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June 2018 Economic Update

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty. Market update Inflation continues to creep higher and is close to or at 2% in major developed markets, although core measures of inflation remain below target. Despite slower-than-expected...

McKillop FP newsletter – January 2018

McKillop Financial Planning’s January 2018 newsletter – CLICK HEREĀ  Articles on: Setting up for retirement success ThreeSixty Research Market Update: January 2018 Your rights when it comes to direct debits Technology: an adversary in the fight for 2% inflation  ...

Technology: An adversary in the fight for 2% inflation

It’s been a generation since inflation last ravaged Australia, with costs for ordinary consumer goods rising on a seemingly daily basis. Indeed, in the wake of the global financial crisis, inflation in many countries has been lower than policymakers would like. Low inflation, it turns out, can be a problem...