The month of June saw trade conflict between the US and China hold up as another temporary trade truce was formed. The RBA delivered its first move in its monetary policy since August 2016. Commodities continued to surge, with all major asset classes delivering positive returns for the final month of the financial year.
When running a self-managed superannuation fund, it’s important to be aware of some of the key global and economic environmental factors that may impact your portfolio. We look at five global themes that are currently playing out in world markets and what they could mean for you.
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Research continues to show that a diverse and inclusive workforce affects a company’s bottom-line. We examine the opportunities and why companies like BT are advocating for diversity as part of their sustainable investing approach.
With the 2019 Federal election now completed and the Coalition returned to form Government, it may be an opportune time to review some of the major positions that the Coalition announced and what they may mean for you.
The first quarter equity market rally continues into April in light of dovish Central Banks and improving Chinese data, while cuts to Germany’s growth forecast reverberates concerns around Eurozone weakness.
The month of May saw trade conflict between the US and China escalate after months of seemingly progressive talks. Prime Minister Theresa May also announced her resignation and while global equity markets were mostly in the red, Australia defied the trend to deliver positive returns.
Investors are shifting from only looking at short-term returns to a broader focus on long-term value creation, including the impact a company is having on those around them. We explore sustainable investing in more detail.