Share markets delivered solid returns in June. However, the gap between robust returns across most developed markets and weak returns in emerging markets continued. Australian equities continue to perform strongly.
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Saving for retirement when you have dependants
Supporting your dependants doesn’t have to come at the expense of building your retirement nest egg.
The Key Q2 2018
A faster pace – what do new ‘disruptive’ industries mean for investors?
Keeping In Touch June 2018: Saving for a first home is now easier
First-home buyers can now use their super to save for a house deposit, thanks to the First Home Super Saver scheme.
Keeping In Touch May 2018: Be retirement ready – plan early
You need to be savvy to build a sufficient nest egg for retirement. Planning is key, and so is getting professional advice.
Market Wrap April 2018: A bumpier ride
Trump’s trade tariffs with possible repercussions in the form of a trade war and a shake-up in technology stocks, led by Facebook on the back of its privacy violation, meant March was a bumpy ride for Wall Street. The U.S. stock market finished the first quarter of 2018 with losses for the first time in 10 quarters.
Keeping In Touch April 2018: Staying on top of finances for a small business
There is a lot to keep track of when running a small business, including your finances. They can make or break your business, so here are some pointers to help you keep them in check.
Market Wrap March 2018: Market corrects
Share markets continued late-January’s correction in February before a partial bounce-back saw global shares recover some ground, ending the month down 3.7% in hedged terms.
Keeping In Touch March 2018: Get help choosing personal insurance
When things go wrong, it’s nice to know you’re covered. But getting suitable insurance cover can be a matter of getting professional advice.
Market Wrap February 2018: Off to a good start
Share markets started the year positively, with global shares in hedged terms returning 3.8%. The US led the way as good earnings news saw the market hit new highs before pulling back at the end of the month.