Category: Investment

Impact Investment Market Quadruples in 4 Years

Investors are realising they can do good with their capital without having to sacrifice the financial return. And fund managers and institutions are responding with new products to cater for a significant increase in demand. […]

Responsible Investing – The Rising Tide

Serious momentum is building in the responsible investment space. According to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), 9 in 10 Australians expect their super/investments to be invested responsibly and ethically. This is no longer a fringe […]

When the Sharemarket Falls, Try This (Don’t Blow Your Top)

In the past week, we’ve seen volatility return to equity markets. Nothing unusual about that. The reason it felt strange is we’ve had an extended period of low volatility. The index has been in a […]

If Investment Funds Were Musical Styles

Let’s face it – there are so many different types of investment funds in the market, it’s hard to keep up. Even as a professional, I still have trouble working out what the latest “market […]

Reading List: Impact Investing

A collection of articles on impact investing – from starting out to taking a deep dive. New to Impact Investing? Impact Investing Australia Impact Investing Glossary – Impact Investment Forum (RIAA) 10 Reasons Why You Should […]

Risk and Return

When deciding which investments are right for you, it is important to understand the trade off between risk and return and how to manage investment risk. A risk profile can help identify the type and […]

House Prices up 1% in June – did you Notice?

No, neither did I but it was a big headline in the last couple of days after a release from RP-Data Rismark. What is likely to happen over coming years however is that price growth […]

Timeless Investment Lessons

Below is the link to a feature story I have written for latest B2B Magazine. In this article I cut through the noise to focus on two investment concepts that are crucial for today’s market. […]

A Positive Start to the Year

After another tough year for sharemarket investors, 2012 has started on a better note. We’ve seen more positive data from the US and China however concerns remain over the state of the European debt crisis. In […]

Fearless Forecasts for 2012

Well it’s the time of year to be guessing what might happen in the next 12 months. There are tips on what’s in store for technology, the grand final winners and of course the sharemarket. […]