Federal Budget 2018-19 Summary
On 8 May 2018, the Government delivered the 2018-19 Federal Budget, and it would be reasonable to say that this Budget starts to lay a foundation for the next Federal election.
The focus of the budget was building a stronger economy by creating jobs and guaranteeing essential services. As mo...
When news of Donald Trump's impending election victory starting filtering through in the afternoon of 9 November, markets were thrown into turmoil. The Australian sharemarket lost almost 5% in the space of a few hours, the US sharemarket pointed down 5%, oil plummeted and gold shot up.
Within 12 hours, calm had been restored. Sharemar...
What's in store?
Riccardo Briganti Investment Specialist, BT Advice
Economic data has taken a back seat in recent weeks as the US presidential race and the eventual election of Trump has dominated attention. Now that the election is out of the way, focus is likely to return to economic statistics to inform investment decisions inc...
The prospect of Donald Trump as US President seemed like a fantasy only a year ago, and yet, here we are today watching a Clinton v Trump election race. The uncertainty around Trump means Australia, and the world, are taking a closer interest than in the past. Betting markets place Trump at a 25% chance of winning, but he held a na...