We will look at how interest rates affect stock markets and what may happen in an interest rate rise.
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a major feature on the global stage, although with growing vaccination rates and declining cases, the focus for the world’s economies has shifted to China and inflation.
Even though the investment principles we run on are simple, they aren’t always easy to understand and accept. Here are some of the objections we commonly encounter.
Read why the post-COVID economy is expected to recover well with various indicators across many areas fostering expectations of growth.
How would the US market have performed without Big Tech? How do their profits compare? Our charts reveal the market dominance of the “FAMAGs”.
In unprecedented times, market volatility and the news headlines that follow can often be a cause of concern for members – particularly when it comes to superannuation.
Since emotions pose a threat to our financial health, it is important that we are aware of them so we can make the best possible decisions to ensure financial security.
It is absolutely important that investors avoid emotional, panicked decision making. Investors who panic sell run the risk of selling low and crystallising losses in their portfolios. Read why.
Regularly checking in on your retirement plan is always a sensible strategy. Keeping track of your finances becomes even more important in times of economic uncertainty. Given the changes we’ve seen due to Coronavirus, now is a good time to take a look at your retirement income plan with fresh eyes. We’ve put together a list of resources to help you.
Sharemarkets are the most volatile they’ve been in the past 20 years. Increased uncertainty, fear, forced and panic selling, as well as reduced liquidity, are all contributing factors to currently elevated levels of volatility. Read why.