The ten things to watch in 2018

Saul Eslake

Here are ten things that I think will shape the global and Australian economies in 2018, and that expect I’ll be talking about at conferences and events over the course of the coming year. Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170327

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on the open and then made a surprise recovery on the back of global investors trying to find a home out of Japan. Local market was supported by Banks turning positive from negative during the day while the outperformers were Gold and Energy when the Miners were... Show More

Brexit Deva Vu All Over Again

Gavin Wendt

It’s very much reminiscent of the Brexit vote, where the polls also said the vote would be very close. There seems to be the same motivating factors with respect to voters too – principally those who have lost jobs and who feel they haven’t benefited at all from globalisation and... Show More

Dylan wins a Nobel Prize. Times they are a changin’ in the markets too.

PM Capital

Paul Moore, Chief Investment Officer and founder of PM CAPITAL, says recent noise in investment markets linked to specific events such as Brexit has hidden the fact that the world is at an inflection point. Interest rates may have hit their lows after an historic bull run and he says... Show More

Britain to begin EU-divorce within 6 months

Livewire News

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May told the Conservative Party Conference that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty would be invoked – formally ending their treaty with the EU – by the end of March 2017. May emphasized in her speech that neither the House of Commons nor the House of... Show More

Central banks: can they control the economy?

Crispin Odey

The UK decided to join the EEC in 1973, just as today it has decided to exit the European Union. Both were difficult times. The world had enjoyed continuous economic growth from 1945 to 1973 – what the French called the ‘Trente Glorieuses’. But in the 70s, the world trading... Show More

It is critical that one looks forward and not backwards when assessing risk reward | Paul Moore

PM Capital

Given the external shock created by Brexit and the initial impact on our UK and European Investments, our CIO Paul Moore provides a further update on Brexit and the global markets in our June quarterly video update. "So clearly with Brexit it is a more difficult environment; uncertainty has increased.... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market started with a bang and then gave it all up before finishing at the highs of the day. The main drivers were banks and miners after solid global lead and strong commodities. The market has moved from Brexit worry to stimulus party. We turned bullish on Tuesday 28th... Show More