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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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ETF Research Updates: USD, HYGG, EX20

BetaShares U.S. Dollar ETF Recommendation Change: — / ASX Code: USD The Fund has been maintained as ‘Recommend...

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Company Updates: ALD, XRO, GNC, CAR, CBA, DXS, SVW, A2M, CWN

17/05/2021 Ampol Limited (ALD) announced this morning that it will continue its refining operations at Lytton until at lea...

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Portfolio Strategy: this year is NOT like last year

If there is one thing all investors should be getting used to by now, its that this year is not like last year. Whilst tha...

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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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Month in Review for April 2021

The monthly summary of global markets, movements, and recent data (Month in Review – April 2021) is now available. I...

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Company Updates: MQG, REA, NAB, NEA, AMC, ANZ, SEK, SUL, WBC, INA

10/05/2021 Macquarie Group Limited (MQG) reported its FY21 results on Friday, announcing FY21 net profit of $3,015 million...

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ETF & LIC Research Updates: GOLD, ETPMAG, VBND

ETFS Physical Gold Recommendation Change: — / ASX Code: GOLD Lonsec has provided the Fund with a ‘Highly Recom...

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