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One of the positive superannuation changes coming into effect from 1 July 2017 is your ability to claim a tax deduction for personal contributions to superannuation, regardless of your employment arrangements. Under the current rules, if you earn more than 10% of you total income in...

Recent announcements in the Australian company reporting season have confirmed the strength of our major banks, with generally better than expected profit results and in the case of Commonwealth Bank a better than expected dividend. When we sit down to write these commentaries, the objective is...

By almost any measure the first few weeks of President Trump’s term have been truly staggering. However, the natural desire to seek to make sense of the unprecedented events that have characterised the incoming administration should likely be resisted. For as best we can tell,...

“Global growthsolid at trend rates”1 is a headline to which followers of the world economy have become unaccustomed in recent years, yet there it was in the Financial Times. The article referenced an update from the Research Director at the International Monetary Fund given at...