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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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Beware the base effects when looking at data & performance figures right now

As economic data continues to come in red hot across a wide range of metrics, companies report very strong earnings growth...

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Delivering income in a low yield world

Generating a meaningful level of income within the risk constraints of a retirement portfolio has certainly had its challe...

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Australian & global property market update

Australian and global property markets In the March quarter 2021 Australian property securities lost ground (S&P/ASX 3...

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