Why is the government "betting the house" on a private sector led recovery, asks Grattan Institute CEO Danielle Wood, when consumer confidence is the key to Australia's economic revival?
Tahn SharpeOctober 8, 2020
The lawyer and human rights activist flagged the role of business leaders in leading the fight for racial and gender equality, while also revealing how the death of her father and her unorthodox childhood shaped her beliefs.
Tahn SharpeSeptember 25, 2020
An opportunistic mindset is seeing Aussies aged between 24 and 39 turn to investing during the pandemic era, reflecting a global trend for younger investors to take advantage of current volatility.
Tahn SharpeSeptember 10, 2020
Work is underway - at last - to standardise the way growth and defensive assets are classified. The hope is that this will not only provide more certainty around portfolio construction, says David Bell, but enhance the way we define, measure and communicate risk.
David BellSeptember 9, 2020
Despite the benefits of globalisation and capitalism, wealth inequality has created conflicts that can only be addressed with bipartisan policy and a focus on the common good, according to the high-profile hedge fund manager and philanthropist.
Tahn SharpeSeptember 8, 2020
While Australians are more conservative in their investment outlook, Schroders CEO Chris Durack says they still might be in for disappointment. Spare a thought for investors in the Americas, who expect a total return of 13.1 per cent per annum over the next five years.
Tahn SharpeSeptember 4, 2020
Private equity will play a more prominent role in the construction of portfolios, with characteristics of traditional defensive asset classes put to the test and volatility becoming a feature of public markets.
Tahn SharpeSeptember 1, 2020