Investment market insights

Have investment markets become complacent to uncertainties in this new era of politics?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

Global share markets surged following Donald Trump’s election to President of the United States last November, however, many investors may now be...Read more

What’s new in the residential property market debate?

Patrick Broughton, Investment Committee Chairman

The debate surrounding residential property prices rages again – is there a ‘bubble’ or not and is the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) at...Read more

Why China's economic transition should continue to foster growth

James Brown, Portfolio Manager, Walsh & Company

China is a unique economy, given both its scale and the fact that it is effectively centrally controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Central...Read more

What do Australian company results reveal about prospects for the Australian sharemarket?

Lyle Meaney, Managing Director, Family Wealth Management

The February reporting season was relatively strong, indicating our corporate sector is in reasonable shape. A total of 142 ASX 200 companies reported their...Read more

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

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

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