Economy

The 2024 Federal Budget provides cost of living relief through 1 July tax cuts, lower power bills, higher welfare payments and support for small businesses Note: These changes are proposals only and may or may not be made law. You should speak to your financial adviser...

Investing in the right asset class can be a daunting task, as it requires navigating the complex and ever-changing landscape of financial markets. Each year brings its own set of economic conditions, market trends, and geopolitical factors, making the decision-making process even more challenging. In...

Federal Budget May 2023: What it might mean for the markets   Addressing short-term pain but with limited long-term gain The Federal Government has delivered a prudent Budget that seeks to address cost of living pressures without adding to inflationary pressures (but unfortunately neither to long term...

Federal Budget May 2023: What it might mean for individuals Overall, the Budget measures are unlikely to have a significant effect from a personal financial advice perspective, and many of the measures have been previously announced. This summary provides coverage of the key issues of interest. Highlights   Business Owners ...

What happened in 2022? The COVID-19 pandemic finally started to become endemic in 2022, though it continued to cause issues in China. Despite this, the past year has been challenging for investors due to various factors. Inflation rose significantly in 2021 and continued to increase, largely...