Economy

The attractions of interest-only loans

Despite the tighter regulations governing interest-only loans, potential borrowers can obtain substantial benefits from this source of funds. With interest-only loans, the risks will fall... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 16 March 2018, The Canberra Times

It's time to review your loan rates

The prospect of faster-than-expected US interest rate rises and threats of a trade war in response to selected US tariff increases have unsettled world sharemarkets and increased investor... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 11 March 2018, The Canberra Times

Dealing with a market correction

It is far too early for investors to assess whether the latest share market correction is an indicator of worse times ahead or just a temporary set-back before markets continue their upward... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 18 February 2018, The Canberra Times

Why interest rates will stay lower for longer

Despite the increasing concern of indebted borrowers about possible interest rate rises, continuing low inflation and a softening property market will ensure that even with likely rate... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 19 November 2017, The Canberra Times

The rising pressure on investors

As widely expected, the introduction of higher stamp duty rates for foreign investors and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's tightening of bank lending regulations on... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 17 September 2017, The Canberra Times

Investors facing volatile market with CommBank woes and North Korea crisis

Super funds and private investors now face the prospect of increasingly volatile markets because of the heightened tensions between North Korea and the US and also because of the... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 18 August 2017, The Canberra Times

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... Read more

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 a boost to... Read more

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 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

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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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