The aged care sector arrives at a tipping point


Could the aged care sector’s problems be drawing to a close, paving the way for consolidation and more capital investment?

26 Jul 2019

Hats off to Australian farmers putting sustainable agriculture into practice


How sustainable farming methods are helping Australian farmers maintain the value of their natural assets over the long term.

Economic commentary
23 Aug 2019

US Economic Update – August 2019

Economic commentary

More Fed cuts likely as trade headwinds strengthen.


More Fed cuts likely as trade headwinds strengthen.

Markit PMIs show US manufacturing has contracted, whilst in Europe it remains in a slump but hasn’t fallen as far as anticipated.

The FOMC minutes released highlight the divisions in the Fed at their last meeting.

The bond market has long been opaque, with bonds traded in parcels far too large for the average investors, but what might a more accessible bond market look like?

We continue to see considerable disparities between retail sub-sectors. On a yearly basis, our data shows department stores, clothing and footwear going backwards, while household goods is barely in positive territory. Cafes, restaurants & takeaways are outperforming.

The markets retreated from yesterday’s optimism.

A wave of positivity seems to have hit the markets.

The RBA sees Australian QE as unlikely in the near term. Read our analysis.

Resilient cattle and lamb prices sustain flat NAB Rural Commodities Index.

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