Silver Lining within Market Volatility

What is going on? With both equities and bond allocations selling off over the last six months, investors are understandably worried about the seemingly never-ending uncertainty and volatility within markets. Whether it is geopolitics, inflation, energy issues or rising interest

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Market Review – May 2022

International Equities – Whilst volatility moderated somewhat during the month of May, International Shares, both unhedged and hedged fell 3.23% and 7.5% on the month. Markets continue to price in the impacts of increasing interest rates and inflation. For more

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Market Review – April 2022

International Equities – Volatility re-entered international equities over the month of April. This resulted in a 7.5% drop in the hedged index and a 3.23% fall in the unhedged index. A sharp US dollar rally caused divergence in these two

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Market Review – March 2022

International Equities – Unhedged and hedged international equities steadied in the month of March. Unhedged fell 0.87% whilst hedged gained 2.90%. Volatility to the downside has subsided for the time being as markets try to price in the full affects

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2022 Autumn – Prepare for Life Newsletter

In This Issue – The financial rewards of optimism, Boosting your Superannuation, Keeping calm during market volatility. If it wasn’t already clear, the past 12 months certainly cemented the fact that life has a habit of throwing us the occasional

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2022 Federal Budget Summary

The 2022 Budget, brought down on 29 March – 6 weeks earlier than normal, is the last Budget before the next Federal Election is due to be held. The latest date for the election is 21 May 2022. Please click

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Market Review – February 2022

International Equities Unhedged and hedged international equities exposures again finished down in the month of February. Unhedged fell 5.46% hedged fell 2.72%. Whilst the markets were trending downwards due to the impacts of rising rates and inflation, Russia’s invasion of

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Market Review – January 2022

International EquitiesUnhedged and hedged international equities exposures finished negative on the month of January, falling 2.25% and 5.05% respectively. Over the month we saw a sell-off in technology stocks in the United States as markets priced in a sizable uptick

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Market Review – December 2021

Unhedged and hedged international equities exposures finished positive on the month of December, changing 3.98% and 1.73% respectively. Even with high inflation numbers and surging Omicron case numbers,….. Please click here for more information  

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