Stephen Roberts

In the period of the start to end of Australia’s China-fuelled resource investment spending boom the two (make that multi) speed growth nature of the economy has been a popular theme. When mining resource investment spending was growing at its strongest pace early in the decade Western Australia, Queensland and... Show More

Altair Asset Management

The last economic data and key announcements of 2015 are almost in the bag and, on balance, are pointing to Q4 economic growth internationally and in Australia running a touch stronger than commonly expected as little as a month ago. Better-than-previously-expected growth, including in the US, made the first US... Show More

Wealth Know How

Chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, has sought to calm markets by saying a US rate rise is likely to happen this year. Her comments come after the Fed kept rates steady at its September meeting last week adding to volatility in the market. Show More

Wealth Know How

This week is going to be all about the US and the Federal Reserve's decision on whether it will raise interest rates. The market has only put a 30% chance on a rise but personally I think it’s too close to call. Show More