Australia’s economy stubbornly defied predictions during 2023, dashing any hopes that we might begin to return to some kind of normal. Some had expected an end to the Reserve Bank’s continued cash rate rises during the year. Instead, inflation has been a stubborn foe and we saw five rate rises, adding another 1.25%. But there […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian markets over the past month. Household wealth has grown for the third quarter in a row, rising by 2.6% in the June quarter, pushed up by rising house prices and increases in super balances. Click the video below to view our October update. Please get in […]

As the inflation rate begins to ease, with consumer inflation slowing to a 13 month low in May, many commentators expressed hope that further interest rate rises may be kept in check. That led to a slight improvement in investor outlook for stocks at the end of June. The S&P/ASX 200 closed the month at […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in the Australian economy and markets over the past month. In September, persistently high inflation and aggressive rate hikes by the world’s central banks put global share and bond markets under pressure. Sharemarkets globally recorded a volatile month, driven by growing fears of the risk of recession and […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in the Australian economy and markets over the past month. June was a big month in an eventful year for the local and global economy, with inflation and interest rates continuing to dominate. With inflation sitting at 5.1% in Australia, cost of living pressure is mounting. The Reserve […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian markets over the past month. All eyes were on the September quarter inflation figures in October, as speculation mounted that the Reserve Bank may be forced to raise interest rates sooner than planned. Please get in touch if you’d like assistance with your personal financial situation. […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian markets over the past month. Our August update video takes you through key economic indicators, as both markets and the economy react to the continued on-again, off-again lockdowns throughout across numerous states in July. Please get in touch if you’d like assistance with your personal financial […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian and global markets over the past month. Our July update video takes you through key economic indicators so you can understand how the Australian economy is faring as we recover from the COVID-19 induced recession of 2020. Please get in touch if you’d like assistance with […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian and global markets over the past month.  Our March update video also takes you through key economic indicators so you can understand how the Australian economy is faring as we recover from the COVID-19 induced recession of 2020.   Please get in touch if you’d like […]

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian and global markets over the past month. Our April update video also takes you through key economic indicators so you can understand how the Australian economy is faring as we recover from the COVID-19 induced recession of 2020. Please get in touch if you’d like assistance […]