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Bye bye Commsec

Commsec has been my main broker for direct stock investments. I’d been using them since 1995 or so. They’re easy to deal with. 273 more words


Welcome back Commsec

We’ve missed you, Sky News was just too easy. Now, where’s the bearded one?

Market Updates

23 Feb 2015 (TheAge,SMH) - Investors taking on more risk under record low rates

(23 Feb 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p25, Clancy Yeates)

‘Banks say more clients are using borrowed money to invest in shares, with margin lending to retail investors growing strongly as the sharemarket edges closer to 6000 points. 77 more words

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NSW now top state due to housing construction increases

Commsec (Commonwealth Securities) just released their ‘State of the States’ report – and NSW has pushed Western Australia from position 1.

Analyst Savanth Sebastian told BRW it’s due to NSW “…under-building for a number of years” – now that Population strong is strong and retail sales are lifting, the state is in the throes of a serious construction boom. 7 more words

Australia Construction

22 Jul 2014 (TheAge) - WA leading a three-tier economy - Australia's three speed economy in danger of stalling

(22 July 2014, The Age, BusinessDay, p26,Stephen Cauchi)

‘Australia has a three-tier economy with Western Australia, the Northern Territory and New South Wales outperforming the rest of the country, according to the quarterly Commsec State of the States report. 35 more words

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