Investors Voice Category: Inflation
Share-market volatility, property price falls, cryptocurrency crashes, rising interest rates and skyrocketing inflation have turned many investment portfolios on their head, disrupting traditional ideas of safe-haven investments.
5 months ago
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has identified additional considerations being made that will influence their future rate decisions, with a hint of a slowdown in rate rises.
Despite the rhetoric from central bankers and global leaders blaming the world’s current economic woes on inflation, a war in Europe, an energy crisis and irrational consumer sentiment, there is...
6 months ago
Global investment management company T. Rowe Price's Head of Multi-Asset Solutions APAC, Thomas Poullaouec, and team remain underweight to equities and bonds and overweight to cash.
7 months ago
Professor Jerry Parwada of UNSW Business School, an investment and financial markets specialist, shares his thoughts on the market, what it means for retirees and the role of portfolio diversification.
8 months ago
Surging inflation, hawkish central banks and the war in Ukraine have dominated global markets through the first half of 2022.
10 months ago
Inflation has been peaking globally and is likely to decline into 2023, as many countries are coming to terms with the idea of living with COVID-19.
11 months ago
Skyrocketing house prices, rising inflation, pandemic-driven uncertainty, and credit crunches haven’t yet deterred property investors or home buyers.
13 months ago
As investors’ focus shifts from growth to value companies, many will be seeking undervalued businesses with robust balance sheets and pricing power.
16 months ago
After over eighteen months under the shadow of COVID-19 lockdowns, Australians are taking our first vaccinated steps along the path to economic recovery.
Inflation generally makes share market investors nervous. Consumer spending – a key driver of inflation – has rebounded since the start of the global pandemic, and this is having a corresponding effect on inflation in key sectors.
The latest property data figures indicate house prices in some capital cities in Australia have risen as much as 29% —the sharpest increase in the residential property market since 1988.
21 months ago
With the economy moving at such a rapid pace, inflation may become a factor in coming periods. Investors may consider tilting portfolios to inflation responsive assets to ensure they do not fall into negative real-return territory.
Inflation is a hot and controversial economic topic both locally and internationally.
The March quarter consumer price index confirmed annual headline inflation at 1.3 per cent, while the underlying inflation measure saw inflation running at an equal record low of just 1.4 per cent.