In the space of a generation China ( Chinese Dragon ) has gone from economic backwater to global heavyweight. But as its stellar growth begins to slow, the Chinese government has been trying to finesse the transition from a construction-based economy to one based on domestic demand. Part of that strategy involved talking up Chinese-listed […]
Market Update Highlights: Greece debt crisis unsettles global equity markets China Shanghai Composite Index down 25% during June – but up 150% in 12 months US continues to be the engine of global growth Quantitative easing reflected in improving Eurozone economic data through June China PBoC provides further stimulus and measures to maintain growth and […]
Australians now owe more on their mortgages than ever before, with the average home loan leaping to $433,000 in June 2014 – a rise of 10% in a year. But with just a few easy steps you can take years off your loan and thousands off the interest you pay. Australians now owe more on […]
With interest rates at record lows, investors have been searching high and low for a decent yield. And they’ve been finding them, but not where you might expect. Conventional wisdom says to buy bonds and term deposits for income and shares for growth, but low interest rates have turned that advice on its head. Instead, […]
When the Reserve Bank Governor says the Sydney property market is crazy, you have to take talk of a housing bubble seriously. And you don’t have to live in Sydney to be concerned. Governor Glenn Stevens’ remarks helped fuel a growing national debate about house prices and affordability especially for first homebuyers. While other property […]
Highlights : Global growth continues a slow recovery US Federal Reserve remains data dependent on the road to interest rate normalisation Eurozone economic recovery continues on the back of the ECB’s quantitative easing China PBoC maintains a stimulus program to stabilise growth Australian Federal Budget forecasts budget deficits until 2020 RBA maintains the cash rate […]
Australian investors can enjoy big tax savings with a unique system that prevents double taxation on dividends from shares – so make sure you’re not missing out on yours. If you’re looking for ways to boost your retirement income, there’s a simple and smart strategy to get more out of your investments. The returns you’re […]
MARCH MARKET PERFORMANCE The Pulse US Federal Reserve reinforces a cautious approach to raising interest rates – entirely data dependent Eurozone growth showing some early positive signs of impact from ECB QE implementation Impact from lower oil prices yet to positively impact the global economy US corporate earnings being impacted by stronger USD China – […]
Australians love to invest in property. According to Tax Office statistics1 , around 1.9 million of us declare rental income on our tax returns and there are some good reasons why. For starters, property investment can provide you with capital growth if the value of the property increases, plus an income stream through rent. What’s more, […]
Summer is over and the days should begin to cool down now that autumn is here, but things are just beginning to heat up on investment markets. While the Reserve Bank’s decision to cut the cash rate to 2.25 per cent in February is a blow to anyone dependent on income from their investments, it […]
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