Monthly Archives: May 2017

Cyber Security
By Fenwickefinancial On May 31, 2017

I was having a chat to a friend this morning who had just been the victim of fraud. It started with mail going missing from his mailbox and lead to …

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The perils of forecasting and the need for a disciplined investment process
By Fenwickefinancial On May 31, 2017

Introduction I am regularly called on to provide forecasts for economic and investment variables like growth, interest rates, currencies and the share market. These usually come in the form of …

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Federal Budget 2017
By Fenwickefinancial On May 10, 2017

On Tuesday 9 May, the Federal Government handed down its Budget for the 2017–18 financial year. According to Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison, this year’s Budget is founded on the principles …

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Global growth looking healthier – underpinning share markets and a rising trend in bond yields
By Fenwickefinancial On May 1, 2017

Introduction Despite numerous geopolitical threats (Eurozone elections, tensions between the US and China, North Korea, etc.), worries about the demise of the so-called “Trump trade” and shares being overbought and …

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Australian cash rate on hold – bank mortgage rates, home prices and implications for investors
By Fenwickefinancial On May 1, 2017

Introduction The RBA provided no surprises following its April board meeting leaving the official cash rate on hold at 1.5%.The RBA remains more confident regarding global growth, sees Australian economic …

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