Economy

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

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...

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...

Max Walsh, 4 June 2015

Normalisation begins in Washington

As expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia left the official short-term interest rate unchanged after this week’s board meeting...

Max Walsh, 9 April 2015

Prepare for turbulence

The official short-term interest rate as set by the US Federal Reserve has been a range between zero and 0.25 percent since December 2008.

The Fed’s chair, Janet Yellen,...

Max Walsh, 11 March 2015

Pressure on retirees

Deprived of good returns on safe investments, self-funded retirees are turning to risky investments that could lead to capital losses...

Daryl Dixon, 19 February 2015, The Sydney Morning Herald

Whatever you do, don't mention the currency war

For countries with no fiscal firepower left and interest rates at zero, quietly devaluing in the guise of stimulus is the only tool left in the box...

Max Walsh, 12 February 2015, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

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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 19 December 2017

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