Economic insights

How the outcome of the US election could affect the global economy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

As the new leader of the free world, what does a Republican Donald Trump or Democratic Hillary Clinton presidency mean for the global economy? The...Read more

Reporting season reveals mixed results for Australia’s economy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The 2016 financial year reporting season was mixed for Australian listed companies. While 123 of the 139 reporting companies produced a profit for the year...Read more

Europe after Brexit and why Italy is on our watch list

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

As the European Union (EU) plans for a UK departure following the Brexit vote in June, the region’s underlying economic and political woes are still...Read more

The 2016 financial year in review

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The 2016 financial year (FY16) was a challenge, largely due to negative macroeconomic and geopolitical factors and spiking volatility at levels not seen...Read more

The case for diversity – Australian equity investing in the current market

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) recently cut the target cash rate to an all-time low of 1.75 per cent, placing the Australian economy in a unique...Read more

The election economy

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

Neither the ‘election budget’ nor the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) dropping cash rates to their all-time low recently offers huge scope to...Read more

A modern Greek tragedy

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

In the last year, the birthplace of Western civilization has received a lot of attention on its economy – notably its debt. As the Greek debt crisis...Read more

The status quo of investing

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

At the beginning of 2016, markets rolled in fear of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening aggressively with a forecast of four rate rises in 2016. This...Read more

A recovery in resources

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Following a tumultuous few years, there has been a recent recovery in key commodities such as oil and iron ore, however the balance of risks remains to the...Read more

The fate of the property bubble

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

As one of the most important asset classes for Australians, the fate of our residential property market affects much of our economy – from bank...Read more

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