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Chart of the Week: how inflation will negatively affect the business cycle

One of the key themes of 2021 has been the return of inflation, after many years of absence. In fact, there would be an en...

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Gold trending higher and what’s driving it

Gold is one of those assets that has a lot of misinformation around it. It gets promoted by some as something to be held w...

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The transfer balance cap – changes from 1 July

The transfer balance cap is essentially a limit on how much superannuation a member can transfer from the accumulation pha...

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Investment Ideas in Fixed Interest

Following on from our recent Fixed Income Review that was published for members, let’s have a look at some investment id...

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Why the recent move in the yield curve maters

The yield curve shows how yields for bonds of the same credit rating, typically government bonds, differ based on maturity...

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Office Property: From Boom to Bust ?

Pre-pandemic, Australian office market fundamentals were solid and in high demand from both investors and tenants. This wa...

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What does inflation mean for the Australian bond market

Australia’s inflation rate has been stubbornly below the RBA’s target band of 2–3% for several years now, but the 0....

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Macro in a minute: The stunning Aussie employment recovery

The latest employment data for Australia has just been released. The unemployment rate decreased to 5.5%, however the numb...

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Budget 2021-22 Analysis

Federal government doubles down on expansionary budget It’s been only seven months since the last federal budget in Octo...

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