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Will 2017 be the year that global central banks raise interest rates?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Growth and inflation data from the major markets are showing signs of life. This is translating into a wave of commentary on, and a degree of uncertainty...Read more

Make financial literacy a priority on International Women’s Day

Amie Calvert, Director of Marketing

#BeBoldForChange is the mantra for International Women’s Day and it’s a powerful and positive message to champion, especially regarding personal...Read more

Three super changes that will impact defined benefit pensions from 1 July

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Financial Advisory

Although there is a lot of talk about the government’s sweeping changes to super, what has taken defined benefit fund members (including retired...Read more

Investment considerations for Australians in the new Trump era

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Last month’s inauguration of the 45th President of the United States has the world talking. There has been and will be countless column inches about...Read more

Why you should consider investing in real assets

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

With global inflation starting to pick up, real assets like infrastructure and property provide investors with interesting alternatives. These assets are...Read more

What are the global investment implications of the Trump presidency?

Alex MacLachlan, Chief Executive Officer, Walsh & Company

As the world awaits the global implications of this new world of politics, it’s prudent to examine what moves Donald Trump may make as US President...Read more

Discover the forces driving the rise in global bond yields

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Global bond yields rose significantly in November, reportedly as a result of an improving global growth outlook leading to inflation, and a broad multi-...Read more

Is it wise to capitalise on low interest rates to invest in residential property?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The continual decline of interest rates still dominates Australian residential property market discussions. Record low rates have encouraged investors and...Read more

Three timely considerations to support retirement under the new super rules

Nerida Cole, Managing Director, Financial Advisory

On November 23, the complex proposals heralding Australia’s biggest change to super in 10 years received the approval of the Senate. And while the...Read more

Understanding share index investing and index composition

James Brown, Portfolio Manager, Walsh & Company

What is the purpose of share indices? Are they an investment target, an investment return benchmark, or are they simply an indication of the investment...Read more

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