Shares hit another bout of turbulence

15 March

US banks, inflation, interest rates and recession risk – what it means for investors? Key points: – US regional bank failures have added to uncertainty about the investment outlook flowing from inflation & rate hikes. – Specific issues with...[Read More]

Market Review for 2022 [Video]

6 February

  The 2022 calendar year proved to be very challenging across most asset classes. However, there have been some encouraging signs in early 2023. A reminder that we always encourage patience with your long term investment strategies...[Read More]

The RBA hikes rates by 0.25%. Here are five reasons why the RBA was right to slowdown and the top is near

5 October

Key points The RBA sensibly dropped back to a 0.25% hike this month taking the cash rate to 2.6%. Its still signalling more hikes ahead though. Slowing the pace of rate hikes makes sense: the RBA needs to allow time to assess the impact...[Read More]

[Video] Market Update – 23 June 2022

23 June

  The markets in 2022 so far have been mainly influenced by rising inflation and Central Bank monetary policy. The central banks around the world have commenced raising interest rates. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has raised...[Read More]

[Video] Market Update – May 2022

2 May

  The markets in 2022 so far have been influenced by rising inflation, the conflict in Ukraine and continuing supply chain disruption. The central banks around the world have commenced raising interest rates and the Reserve Bank of...[Read More]

[Video] Merlea Economic Update – November 2021

29 November

  With the potential for travel restrictions between state borders in the 2nd half of 2021, Brian Nash from Merlea Investments has not been able to travel from Adelaide to the Sunshine Coast for his quarterly Economic Updates for our...[Read More]