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The US election: Which sectors will benefit from the outcome

- October 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

With so much uncertainty and volatility in the lead up to the US presidential election, what are the market sectors set to benefit, and how can investors mitigate the risks? James Whelan from VFS Group Portfolio Manager and Investment Manager at Banyantree Investment Group, Zach Riaz, provided their perspective. “I think it’s still too close… Read more »

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Superannuation continues its recovery

- September 18, 2020 2 MIN READ

Market stability and continued momentum in shares helped to bolster account balances in August. However, while consumers and investors are looking ahead to a ‘COVID normal’ world, the recovery is highly dependent on infection rates and the gradual easing of restrictions across the country. According to estimates from leading superannuation research house SuperRatings, the median… Read more »

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Is the fall in unemployment sustainable?

- September 18, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

What about those unemployment figures… wow… no-one saw that coming. Most experts predicted another big loss in jobs and rise in unemployment. Instead, our unemployment rate for August fell from a 22 year high of 7.5 per cent to 6.8 per cent… experts were predicting 7.7 per cent. Around 111,000 jobs were created… or more… Read more »