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Oliver’s Insights – The Australian economy and profits – seven reasons to be upbeat

The key points are as follows: A rebound in the economy in the December quarter confirms that Australia is continuing to grow and avoid recession. There are seven reasons to be upbeat about the Australian outlook: thanks to a more flexible economy Australia is on track to take out the Netherlands for the longest period…

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Oliver’s Insights – The Australian housing market – what are the key issues?

Oliver’s Insights – The Australian economy and profits – seven reasons to be upbeat The key points are as follows: The Sydney and Melbourne property markets have hotted up again and high house prices and household debt leave Australia vulnerable. But a property crash remains unlikely. Expect average home prices to fall 5-10% once an…

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Market Watch from AMP Capital

Key points Expensive housing and high household debt leave Australian housing vulnerable; but without a recession or much higher interest rates a property crash is unlikely. The surging supply of apartments and the continuing strength of the Sydney and Melbourne property markets pose an increasing risk. Average dwelling prices in these cities are likely to…

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Oliver’s Insights – The Fed hikes and Trump stimulus in 2017 – implications for investors and Australia

The key points are as follows: After a year since the first Fed rate hike in this cycle, the Fed has finally moved the Fed Funds rate up again from a range of 0.25-0.5% to 0.5-0.75%. The move reflects confidence in the ongoing recovery in the US economy. Given ongoing low wages growth, low inflation…

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Oliver’s Insights – Review of 2016, outlook for 2017 – looking better despite the political noise

Key points are as follows: 2016 started badly for investors with worries about global growth and deflation. But global growth turned out okay &, despite political events, rising bond yields & disappointing Australian growth, the end result has been a constrained but okay year for diversified investors. 2017 is likely to see another year of…

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