macroeconomic and geopolitical factors and spiking volatility at levels not seen...Read more

Euro games – the effect of geopolitics on investing today

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

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

Hello sunshine – why solar will power the future of investing

Alex MacLachlan, Chief Executive Officer, Walsh & Company

The sun does more than wake us, warm us and nurture our planet. Every hour the sun beams more than enough energy to satisfy global needs for an entire year...Read more

Brexit backlash – the fallout for investors

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

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, Family Wealth Management

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

Made in China – why this is a must-watch market

Dixon Advisory

Between 1980 and 2010, over 600 million people moved out of poverty in China. As this massive group transitions into the middle class, they are bringing...Read more

Spotlight on the sharemarket

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

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

The election economy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Neither the ‘election budget’ nor the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) dropping cash rates to their all-time low recently offers huge scope to be...Read more

A modern Greek tragedy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

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 Chairman

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

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