Make no mistake. Trump is pushing the world to the brink of disaster. Real negotiations result in win-win situations. Not the win-lose scenarios that have typified just about all his meetings so far.
Globalisation has brought interconnectedness and a wealth of opportunities. Yet developed countries are growing weary of globalisation and starting to increasingly move towards protectionism. China, the emerging country powerhouse, is slowing its growth.
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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, recovery has been timid. Developed countries are struggling with the effects of long-term low interest rates and high debt. Asset prices have been growing, while salary growth has remained stagnant.
Will the global economy fully recover? Are asset prices overvalued, or will they keep increasing?
In a world with low growth, what are the best and worst countries to put your money in? After all, any country can turn from a booming powerhouse into a stagnant economy. We all watched it happen in 2008…
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While some remain optimistic, it is hard to ignore the falls already seen, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. And with the news coming out last week that the reserve bank may lower interest rates even…
In Australia, property prices continue to drop with Sydney leading the way. According to Corelogic, in the last 12 months Sydney has dropped 8.1% and the combined capitals 5.3%.
10 years after the property bust, property is booming again. Except that this time it´s not property sales…but rentals. You see, while property sale prices have pretty much stayed the same, rentals have been soaring…
We attended the Mines and Money Asia conference in Hong Kong last week. There was plenty of talk on gold. One of the panel discussions was called: ‘Gold and its role in investment portfolios’. I didn’t really know what to expect. Well, I had an idea… Put it this way: If I was the only … Read More