Performance of the All Ordinaries during the 1997 Asian financial crisis and ensuing Russian financial crisis in 1998.
The index gained 7.9% in 1997 and 7.5% in 1998 despite the upheaval in Asian markets. 38 more words
Performance of the Australian Dollar during the Asian financial crisis. The falling Dollar acted as a buffer, protecting the Australian economy from the Asian contagion. 21 more words
From Westpac’s Red Book:
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….the situation around housing does appear to be shifting. We highlighted a sharp fall in the ‘time to buy a dwelling’ index as last month’s most signiﬁcant development, warning that unless there was an equally sharp reversal in Aug it would likely mark the beginning of a further leg to the housing slowdown.
Great article by Chris Joye:
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Welcome to the world of that beautiful $140 billion behemoth, the Commonwealth Bank, which has inverted the axiom that there is a trade-off between risk and return.
From Robin Christie:
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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has confirmed that the country’s largest banks will face increased capital adequacy requirements for residential mortgage exposures – and hasn’t ruled out further rises.
Interesting view from Antony Ting, Associate Professor at University of Sydney:
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Is negative gearing in accordance with well-established tax rules? A fundamental principle in the tax law is that a taxpayer should be able to deduct expenses only if the expenses have been incurred to generate assessable income.