Category: Investment

The market in the week ahead

The market is expected to open firmer today with the SPI futures up 0.6 per cent, or 30 points. Investors will be watching out for next...

RBA keeps rates on hold

RBA keeps rates on hold

The Reserve Bank of Australia as widely expected has kept interest rates on hold.  In its last meeting before the Federal election, the...

Fed not rushing to raise rates

Fed not rushing to raise rates

The US Fed yesterday left the door open for another rate hike but indicated it was in no rush.  Following a two day meeting, Federal...

Blockchain to hit investment bank earnings

Blockchain to hit investment bank earnings

Morgan Stanley has warned that investment bank earnings might suffer from the introduction of the much-anticipated Bitcoin-Blockchain...

Crowdfunded property group bids for Kidman

The Chinese-led consortium looking to buy Australia’s biggest cattle company has some competition from a local property fund. DomaCom has...

Chinese buyers double Australian property investments

Chinese buyers double Australian property investments

The Chinese have increased their buying spree of Australian property, according to the latest figures from the Foreign Investment Review...

Australian dollar soars

Australian dollar soars

The Australian dollar surged with the decline in the value of the greenback on the back of the Fed’s caution on interest rates. The...

Medibank Private appoints former NAB CFO Craig Drummond as CEO

Medibank Private appoints former NAB CFO Craig Drummond as CEO

Medibank Private has gone for a banker to rein in its costs and increase its profits. It has appointed former National Australia Bank chief...

Rising dollar will force RBA to cut interest rates BT

Rising dollar will force RBA to cut interest rates: BT

With the Australian dollar nudging US80c, BT Investment Management is betting that the TBA will soon cut interest rates. The Australian...

Iron ore billionaire mulls renewable investment

Iron ore billionaire mulls renewable investment

Andrew Forrest, the founder and chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, says his company is considering investing in lithium, graphite and...