How to avoid investment behavioural traps

Kajanga Kulatunga – Portfolio Specialist, NAB Asset Management Investment markets can be unpredictable. Just when you get used to enjoying a prolonged period of strong returns, suddenly you can be faced with a wild share market rollercoaster and begin wondering whether you should get off. Content Investment markets can be unpredictable. Just when you get…

ThreeSixty Research Market Update – March 2016

Highlights; Global equity markets continued to correct through February but stage an early March recovery Oil prices staged a strong recovery from mid-February – up 37% China economic data continued to consolidate and targets 6.5% minimum growth US economic data continued to improve Marginally weaker Eurozone economic data heightens the likelihood of further quantitative easing…

3 easy ways to cut your mortgage

Australians now owe more on their mortgages than ever before, with the average home loan leaping to $433,000 in June 2014 – a rise of 10% in a year.1 But with just a few easy steps you can take years off your loan and thousands off the interest you pay. If you’re not looking forward…

April economic update

In the latest update, Brian reviews events in markets during March. He discusses: how world share prices fell back a little in March, after some very sound gains in February how the good performance of share markets in Europe and Japan comes at a time when the financial woes in Greece haven’t been resolved, and…

ThreeSixty Research Market Update December 2014

Highlights: Oil prices decline sharply through November. Global equity markets continued to rally strongly, although Australia did not participate. US economic data continues to show a sustainable recovery. Weak economic data across the Eurozone continues to support further ECB monetary intervention. China moves from targeted stimulus to a broad cut in interest rates to meet…

September Economic Update

In this video, Brian Parker, Head of Portfolio Specialists Group at MLC reviews events in markets during August. He discusses: how global share markets have continued to deliver decent returns, despite the uncertain geopolitical environment why the actions of central banks continue to be a key factor driving markets whether improvements in Australia’s non-mining economy…