Economic and Markets Outlook 2022

Continuum Financial Planners Pty Ltd produces its annual Economic and Markets Outlook to provide a backdrop for clients (existing and prospective) to understand the framework on which we will base investment recommendations, at least during the first two quarters of the year.  In this instance, the outlook is for the 2022 calendar year.  (To review prior year editions of this topic, search our Blog Category Market Updates.) Several issues have [...]

By |2022-01-29T12:34:20+10:00January 29, 2022|Investment Strategies, Market Updates|0 Comments

Investor risk profiling explained

At its core, investor risk profiling is a process used to assess the level of risk that an investor is willing to take with their financial assets.  The investable assets can be siloed, and a different risk profile applied to each group of assets; however, the overall risk profile of the entire portfolio should remain within the range tolerable to the investor. Each investment asset class has an array of [...]

Economic and Markets Outlook 2020

Introduction Our view of the economic and markets outlook for 2020 provides a background to the expectations we have for the 2020 calendar year and it will be reflected in the way we review and assess investment assets for retention in, or addition to, client portfolios – at least in the early phases of the year. This article expresses an opinion only, and any opinion/ quantification expressed should not be [...]

By |2020-01-17T13:20:58+10:00January 17, 2020|Market Updates, Wealth Management|0 Comments

Market volatility influences investment activity

That market volatility influences market activity, can be understood when it is realised that markets are driven by a number of factors, none the least of which are supply, demand, liquidity and price. With prices rising and falling by dramatic amounts in short periods of time (volatility); and liquidity created by such market action, investors who are strategically managing their portfolio will take the opportunity to sell shares on reaching [...]

By |2020-09-24T20:46:15+10:00October 31, 2018|Investment Strategies, Market Updates|0 Comments

Investment success contributor: taxation

Are negative gearing and capital gains tax discounts sustaining your investment success? The investment success contributor for a large number of ‘ordinary’ Australians, is found taxation legislation, supported by settled Case law, in two key areas: Negative gearing deduction; andCapital Gains Tax discounting. From an economic standpoint, housing affordability and first home owner participation (and the politicisation of these emotive issues), should in the main, be considered a distraction – [...]

By |2020-10-14T18:11:14+10:00February 5, 2018|Investment Strategies|0 Comments
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