Financial Planning News

Current Market Volatility

As you would be aware there has been significant volatility experienced in investment markets over the past few days, particularly in the US, which has resulted in other countries including Australia...

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Correction time for shares?

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on the current state of investment markets, particularly the recent volatility in the US.

Key points raised are:

  • The US share market is long...

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Bitcoin

There has been plenty of press recently in respect to Bitcoin.  Please click on the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on the potential for a Bitcoin bubble.

Key points raised are : 

  • Investment...

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Review of 2017, Outlook for 2018

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's review of investment markets for 2017, and the outlook for 2018.

Key points raised are :

  • Despite the usual worry list 2017 has been pretty good for...

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Is Australia's economy on shaky ground?

Some commentators have suggested that the Australian economy is built on shaky foundations that are about to collapse.  Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's thoughts on this issue.

Key...

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Will Australian house prices crash?

Please click on the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on Australian house prices.

Key points raised are:

  • Talk of a property crash is likely to ramp up again with signs that the Sydney and...

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The GFC 10 Years On

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's reflections on the GFC, the lessons learned and could it happen again.

Key points raised are:

  • The key lessons from the GFC are that
    • high returns...

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North Korea

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on the implications for investors of a war with North Korea.

Key points raised are:

  • Tensions with North Korea have clearly increased causing...

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The Australian Dollar

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on the recent rise in the Australian dollar.  Key points raised are:

  • The Australian dollar has been pushed higher lately by a weaker US...

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Why returns are likely to be solid in 2017-18

Please click the link below to view Shane Oliver's views on investment markets for 2017-18.

Key points raised are :

  • Despite a lengthy list of worries including Brexit, Trump and messy Australian...

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