Opinion

Gold – Have your hedge and eat it too

Gold has been a hedge against risk for thousands of years. And while it is effective more often than not, as far as income production goes, it offers nothing. But for Australian investors, there is a gold investment that can also provide income; the corporate bonds of gold producers

Week in review

From the trading Desk

Clinton and Trump face off on TV Tuesday at 9.30 am Sydney time. More than 100 million people are due to watch. US Fed left rates on hold, BoJ confirmed it will keep buying equities and bonds and Philip Lowe spoke for the first time as RBA governor

Week in review

Trading Desk

The RBA cut the official cash rate 25 basis points to 1.50% after last week’s inflation result showed the lowest annual reading since 1999

Week in review

Trading Desk

Malcolm Turnbull expected to announce his cabinet today, Theresa May sworn in as the UK’s PM and investors take profits with better selling volumes in Qantas and Virgin lines

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