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6 Sep 2019 - Prolonged QE lulled markets into a false sense of stability The recovery from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has been largely assisted by ultra-loose ...

Alternative assets can create opportunities in a volatile world

By Calvin Richardson Read now

28 Aug 2019 - Bonds have been unrelenting in 2019, rising in stark defiance of investors who called a fade to the rally in late 2018, when the US Fed appeared determined ...

Dark clouds hovering as bond yields spell trouble

By Jude McDonnell Read now

21 Jun 2019 - In what has since been touted as ‘Miracle May’, investors welcomed the shock federal election outcome, which saw the Morrison government returned to power ...

Miracle May is over, but don’t expect celebrations to continue

By Calvin Richardson Read now

27 May 2019 - Behavioural finance tells us that herd behaviour is hard wired into our brains. As investors we don’t want to miss out on opportunities, especially when we ...

WAAAX, FAANG, and the market’s bucket mentality

By Peter Green Read now

21 May 2019 - Last week, we partnered with Money Management to recognise the best performing funds at the annual Money Management and Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year ...

2019 Fund Manager of the Year Awards

By Libby Newman Read now

30 Apr 2019 - Mention the property market to Australian investors and the first thing they probably think of is the collapse in residential property values. These price ...

How Australian listed property defied the odds to become the best performing asset class

By Kevin Prosser Read now

3 Apr 2019 - Last night Treasurer Frydenberg handed down his first budget a month before the regular budget season. With the possibility of a May election, this budget is ...

Budget’s fate will be determined by the economy

By Amy Li Read now

25 Mar 2019 - The date for Britain’s departure from the European Union is still very much TBC. Prime Minister May went to Brussels to ask for an extension beyond the 29 ...

Which fund managers are most exposed to Brexit?

By Rui Fernandes Read now

21 Mar 2019 - The Australian equity market reacted positively to the February reporting season, providing a relief rally after beating the market’s pessimistic ...

How reporting season shaped the market

By Danial Moradi Read now

21 Feb 2019 - Last year marked the ten-year anniversary since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), and while the global economy and our financial institutions have ...

The rise of right-wing populism and the impact on global markets

By Calvin Richardson Read now

18 Feb 2019 - Labor’s proposed changes to franking credits will result in a meaningful reduction in income for zero or low tax rate retirees invested in equity funds, ...

Franking credit overhaul will leave investors out of pocket

By Adrian Hoe Read now

12 Feb 2019 - Earlier this month, at his first public speech for 2019, RBA Governor Phil Lowe conceded the rate outlook is now “evenly balanced”, dropping the rate ...

RBA reassesses its outlook for the Australian economy

By Amy Li Read now