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Women, parental leave and financial stress

While no group or demographic is immune from financial stress, Australian working women are continuing to feel the pressure, with one in five identifying as financially stressed.

Why now is the right time for value

There have been recent comments in the market that value investing is broken. Given how expensive the market has become, is now actually the time to overweight the style?

Citi’s guide to foreign exchange

  • Citi
  • 3 October 2019

Every day more than $US5 trillion worth of currency is exchanged globally, making foreign exchange, commonly referred to as Forex, the world’s largest financial market.

Investment returns have been good, but are likely to slow

The past 10 years have seen pretty good returns for well-diversified investors. But, while it sounds like a broken record, the decline in yields points to eventually more constrained returns ahead.

The case for active in fixed income: turning off autopilot

Since the rise of passive investment at the beginning of this decade, a strong debate has ensued as to whether active portfolio management adds value. UBS explains why going global and active can add value.

Solving for the retiree problem with innovation

The solution to Australia’s retirement problem requires a focus on providing for a ‘sufficient income for life’, rather than recommending low yield / low growth or so-called 'low risk' asset allocations.

Vanguard’s roadmap to financial security

A framework for decision-making in retirement involves determining retirement goals, understanding the risks, assessing available financial resources, and developing a plan to achieve goals and mitigate risks.

The growing role of ESG in infrastructure

ESG factors are central to the sustainability of an asset, and are especially critical for assets owned by global listed infrastructure companies given their fixed nature, lengthy lives, and centrality to economic growth and the smooth running of society.

What does the future of fixed interest look like?

Insights from the Fixed Income Beyond the Institutional Sector Summit 2019, defining the key megatrends that will shape the future and help build portfolios that deliver over the long term.

Stay the course - 2019 Vanguard Index Chart

While you can’t control investment markets, there are things you can control when it comes to investing, such as focusing on the long term, diversifying your portfolio, and not paying more than you need to invest.

Choose the ‘equity escalator’ not the ‘equity rollercoaster’

The asymmetrical relationship between gains and losses suggests that limiting losses has a more powerful effect on long-term growth than achieving an equivalent nominal positive return.

The green bond market: from inception to today

Green bonds have been in the marketplace for a little over a decade – a slither of time compared to bank lending or government bonds. But it is undoubtedly among the fastest growing of the fixed income instruments.

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Bulls, bonds and brain damage

Markets are overlooking the obvious risks as traders pass the parcel to the next buyer. Even central bankers believe: “There is something vaguely troubling when the unthinkable becomes routine.”

Three strategies for retirees to spend their super

Many retirees simply drawdown the minimum amount allowed under the pension rules. While their money may last longer than using other strategies, is a frugal lifestyle the best way to live in later years?

Five important lessons on investing for income

The search for income and cash flow by people relying on their investments has never been more difficult, so it's worth understanding both the opportunities and the overall context. 

Elizabeth Bryan and Chris Cuffe on how good boards work

Two of Australia's most experienced and successful chairs explain what makes a good board, what to watch for in bad ones, with advice for aspiring board members: understand first what motivates you.

Don’t expect too much from the Retirement Income Review

Expectations are already high for what the Retirement Income Review will deliver, but it will make no formal recommendations, and the 'fact base' it establishes will be disputed by other experts.

Long lease property funds: follow the income

Investors should not assume all property leases are the same, and long WALE funds have the advantages of tenant quality and term, plus look for the highly-desirable 'triple net leases'.

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