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Utilising Managed Accounts to build more efficient portfolios

Over recent years, Managed Accounts have become far more popular and accessible due to improvements in technology.

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Dealing with the Financial Challenges upon Separation or Divorce

The end of a relationship can be an emotional and traumatic time. You may feel anxious or overwhelmed about such…

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Blogs

Economic Snapshot July 2021

July saw markets continue to worry about the global growth profile. Some key readings of economic activity in June were lower than in previous months, leading markets to revisit the “peak growth theme”. Potential disruption from the accelerating Covid-19 waves around the world added to these concerns. This narrative outweighed some stronger than expected inflation figures.

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Economic Snapshot June 2021

FY2020/21 was a dramatic year that started with serious concerns about public health and the global economy and finished on an optimistic note, delivering historic gains in equity markets along the way. Although Covid-19 continued to cause problems in many countries through the year, progress on developing and distributing vaccines helped mitigate concerns about the impact of further lockdowns.

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Economic Snapshot February 2021

February was a re-run of January in that markets started on a strong note, with equities posting very good gains in the first half of the month, only for conditions to reverse later in the month. However, while online trading caused the volatility in January, it was the bond market that caused the trouble in February.

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Economic Snapshot September 2020

September saw a break in the rally in global equity markets. Several factors contributed to this, including signs that the global recovery, while proceeding, is nevertheless slowing down. Growing concerns about prospects for fiscal stimulus in the US added to the volatility, as did reports that Japanese firm Softbank had purchased billions of dollars of equity options, driving tech stocks up on speculative positions. 

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Cardena Investment Update First Quarter 2020

Cardena Director Tom McDonald shares his insights on key investment and market factors during the first quarter 2020

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Economic Snapshot January 2020

January was a dramatic month for the world economy and financial markets, starting with hostilities between the US and Iran and ending with fears about the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from China. Here in Australia, we had the extra difficulties from the terrible bushfires.

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