Upfront Investor Share Market Wrap 24th July 09

A number of economic reports are predicting rising unemployment, lower demand and pricing for commodities, stable interest rates and a general slowing of most economic activities such as travel and transport services during the 09/10 financial year. This will obviously affect not only the share market but other investment vehicles. That said money is still  […read more]

Upfront Investor Share market wrap 10-07-09

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTetayuv-Mc[/youtube]The issue confronting a lot of Australian’s right now is whether or not to fix interest rates on their housing loans. The banks have already raised their fixed interest rates potentially in an effort to entice home owners to lock in a rate now before they rise again. So should Australians be looking at locking  […read more]

Market Wrap 3 July 2009

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJLqBEhfLW0[/youtube] The ASX has announced a proposal that would allow retail investors direct access to the bond market in the same way investors buy and sell shares on the exchange. Access to debt funding through the issue of bonds has traditionally been sourced through wholesale markets, but due to a lack of liquidity in this  […read more]

ASX Proposes Retail Bond Market

The ASX has announced a proposal that would allow retail investors direct access to the bond market in the same way investors buy and sell shares on the exchange. Access to debt funding through the issue of bonds has traditionally been sourced through wholesale markets, but due to a lack of liquidity in this market  […read more]