Global Technology Wars

Every day, we are bombarded with news about incredible breakthroughs in the technology sphere. What was once a long way into the future, maybe in a different world, is coming closer and at a faster pace.

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Date posted: 2015-04-15 |


Plummeting Oil Prices and Quantitative Easing have Global Significance

While the US ceased quantitative easing (QE) in October 2014, Europe commenced QE and in Japan it continues. China is seeking to stabilise growth, as seen in the recent cut in interest rates, while on 3 February 2015, Australian cash rates were lowered from 2.5 per cent to a record low of 2.25 per cent.

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Date posted: 2015-04-15 |


Living long - Living well?

Australia’s population is ageing. Add to this the reality that many of us are going to outlive our savings, and the age we qualify for the Government pension is rising.

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Date posted: 2014-12-22 |


Back to basics – The foundations of risk and return

Risk is integral to investing. This can be a frightening thought, but risk shouldn't necessarily be feared, as without it there is less opportunity for reward.

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Date posted: 2014-12-22 |


The Complex World of Fixed Interest

The assets class known as “Fixed Interest” usually regarded as a defensive asset class can sometimes be anything but “fixed” and anything but “defensive”.

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Date posted: 2014-10-28 |


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