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The market has been largely focussed on the US Election over the past month – and is now dealing with a fundamental change with the election of Donald Trump as President.

Read more to learn how you could use annuities in your portfolio.

Forward exchange contracts (“FECs”), which are usually between a bank and a customer, enable the exchange of one currency into another at a future date and a pre-agreed exchange rate.

We review October conditions and recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets, with underweight positions in fixed interest, property and Australian equities, while keeping neutral exposure to international equities.

NAB Private and The Smith Family are working together this Christmas to bring much-needed gifts to nearly 15,000 disadvantaged children across Australia through The Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal.

In early September equity markets sold off after a US Federal Reserve official suggested interest rates could be increased at the September Fed meeting. Markets recovered later in the month when interest rates went unchanged.

As Australia’s population ages and ‘baby boomer’ retirements head toward their zenith in 2025, a discussion on the Retirement Risk Zone, that is the 10 years leading to retirement, is timely.

Leadership… it’s not about being right the first time, it’s about being resilient. Wolf Blass and Andrew Abercrombie in conversation.

Guillaume Brahimi, Chef and Restaurateur and Karin Adcock, Founder of House of Brands KJ, on moments that shaped their success.

We review August conditions and continue to recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets. Event-driven funds continued to perform strongly, especially funds that specialise in distressed companies.

August saw another rise in global equity prices despite increased talk from US Federal Reserve officials that suggest they are looking to raise US interest rates in either September or December.

The gurus of luxury, on brand leadership. Fiona Myer, Founder and Creative Director of White Story, and Philip Corne, Executive Chairman of L Catterton in conversation.

Patricia Ilhan, founder of the Australian Food Allergy Foundation and Kathy Alexander, Chair of Administrators, City of Greater Geelong – discover the key to their success.

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