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Nikko Asset Management Australia

Investment markets are currently being challenged by low global economic growth and distorted by monetary policy targeting historically low and (increasingly) negative interest rates. This has led to a reversal of expected norms, as investors have turned to stocks for income, while bonds have been a significant source of capital... Show More

James Nicolaou

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official cash rate to an unprecedented 1.5% to maintain downward pressure on the currency and spur sluggish inflation and business investment. As was forecast by most analysts, the board lowered the cash rate by 0.25 of a percentage point from 1.75% on... Show More

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Andrew Stanley

A well-received investor briefing in May, together with a currency tailwind from the falling Australian dollar, drove QBE Insurance Group (ASX:QBE) shares higher in May. After several years of restructuring, QBE is now better positioned to produce reliable profit growth despite the soft premium environment and low interest rates. The... Show More