Opinion – 2018 to be the year of the machine


As artificial intelligence (AI) moves from the realms of fantasy to reality, it brings both opportunities and threats for investors in 2018. The possibilities of AI were underscored in 2015 when Google’s DeepMi.. Read More

MySuper: Investment revolution or compliance evolution?


MySuper is one of many regulatory changes that will redefine the Australian superannuation system. Through my research, MySuper’s impact upon investment strategies and asset allocation will be determined .. Read More

Averting the US fiscal cliff


As a result of a last minute bipartisan budget deal, the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ of tax hikes and spending cuts that threatened to tip the United States into recession, with a flow on to the global econo.. Read More

Taking stock: living in cloud cuckoo land


In the metaphorical market equivalent of a couple of Panadols and a good lie down, the best panacea for a resoundingly bleak outlook and seemingly insurmountable economic disasters is a couple of quarters of solid in.. Read More

Investment themes and risks for the year ahead


The shocks that reverberated throughout the global banking, financial, corporate and household sectors following the 2007/08 global financial crisis had a significant negative impact on global corporate investment. .. Read More

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