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Market trends: February 2021

Market Trends: February 2021

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Interest rates – gradual lift likely
Long-term bond yields lifted notably last month, with the U.S. 10-year rate rising 0.15pp to 1.07%. Australian 10-year bond yields rose 16pp to 1.13%, with the 10-year spread remaining steady at around 6pp. Rising yields saw the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index decline 0.4% in January,

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3 ways to ‘stay invested’ in 2021

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The bull market has continued to edge higher in 2021 with stimulus package discussions continuing in the U.S., global vaccine rollouts – and even Jack Ma making public appearances again! There has been significant outperformance in certain sectors, notably mega-cap Tech, and other sectors such as Energy and Financials,

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Property vs sharemarket

Property vs. sharemarket – the age-old debate

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Whilst interest rates are at record lows and are likely to remain there for several years based on Reserve Bank governor Phillip Lowe’s commentary1, should you be taking advantage of the current market environment by investing in property or investing in the sharemarket?

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Q&A with Troy Theobald, Director of Financial Service at Robina Financial Solutions (RFS)

In this special short series we ask experts, colleagues, clients and industry figures to answer a few questions to get an idea of their approach to investing.
What is the most important investment advice you give or have been given?
Never let any one investment be large enough that the outcome could ruin your financial future.

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