Economic Update – November 2020

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Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. US election and COVID-19 dominate market activity: Lock-downs re-introduced in major European economies and the northern hemisphere winter approaches US GDP growth at record level, markets similarly saw reported earnings beat expectations China’s reported economic […]

Federal Budget Summary 2020

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In this special report, our Head of Professional Standards & Technical Services, Craig Meldrum, looks at the key takeouts from the federal budget and what it means for individuals and businesses. It will include a summary of the tax, superannuation and social security changes that may impact wealth creation and retirement funding strategies for Infocus’ […]

Economic Update – October 2020

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Labour markets seemingly improve – Australian unemployment rate fell to 6.8%, still high but better than expected due in part to JobKeeper – RBA and government are expected to provide more economic stimulus  – US presidential election may cause elevated volatility in financial markets The post Economic Update – October 2020 appeared first on Infocus.

September Economic Update

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Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. New highs on Wall Street: – Earnings season in US beats expectations, noting that expectations were lower due to COVID-19  – The US market buoyed by large Tech companies still leading the charge  – Australian […]

Economic Update – August 2020

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– The ASX 200 and S&P 500 both posted four months of positive returns – COVID vaccines are under development and undergoing trials in many countries, expectations are that they may be available in early 2021 – China economic data are getting back to pre-COVID levels The post Economic Update – August 2020 appeared first […]

Economic Update – July 2020

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Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe.  The recovery is happening sooner than we expected! – End of quarter market volatility might have blurred the underlying strength of markets – There are strong signs that many investors were too pessimistic a few […]

Economic Update – June 2020

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Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. The recovery continues Equities continue to climb the wall of what appears to be ‘less worry’ Economies are starting to re-open which is providing further support for equities Central banks and Governments continue to apply […]

Economic Update – May 2020

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Within this month’s update, we share with you a snapshot of economic occurrences both nationally and from around the globe. The recovery begins? – Equities bounce back strongly in April as unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus applied – Economies in early stages of starting to re-open as the COVID-19 rates of infection have slowed – […]

Receipt of funds and issue of Convertible Notes

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On 11 March 2020 Infocus Wealth Management Limited announced a proposed capital raising of $300,000 through the issue of convertible notes each with a face value of $1.00 (Convertible Notes). The Offer was circulated to existing shareholders, noteholders and sophisticated investors known to directors and management. The post Receipt of funds and issue of Convertible […]

Economic Update – April 2020

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The new economy – COVID-19 causes markets to tumble – Governments act swiftly with relief packages – Central banks co-ordinate significant monetary policy stimulus The post Economic Update – April 2020 appeared first on Infocus.