The incoming Trump administration in the US has the potential to dramatically change the global economy and financial markets.
Released during July in Australia and other selected countries, Pokemon Go is a free-to-play augmented reality smartphone game developed in collaboration by Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company.
The shift towards negative interest rate in some countries is a scenario that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago.
Since the start of the year, more than $8.2 trillion has been wiped off the value of global equities.
The federal government seems to be preparing the public for reform with its semi-regular announcements from ministers that ‘everything is on the table’, particularly since Malcolm Turnbull took the prime ministership from Tony Abbott.
The extraordinary stock market events in China of recent weeks have stunned domestic investors, as the Beijing government opted for extreme measures to prevent a complete meltdown after the Shanghai A
It may not be popular in political or financial circles, but the treasurer’s call for a debate on the use of superannuation for housing resonates where it counts.
Not every economist buys the theory that that deflation leads to deferment of consumption, and is inherently a ‘bad thing’.
A new book by two US academics offers a compelling analysis of the world’s financial malaise, including in China.
Oil’s role in current geopolitical plays may have an effect on some of Australia’s massive LNG projects.
Capitalism per se isn’t the problem behind wealth disparity, but rather governments’ failure to act in the interests of workers and the middle class.
More needs to be done to encourage savings self-sufficiency if policymakers want Australians to carry the financial burden of extended retirement years themselves.
In my November 2012 column, I outlined the views of Felix Stephen, head of strategy and research at Advance Asset Management.
THE prospect of global currency war presents a fresh challenge for governments and financial markets worldwide, including Australia.
THE number of job-ready New Zealanders heading to Australia jumped this year, with many of them bound for Western Australia.
Self-funded retirees, who don’t subscribe to the theory of staying fully invested in the market, may find comfort in the views of Felix Stephens, head of strategy and research at Advance Asset Managem
After slipping off the radar, the debt crisis in Europe has now returned.
An insider’s view on China, that it is not always what it seems, challenges Western thinking.
Credit ratings agencies need a renewal of integrity.
Positive signs, however small, are emerging from Europe and the US, while China goes through growing pains.
The eurozone’s financial mess will surely force leaders to acknowledge the errors of past practices.
The eurozone debt crisis has become the major risk to the global economy and it is already starting to affect Australia.
What’s behind protests such as Occupy Wall Street and is there a need to resolve these issues?
A sound currency is the fundamental basis for a productive economy.
Investors need to adapt to a more uncertain financial and political world order.
Despite ongoing environmental and political upheaval around the world, there’s still reason for confidence.
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