8 12, 2016

A look into 2017 for Australian Investors

By | December 8th, 2016|Economy, Market Summary|0 Comments

A look into 2017 for Australian investors as at December 2016 2017 Key Takeaways – Australia’s capacity hangover & Trump uncertainty Australia’s economy has significant excess capacity and lacks the momentum seen in the rest-of-the-world Australia’s economy is lacking income impetus > export income, investment income, household income & corporate profit momentum (excluding resources) is [...]

7 07, 2016

2016 Australian Election & Brexit: Impact on Investors?

By | July 7th, 2016|Australian News, Economy, International News|0 Comments

  2016 Australian Election & Brexit - How does it impact investors?   In mid-May 2016 we officially flagged our increasing caution towards investment markets and our strong advice to raise cash levels amid the adoption of a conservative outlook for medium-term portfolio returns.   At that point we highlighted a suggested rise in CASH [...]

4 05, 2016

Budget 2016: Big changes to super & more

By | May 4th, 2016|Business Owners, Economy, Prime Financial Group, Retirees, Superannuation incl. SMSF|0 Comments

  Budget 2016 Update - Big changes to super & more In the last 24-hours there have been several significant announcements and events that are relevant to investment strategies.   The release of the 2016-2017 Australian Federal Budget last night carried with it many significant proposals, most particularly to taxation & the superannuation system.   [...]