Interest rate rises continue to drive market volatility

Markets had a positive shakeup after the RBA announced a relatively mild 25 base-point rise in interest rates in October – but inflation is still sitting too high and markets remain volatile as investors price in false inflation peaks. Global markets came a cropper in September as investors responded to higher-than-expected inflation and monetary policy […]

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Crack the piggy bank for investment opportunity

Stash the cash. It’s a natural reaction. As much as loading bank notes under the mattress, stuffing cash in the sock drawer is a guilty pleasure, it’s not a wise habit to get stuck in and goes against the general trend cash-free transactional environment we now live in. The Reserve Bank of Australia reported this […]

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Inflation forecast signals time to cycle balance into portfolio

Inflation – an issue that’s been at the forefront of most investors’ minds (particularly retirees) over recent weeks. With the influx of cash flowing around from COVID stimulus measures and the swift recovery of our national economy, it’s inevitable we start seeing cost-of-living increase. RBA guidance Last week the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) removed […]

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