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The US yield curve inversion – an indicator of recession or not? In a word, not. There are clearly issues in the world. A recession may hit the global economy more quickly than some expect. Nonetheless, the long-lived influence of global central bank policies on...

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This article was first published in Cuffelinks on 16 July 2019. The original article is found here. The recent step down in cash rates was a final jolt to the savings of millions of Australians who live on interest from bank deposits. It took term deposits...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview Rising trade tensions saw global markets weaker in May, with the S&P500 -6.6%, FTSE 100 -3.5%, Nikkei 225 -7.4% and Shanghai Composite -5.8%. The Australian market performed better, finishing the month +1.7%, following the surprise Coalition victory...

eInvest, a distributor of exchange traded managed fund solutions, has launched Australia’s first actively managed ESG exchange traded fund (ETF).  The new fund, eInvest Future Impact Small Caps Fund (IMPQ) is also Australia’s first Small Cap Active ESG ETF and is managed by affiliate, Perennial Value Management. The...

Sydney-based Perennial Value Management is launching an actively managed Australia and New Zealand small cap ESG ETF. It’s the first active ESG ETF to hit the Australian market. The eInvest Future Impact Small Caps Fund (Managed Fund) (IMPQ), which began trading today, will attempt to outperform...