Entries by Sanjay Singh

Sanjay’ s Share Markets & Interest Rate Insights

Share Markets   After a somewhat turbulent quarter, global and domestic share markets performed superbly over the last quarter. Positive numbers in the US Asia and Europe both in GDP and employment had positive impacts on markets worldwide. Locally, the market was volatile but huge banking profits, positive signs in the mining sector and reforms […]

Predictions for 2017

The Aussie Dollar to fall further Interest rates to stay on hold initially then perhaps increase later in the year. Australian economy to grow by 3 % China to grow by 6.5% Europe to grow by 2% The US to grow by 2% An international horse to win the Melbourne Cup Barcelona to win the […]

SUMMARY OF HOW THE BUDGET WILL AFFECT INVESTORS

In my opinion, the changes to superannuation are a backward step that will reduce the ability of the population to save for retirement. Following are the changes the government decided upon: A reduction in the concessional superannuation contribution cap to $25,000 for all Australians from 01/07/2017. If you are over 50, the current cap is […]

Global Perspectives Multi Asset | March 31, 2016

Overview Equities: Global equities posted their first positive month in 2016, continuing their upward trend since mid-February. With continued support from low oil prices and accommodative monetary policy, all major indices recorded gains with the US and emerging market equities experiencing the best results. European equities lagged but still posted positive returns. Fixed Income: While […]

2016 Market Outlook & Stock Tips

Both US & Local share markets have had a very strong start to the year.  This is mainly due to strengthening commodity prices and solid news out of the US such as falling unemployment and strong retail figures. We all know that China is a critical component of both Australian and global growth. This is […]

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FINANCIAL PLANNING TIPS

ECONOMIC SUMMARY After a predictably sound finish to 2015 when the annual retail frenzy aided local and domestic markets, the bears came out at the start of the new year. A plunge in oil prices forced a sell off. While this should help you at the bowser, it unfortunately affects resource companies adversely as our […]