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Decades of investing

Reflections on four decades of investing

As he prepares for retirement, a Chief Investment Strategist from a major global fund manager summarises what he has learned working through five full business cycles. He says it’s time to take risk off the table.

Global investor survey and Aussie differences

Global investor survey and Aussie differences

This major global survey of 17,000 investors taken in July and August 2018 showed material differences between the generations, and Australian behaviour and attitudes contrast against global investors in many ways.

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Have Your Say

Welcome to the ‘Have Your Say’ section. We have received thousands of comments on articles over the years, but here is a chance for you to set the agenda. Comment on any subject relevant to our audience.

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Sequencing risk can hit retirement outcomes

Some retirement portfolios may never recover from a big hit to the balance just when contributions have stopped and withdrawals have commenced. The possible sequence of returns is another risk to focus on.

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6 checks on whether acquisitions create value

Companies always boast the synergies and growth prospects of acquisitions, but dig a little deeper with these questions and you might see why most of these deals fail to add value when finally bedded down.

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