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.

Government Stimulus Round 2: What this means for you

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The weekend saw more drama and uncertainty as more and more people are impacted by the coronavirus which now has a firm foothold in Australia. What is first and foremost a health crisis has become very quickly an economic crisis with many businesses closing their doors, markets falling at a great rate of knots, the […]

Supporting you through uncertainty

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We know that many of you are being faced with extreme uncertainty and an overwhelm of information and possible scenarios. Please know that we are here for you in your time of need and that it’s more important than ever to reach out to our team as your own circumstances change. The post Supporting you […]

Economic Update – March 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.  Coronavirus and US elections disturb markets – The coronavirus dominates news and economic outlook. Currently causing disruption to communities, economies and markets. – The Democratic Party primaries have yet not yet identified a clear contender […]

Economic Update February 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.  Good start to year for markets. – US trade deals signed – Stronger China data – Better than expected Australian data. The post Economic Update February 2020 appeared first on Infocus.

Economic Update – January 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. Optimism for share markets in 2020. – Equity markets offer good growth and yield opportunities – US-China tariff deal could be big news – Clarity over Brexit gives more growth prospects. The post Economic Update […]

Economic Update – December 2019

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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. Optimism pervades year end – Collective opinion that a US recession was imminent vanishes – US Fed firmly on hold – Westpac gets caught up in money laundering scams The post Economic Update – December […]

Economic Update – November 2019

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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 data shows strength – US reporting season stronger than most expected – US Fed cuts rate in another split decision – RBA cuts rate to 0.75% We hope you find this month’s Economic Update […]

Economic Update – October 2019

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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.  Global share market recovers from August dip – Australian property market appears to be stabilising – US Fed cuts rate in split decision – The RBA cuts again by 0.25% – Europe returns to monetary […]

Economic Update – September 2019

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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 key summary points are as follows: Global share markets retreat from all-time highs US consumers still leading the way Currencies becoming the focus as trade tensions rise The Australian jobs market holding firm The […]