We are at a pivotal time if we want to safeguard and strengthen the financial future of Australians. For over 25 years now, we have built a thriving superannuation scheme for Australia that is deservedly the envy of much of the world.
Europe is beginning to recover but many investors still fear European banks could derail the economy. Tim Rocks, Head of Market Research & Strategy, considers the challenges for European banks and support from policymakers.
The year started with angst over higher US interest rates, lower commodity prices and emerging markets. But concerns had mostly settled, with markets recovering by the time the Brexit debacle hit in the final week of the financial year.