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Investment Update

Our investment updates keep you informed about what’s happening in investment markets and how your superannuation is performing.

In the March Market Update, Frontier’s Principal Consultant KC Low talks us through some of the latest developments in the global markets, interest rates and the role the central banks play. He provides an overview of international developments and discusses the impact of the Chinese economy on the markets. With Wayne Sullivan. Disclaimer Frontier Advisors […]

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Principal Consultant KC Low discusses the key developments in financial markets at the start of 2024. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) had its first meeting of the year, where the cash rate remained unchanged. Inflation is continuing to moderate but remains high. The RBA also noted that a further increase in rates cannot be […]

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FROM THE CEO You’re with the Best of the Best The first half of the 2023/24 financial year has seen First Super go from strength to strength. Our Growth option’s sustained performance has been recognised by Money Magazine as the Best of the Best Balanced Super Product, beating bigger funds, and demonstrating that First Super […]

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Here’s a look at what’s been happening in investment markets recently and what it means for your superannuation. Inflation and geo-political tensions remain a core factor How quickly expectations of the financial markets can change. And then, there is always that unexpected new event which unsettles the financial markets. As inflation further slowed and economic […]

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Shahana Mukherjee, from the Capital Markets team wraps up 2023, and looks ahead to 2024. The markets finished quite strongly at the end of 2023, with inflation and interest rates continuing to be the focus.  Geopolitical tensions, and concerns around the US debt ceiling negotiations impacted the markets, however global equities produced positive returns, as […]

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In the December market update, Frontier Senior Consultant, Dr Shahana Mukherjee discusses the latest inflation rates and how this could impact the outlook for monetary policy. Inflation is moderating across most developed markets, including Australia, but the speed of the adjustment has varied. The annual inflation rate in Australia is higher, but this is also […]

In the November Market Update, Frontier’s Principal Consultant Kuek Chyuan (KC) Low discusses how the war between Israel and Hamas could impact oil and energy markets, and in turn financial markets.   Locally, KC examines the impact of the new RBA’s decision to raise the cash rate by 25 basis points to 4.35%. Due to […]

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Here’s a look at what’s been happening in investment markets recently and what it means for your superannuation. Interest rates to remain higher for longer In the last quarter of the 2022-2023 financial year, data suggested inflation was slowing, though it remained high and needed to come down further. With inflation moderating, financial markets believed […]