Economy

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

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...Read more

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, told a... Read more

Max Walsh, 11 March 2015

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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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