Category: Macro Trends
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In recent years, China has had a huge demand for Australian produced products, such as milk powder, vitamins, beauty products and luxuries. The reason behind this is the fear of food safety that Chinese people face in the local markets...
Read more about “Daigou” – The Special Exporting Channel to China
As a result of increasing cyber security trends, corporations are funneling more and more resources into cyber security defense. Could Cyber Security become the next ‘hot’ sector and investors reap the rewards?
Read more about The Growing Importance for Cyber Security
Central banks around the world are under a constant watch. There is increased discussion around Sovereign Debt and Treasury bond cash rates in the recent past. We in Australia, like rest of the world,..
Read more about India’s Growth a shelter from Negative Bond Yields
India’s trade exposure to UK is well lower than EU. About 3.5% of India’s total exports are to the UK, and only 1.5% of total imports are from the UK. When compared to the EU, exports and imports total is around 13% and 10% respectively. On the Macro front, there is...
Read more about Brexit and India’s Economic Growth
India today is the world’s fastest growing economy having grown by 7.3% in the year to March. The International Monetary Fund has a forecast of 7.5% growth for the current fiscal. India’s fiscal deficit is at a seven year low. Low cost of India’s major imports have been the key contributors to a better looking fiscal deficit. The major question remains can India sustain this growth rate?
Read more about Growing India – the destination that continues to show growth
Asset Allocation Strategies: How to Use ETFs to Maximise Diversification, Reduce Risk and Increase Yield.
It’s all in the execution. Last week I touched fairly briefly on developing a Macro view and what you need to be able to build a globally diversified portfolio. This week, I’ll explain more about what products we use to execute our view and preview a snap shot of how a globally diversified portfolio looks.
Following on from last week’s introductory blog post, today I will aim to outline our Macro View and how to form your own. Last week I touched on the sheer size of transient investable cash that is floating around in world financial markets contributing to increased volatility. I will illustrate how Modern Portfolio Theory can work to help you weather this global storm.
Over the next 4 weeks, I aim to encourage investors to participate in a “process of discovery" by walking you through a simple approach to globally diversifying your current portfolio.
A collaborative research project between the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) and the CSIRO released a report that suggests Australian agriculture is well placed to capitalize on the following factors: