October 9, 2017

Mortgage market clouds hang over the banks

The big banks rely heavily on their mortgage businesses but there could be tough times ahead in that market. One analyst is forecasting a slowdown in […]
October 3, 2017

Investment property deduction rules tightened

The Government has introduced legislation to give effect to its announcement in this year’s Budget that it would tighten up on the depreciation and deductibility rules […]
October 3, 2017

Personal insolvency numbers on the rise

Excessive use of credit is the thing that gets most people into financial trouble, and the number having trouble managing their debts is rising. The Australian […]
September 25, 2017

SMSFs consolidate their equity positions

SMSF investors consolidated their Australian equity portfolios during the first half of 2017, trading less often but taking bigger stakes. Online broker CommSec says in a […]
September 25, 2017

Profit season reaction shows investors’ priorities

Investors’ responses to the profit reporting season suggest that the market is still rewarding those companies that can produce results in a weak revenue environment, rather […]