federal budget 2017

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market jumped up on strong oil price and then ran out of puff as stretched valuation and weak commodities weighed on weak sentiment. The best performers were Health Care, Staples and Gold while Telcos, Utilities and Discretionary Retail were the worst. Budget confirmed that the only option is infrastructure... Show More


Budget in focus: This year’s Federal Budget is expected to focus on infrastructure, healthcare costs, school & tertiary education and some measures to improve housing affordability. The Federal Budget is the primary event that defines fiscal policy settings. Spending and taxing measures are important for a raft of companies and... Show More

Clime Asset Management

Ahead of what is likely to be a controversial budget, anticipation is further stimulated by the plethora of policy suggestions and thought bubbles that have been leaked by the Treasury Department. The task set for the Government and Treasurer encapsulates a range of serious problems far greater than simply balancing... Show More