The debt picture in China is complicated by the many layers of property development, shadow banking and local government, and it poses a risk to China’s economic stability.
Author Archive | Craig Swanger
The US Fed has finally lifted interest rates as anticipated, but from here it’s especially difficult to predict future rate changes given that current economic conditions would normally dictate lowering rates.
This period of ultra low interest rates and government-stimulated economies has created an overly optimistic view of world economic growth, which will have implications for future retirement savings returns.
Australians are heavily invested in residential property and the impact of a property crash is obvious for those assets. But the consequences for many other investments should be considered.
How many times do we hear that a ‘1 in 100 year’ event has occurred? Weather and financial market events in particular seem to have occurred far more than once in the last 100 years.