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When will rates rise in Australia?

Crestone Wealth Management

Rates are rising in the US, but it is less clear when Australia will follow suit. At our recent Investment Forum, we hosted six of Australia’s top investment strategists to discuss when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) might hike, and to ask several other key questions, including where they... Show More

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How central bank policies hurt savers and investors

Pendal Group

Since 2011, the constant descent into deflation has benefitted assets that have interest rate exposure or directly benefit from falling inflation. This includes such assets as government bonds, credit securities, shares in industrial companies, property, and infrastructure. Assets that benefit from rising inflation include inflation-linked bonds, shares in resources companies,... Show More

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Confusing the symptom and the cause

Pendal Group

We believe the Brexit vote was a symptom and not the cause of the underlying economic and political issues globally; the average voter feels abandoned by the economic and political elite and are making their voices heard. This is a secular not cyclical shift and we believe it will have... Show More

Crispin Murray: Two reasons to be positive on the outlook for equities

Livewire Equities

Crispin Murray, Head of Equities at BT Investment Management, says that despite the challenging economic environment there remain a number of reasons to be positive on the outlook for equities. Firstly, Murray points to the high levels of cash sitting on the sidelines. “Term deposits as a percentage of the... Show More