news and observations

20 Sep 2018

Special report | Trade war escalation - time to trim some risk

This week US President Trump announced a second round of tariffs on USD 200 billion of imports from China. While we believe the global growth cycle still has further to run, we are choosing to trim some risk in light of recent developments.

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The challenges of investing later cycle

AROUND THE TABLE | SEPTEMBER 2018

Finding value in Australian markets

CIO MONTHLY | SEPTEMBER 2018

The pitfalls of market timing

OBSERVATIONS | AUGUST 2018

17 Jul 2018

Symposium | Staying focused on global opportunities

The current growth cycle is maturing. The outlook from here appears to be even more uncertain and volatile than we've experienced in recent years, with the likelihood that returns will also be more moderate.

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Trade wars and other risks - how will they affect markets?

CIO MONTHLY | AUGUST 2018

17 Jul 2018

Special report | US-China trade war escalates

Last week, the US Government announced plans to implement tariffs of 10% on a further $200 billion of China's exports to the US, with the extent of the move widely unexpected by analysts and the market.

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Staying focused on global opportunities

CIO MONTHLY | JULY 2018

Charting our course through ongoing uncertainty

CIO MONTHLY | JUNE 2018

How have our clients responded to rising volatility?

CIO MONTHLY | MAY 2018

09 May 2018

Special report | Federal Budget 2018

We provide a summary of the key announcements from the Budget from the perspective of investors and discuss what this could mean for markets.

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Looking to alternatives in a rising rate environment

CIO MONTHLY | APRIL 2018