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3 reasons why investors should be wary of Hybrid investments in 2022

Content provided by Income Asset Management In his latest feature for Income Asset Management, bond market expert Matthew Macreadie – Director of Credit Strategy at IAM – highlights the risks for investors to be aware of with Hybrid investment instruments. In today’s low interest rate environment where term deposit rates have remained stuck near zero,…

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Green growth: Australian landscape for renewable energy investments

Content provided by ITP Development  Global political action, extreme weather events, technological breakthrough and changing consumer sentiments have shifted climate-related risks into an investment fundamental for all. Corporations are having to assess the direct impact of climate-related risks on all business operations, financial standing and reputation. Meanwhile, SMSF trustees are seeking new ways to strengthen…

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Diversification with regular income (webinar)

Content provided by Zagga In this short webinar, Zagga CEO & Co-Founder, Alan Greenstein, provides a brief introduction to commercial real estate debt (CRED) and explains how this subset of the broader Private Debt asset class is experiencing strong growth globally. Given the low-return environment we have experienced of late, sophisticated investors are looking to options…

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Immigration: The key to growth?

Content provided by Msquared Capital Written by Paul Miron, Managing Director, Msquared Capital Australia has been blessed over its economic history, weaving and dodging through major financial crises relatively unscathed. It entered the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused the most severe global economic shock since the Great Depression, from a position of extreme strength: the…

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Co-ops: the new ESG investment vehicle for SMSF portfolios

Content provided by ITP Development  Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) has become increasingly prominent in investment portfolios as awareness and action around climate change accelerates. This article outlines some aspects of ESG and how investors can directly support local projects through member-owned co-operatives. Responsible investing through ESG is an opportunity to extend an investment beyond…

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Spotlight Series: The rise of alternative lending and recent changes in investor behaviour

Join Zagga CEO & Co-Founder, Alan Greenstein in this Spotlight interview to hear how Zagga identified the opportunity for and created a space to provide SMSF investors with secured alternative investments, the importance of due diligence and risk assessment as well as Zagga’s history in numbers and how COVID-19 has impacted on investor behaviour. https://vimeo.com/636655021…

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It is confirmed “Australia is the lucky country” … backed by property

Content provided by Msquared Capital Written by Paul Miron, Managing Director, Msquared Capital The end of financial year normally marks an annual ritual of self-assessment of one’s investment portfolio performance relative to the market as well as creating financial goals for the next 12 months. A key takeaway from living through the extraordinary circumstances due…