Portfolio construction for the current economic environment

George Boubouras looks at current state of play in markets; he share his thoughts on current equity valuations and the implications when constructing a large cap growth fund, a dividend fund and a small cap fund. This presentation takes place against the back drop of the current low interest rate environment. “Aussie cash rates are heading lower and are staying lower for longer as corporate Australia adjusts from the massive mining boom.” Boubouras says the recalibration of the economy is likely to take between 7 and 10 years and we are now about half way through this process. In addition, consumer confidence remains patchy and as a result this is seeing pockets of weakness and strength within the economy – which again has implications for portfolio construction. Click the image below to watch the presentation.


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