Budget Summary October 2022

Budget October 2022: sign of the times In his first Budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers’ emphasised the three Rs – responsible budget repair and restrained spending, right for the times. For good measure, resilience also got a mention with spending targeted at building a more modern economy to deal with the challenges ahead. This is the […]

Madison Investment Market Update

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been rapid and dramatic, but the likely economic consequences will be slower to materialise and by nature less spectacular. The war itself is terribly tragic, first and foremost for the Ukrainian people, but also for the Russian people – many of whom do not support it. These brief notes will […]

Madison Investment Market Update

Equities were sharply lower across the globe following Russia’s attack on Ukraine. However, early falls in the US on Thursday were reversed mid-session and indices actually moved higher. So, what is actually happening? Most share markets today are around 10-15% below recent peaks. Traditional safe havens such as the US dollar and government bonds have […]

Economic Update- February 2021

Stay up to date with what’s happened in Australian and global markets over the past month.  Our February update video also takes you through key economic indicators so you can understand how the Australian economy is faring as we recover from the COVID-19 induced recession of 2020. Please get in touch if you’d like assistance […]