2020 Outlook

2020 Outlook

2020- Approaching the bend.2019 saw very strong returns across growth assets with double digit returns in Global and Australian equities, infrastructure and property. On the flip side cash and bonds offered up extremely moderate returns. (see Pimco summary chart...
Inverse Yield Curve??

Inverse Yield Curve??

As the US equity market experienced the worst day of the year Wednesday 14th (August), the focus for financial market coverage was the inversion of the US curve. What does this actually mean? In layman’s terms basically in the US we are now at a point where two year...
Asset Returns and Outlook

Asset Returns and Outlook

  Asset Returns 2017-18 and Outlook. With volatility returning to markets it is interesting to see what specific markets have returned over the financial year. The table below shows returns in developed markets. Not surprisingly in equities Norway leads the field...
Accommodation Options:  As we age.

Accommodation Options: As we age.

Accommodation Options by Michael Gore There is some confusion “out there” about the different forms of accommodation available when you decide to sell the family home & downsize. Of course you can simply buy another smaller dwelling which you would own, however...
Economic Update

Economic Update

Economic Update Low Global interest rates continue to drive equity markets as many of the macro impediments to global growth have been removed or pushed into the future. According to the IMF- World growth is expected to rise from 3.5 percent in 2017 to 3.6 percent in...

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