Federal Budget 2022

With the Federal Budget being released last night we have prepared this update to provide you with the highlights.  The Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has delivered his fourth Federal Budget overnight.  Being a Pre Election Budget it should be noted that some of these...

Magellan Global Fund

Given recent media coverage regarding Magellan and its Chairman and Chief Investment Officer Hamish Douglass, we are writing to provide you with an update on these events. As you may have already read, Hamish Douglass is taking a medical leave of absence from his...

Federal Budget 2021

With the Federal Budget being released last night we have prepared this update to provide you with the highlights.  This budget (a continuation from the October one last year) had a continued focus on spending and economic recovery from the “pandemic”....

Federal Budget 2020

With the Federal Budget being released five months later than usual last night, and with a deficit position aimed at bringing Australia through the recession and COVID times we find ourselves in.   This is the second Federal Budget of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg...

Staying the Course in Current Market Uncertainty

Well the last few weeks has certainly been unprecedented and an adaption to life as we know it.  We are seeing Government both here and around the world try to manage a health crisis while supporting the economy as much as possible. We have seen Australian and Global...

COVID-19 Money Stuff You Need to Know

During times of change or challenge making financial decisions can sometimes feel overwhelming. A major life transition like loss of income, job loss, closing a business and general unknown future can be traumatic. Trauma affects many aspects of our cognition, and...

COVID-19 SECOND STIMULUS PACKAGE – UPDATE

The Australian Government released its second economic response to COVID-19 on 22 March 2020. These additional measures are as follows: Boosting cash flow for small business The Government is providing up to $100,000 to eligible small and medium sized businesses, and...

Covid-19 – Business as Usual?

What an interesting few weeks we have had.  From seeing market theory in direct action (through the panic buying of toilet paper at inflated prices) to major public events being shut down and now sports being played to empty crowds.  COVID-19 has escalated however...

Current Market Volatility – Corona Virus Covid19

As you are no doubt aware the Coronavirus or as it is now called Covid19, has seen a significant rise in infection rates outside China.   This has seen market lose come capital value over the last week of trading.  Remember that investment involved two types of...