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Equity market update: volatility, inflation, interest rates

Equity market update: volatility, inflation, interest rates

 

Equity market volatility can scare investors out at exactly the wrong time.

In his new video our equities specialist John Garrett offers his perspective on how inflation, interest rates and supply chain issues are affecting markets – and why despite all of this, his investment philosophy remains the same.

 

The key to capitalising in down markets

The key to capitalising in down markets

 

Over the last 100 years the Australian and US stock markets have delivered a return close to 10% p.a – higher than any other asset class. Unfortunately, these annual returns don't come in a smooth fashion.

Volatility – like we’re seeing in the markets now – can scare investors out at exactly the wrong time.

 

Ready to capitalise on the world's second largest economy?

Ready to capitalise on the world's second largest economy?

Long gone are the days of viewing China as a low-cost manufacturing hub. Its evolution is creating opportunities for astute equities investors ready to capitalise on the world’s second largest economy. 

 

Inflation: what does it mean for my investment portfolio?

Inflation: what does it mean for my investment portfolio?

After three decades of hibernation, it appears the inflation genie may be out of the bottle. So how can investors build a robust portfolio to help withstand its impact? Managing Director, John Garrett, explains.

Short squeezes, GameStop and the implications for investing

Short squeezes, GameStop and the implications for investing

The last few weeks are testament to the wild swings investors can experience when both emotion and crowd behaviour take control. Managing Director, John Garrett, explains short selling’s dangerous quirk along with the time-tested way of delivering attractive returns.

The beauty of stock markets

The beauty of stock markets

Managing Director, John Garrett, explores the beauty of stock markets and the importance of the right perspective, a few home truths, a grasp of history and an ability to filter out the noise.

A bull market for 2021's year of the Ox?

A bull market for 2021's year of the Ox?

The (Chinese) new year of the Ox has begun, and the zodiac predicts positive events to take place. To date we’ve seen the year of the Ox twice before – in 1997 and in 2009 – where the China A-share market performed strongly. Will 2021’s year of the Ox see another solid performance?

The home bias problem, and why geographic diversification can be a lifesaver
The Australian real estate sector exhibiting strong growth and resilience

The Australian real estate sector exhibiting strong growth and resilience

Demonstrating strong growth and resilience, and underpinned by a range of positive long-term structural trends is which Australian real estate sector? Executive Director, Matthew Lane, explains.

Misconceptions overshadow true value – the structured credit story
Investing and the political crystal ball – AusBiz interview
Ant-y Climax, or Revolution?

Ant-y Climax, or Revolution?

Why the biggest failed IPO in history, Ant Group, represents the most disruptive model for financial services in our generation