brexit

Macro
Brett Gillespie

The year is 1991. I’m trading Australian interest rates on the proprietary desk for Bankers Trust. The desk is headed by Richard Farleigh. And the quarterly CPI number is about to be released. In those days, there was 3 opportunities to “trade” a CPI number. First our economist, Andre Morony,... Show More

Macro
Peter Wilmshurst

There remain as many potential scenarios around Brexit now as there was two and a half years ago when the British voted for Brexit. Its still uncertain exactly what the May government wants, and exactly what the EU governments are willing to agree with. So, we sit here with all... Show More

Asset Allocation
Tony Sutton

We asked our portfolio managers to share their views on potential surprises for 2019 which on balance of probabilities are unlikely to happen but shouldn’t be written off entirely. Here are ten potential surprises for 2019. Show More

Podcasts
Patrick Poke

Popular wisdom from the likes of Warren Buffett, Jack Bogle, and Burton Malkiel (author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street) states that it's near-impossible to consistently time the market, so why even try? Just buy and hold for the long term, and collect your dividend cheque every six months.... Show More

Patrick Poke

UK Prime Minister faces no confidence vote following historic Brexit defeat, The Reject Shop continues to face pressure from unwanted suitor, and another Aussie retailer enters voluntary administration. Here's what's happening in markets today. Show More

Macro

Gold prices finished 2018 on a tear, rallying well over USD $100oz from its mid August lows to close out the year at USD $1281.65oz (London Fix on 31/12/18). The metal moved higher in the first trading days of 2019, kissing USD $1300oz, though a strong payrolls report, and a... Show More