Global Market Review October 2017

Nov 08, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Equity, Fixed Income, news, SMSF 0 Comment

The ASX bounced a solid 4% this month as Quarter 3 business conditions lifted to new post-GFC highs. The Jobs market recorded strong 3.3% y/y growth, which helped unemployment fall to 5.5% (a 4 year low). The jobs growth is now the fastest since 2008.

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Can the share market extend its rally?

Oct 27, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, Fixed Income, Global economy, news, Property, SMSF 0 Comment

If you own shares at the moment, you are probably reading the news and wondering whether you should be happy with property prices and stock markets hitting all-time highs (especially in the USA), or concerned that markets are about to experience a major correction.

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Euros in the loo

Sep 19, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Global economy, news, SMSF 0 Comment

Imagine the panic of a toilet blockage, but then finding the culprit is paper - $125,000 worth of paper!

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ANZ issues 4.75% Subordinated Notes

Sep 08, 2017 admin Fixed Income, Investment Opps, SMSF 0 Comment

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (“Issuer”) will issue AUD 225,000,000 4.75 per cent fixed rate subordinated notes due 7 September 2032 pursuant to its US$60,000,000,000 Euro Medium Term Note Programme (the “Subordinated Notes”). The Subordinated Notes convert into fully paid ordinary shares of the Issuer (“Ordinary Shares”) where the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (“APRA”) determines this to be necessary on the grounds that the Issuer would otherwise become non-viable.

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