Economy

The outlook for the Australian economy and investors in 2017

Despite historic low interest rates, super funds and investors generally have fared well in 2016. Returns from Australian shares and property have been good, the US share market is at...

Daryl Dixon, 9 December 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

Trump win could lift interest rates

World sharemarkets have responded positively to the Trump election victory which, if sustained, is excellent news for balanced and growth super fund investors.

The expectation of...

Daryl Dixon, 20 November 2016, The Canberra Times

AAA rating a key asset for Australia

What a difference just a week has made to the 2015-16 financial year superannuation fund returns.
 
The Brexit leave decision came as a complete...

Daryl Dixon, 3 July 2016, The Canberra Times

Reserve Bank and election guarantee an unsettling time for investors

By highlighting the increased risk for both investors and the banking system of an oversupply of apartments and commercial real estate, the Reserve Bank has added to the normal...

Daryl Dixon, 20 April 2016, The Age

Turnbull has Churchillian gifts - and their drawbacks

Encounters with Malcolm Turnbull can live up to Chamberlain's quip that talking with Churchill was like arguing with a brass band.

Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain were...

Max Walsh, 1 October 2015, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Rise in US rates little threat

Judging by gyrations in the world's financial markets, ordinary investors are worried the United States Federal Reserve will proceed with its slated intention to increase US cash...

Daryl Dixon, 28 September 2015, The Canberra Times

The latest on superannuation

In the latest episode on ABC's Nightlife with Tony Delroy, Daryl Dixon and Tom Kline discuss  what’s impacting your superannuation...

Daryl Dixon, 9 September 2015, ABC Nightlife Radio

Big bank shares have hidden perils

Given the volatility of the share market and a slowing economy, share investors have sound reasons for being concerned about participating in the spate of big bank new share issues...

Daryl Dixon, 23 August 2015, The Canberra Times

Keeping politics out of banking has paid off handsomely

Australia's four pillars policy exemplifies democracies that have kept the merger ambitions of bankers under control...

Max Walsh, 30 July 2015, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Greek default starts to hit super fund returns

Investors are concerned about whether the impact will spread beyond the European Union member countries making up the eurozone...

Daryl Dixon, 5 July 2015, The Canberra Times

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

Tune into the program on Tuesdays 10.00pm on the following dates to hear Daryl and Nerida discuss the latest topics in super and the economy:

  • Tuesday 17 January 2017
  • Tuesday 14 March 2017
  • Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Tuesday 13 June 2017
  • Tuesday 25 July 2017
  • Tuesday 12 September 2017
  • Tuesday 24 October 2017
  • Tuesday 5 December 2017

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