Economy

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 surprise to world sharemarkets with the... Read more

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 uncertainty... Read more

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 two... Read more

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 rates... Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

Daryl Dixon, 5 July 2015, The Canberra Times

The low-yield world is not ending any time soon

Monetary policy Low interest rates don't just reflect low global growth - they are helping to keep it that way...Read more

Max Walsh, 2 July 2015, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Global recovery looking fragile

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” This was Franklin D Roosevelt’s assurance to the US electorate when sworn in as US President at his first inauguration in 1933...Read more

Max Walsh, 4 June 2015

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