Author Archive | Sam Churchill

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Is Australia in trouble?

The Australian economy faces many challenges from both global and domestic influences, and while opportunities exist for Australian businesses and investors, it’s a time for caution.

China

Why China’s property market matters

A credit-fuelled property bubble enabled China to maintain its incredible run of growth through the GFC. But now it has to deal with the implications of a massive excess supply of property, as millions of homes lie vacant.

QE

What can investors expect from QE in Europe?

The European Central Bank was reluctant to embrace a QE strategy following the GFC. But in late 2014 it was introduced to fight deflationary forces and boost growth in the euro-zone. The question is: will it work?

China’s growth slowdown is underway

Recent developments in China’s credit and property markets could lead to a slowdown in the country’s economic growth. If this happens there would be significant implications for global investors.