Finance News

Are you a director of an Australian entity? Time to get your director ID sorted!

16 November 2022
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Are you a director of an Australian entity? If you are, or you’re not sure, keep reading.   There are all kinds of directors in Australia. The obvious ones are directors of companies or trusts, but there are others as well. You could be a director if you run a charity, look after your local footy club, or…

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The days of record-low interest rates are officially over

6 May 2022
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock this week, you will have heard that the RBA has lifted interest rates for the first time in a decade. Our official rate is now 0.35%.   Similarly, the US Fed lifted rates to 0.75%-1% and the Bank of England lifted their benchmark to 1%. Higher cash rates…

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Global sharemarkets are looking ugly on the back of Russia v Ukraine

24 February 2022
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The unrest around Russia and Ukraine has given investors that much more to be worried about. With the increase in global sanctions, the market is now pricing in higher energy prices and seeing significant risk aversion. This has been highlighted by the Nasdaq which has now tumbled more than 15% so far this year, while the S&P500…

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