How far away is Trump’s 15% Corporate Tax?

Aug 09, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, Fixed Income, Global economy, news, Property 0 Comment

President Trump was elected on a mantra of America First, and lower taxes.

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Global Market Review July

Aug 04, 2017 admin Australian economy, Fixed Income, Global economy, news 0 Comment

  • A reasonably dull month on markets, with Aussie stocks left little changed as with cash and bonds. Broader developed market equities also rallied, closing 2.4% higher.

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Alzheimer’s used in Guvera lawsuit

Aug 03, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, news, SMSF 0 Comment

The Courier Mail recently reported that GOLD Coast fundraising outfit Amma Private Equity sold $8 million in music-streaming stock Guverra to an elderly man, who argues he was exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

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ASIC Chief blasts bank hybrids

Jul 18, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, Fixed Income, news, SMSF 0 Comment

Exiting ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft warned bank issued hybrid capital were "ridiculous" for retail investors.

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Australian dollar spikes higher, will rates follow?

Jul 18, 2017 admin Australian economy, Equity, Fixed Income, Global economy, news, Property, SMSF 0 Comment

Aussie Aussie Aussie!” you could almost hear the Australian Reserve Bank cheer this month. Tuesday’s release of the RBA minutes put financial markets into a tail spin. Friday night’s US data started the stronger Aussie trend. US inflation failed to impress – showing a second drop in 3 months. Analysts believed that the US Federal Reserve was less likely to push ahead with the removal of stimulus and policy tightening measures; meaning a lower interest rate differential between Australian and US interest rates. The Australian dollar (AUD) dutifully responded, adding 1 cent from ~75.40c US.

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