Investment markets

Bonds lose lustre as rates rise

With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalling that US official rates could soon rise, now's the time to review the merits of bond and other fixed interest fund investments....

Daryl Dixon, 27 November 2016, The Canberra Times

Low level investment returns bite

Funding a comfortable retirement has always been a challenge for many Australians, but falling and volatile investment returns and increasing longevity are now making it even more...

Daryl Dixon, 6 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

It's not the time to buy off the plan

Buying apartments off-the-plan involves construction risks and uncertainty about the quality of the finished product. Unhappy purchasers have limited recourse to protect their...

Daryl Dixon, 17 April 2016, The Canberra Times

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

Sorry tale for small share investors

Top marks to CBA for seeking information about whether institutional applicants for the $1.5 billion shortfall in its recent rights issue had short positions which they intended to...

Daryl Dixon, 21 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

Fund savours Big Apple's housing recovery by Nick Lenaghan

Dixon Advisory's US Masters Residential Property Fund has booked a bumper interim profit with revenue up by almost 50 per cent as it benefits from the recovery in the US housing market...

Alan Dixon, 23 August 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 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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