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Friday, August 03, 2012

Although volatility continues throughout world markets, it should be the time to focus on some major investment themes to be considered for investing:

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.50 per cent, effective 6 June 2012.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Recorded: 31st May 2012 

Question: Hamish, the fiscal dramas in Europe just don’t seem to be going away.  What are your latest observations? 

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

WLM is very pleased to announce that Dan McGrath has agreed to join the WLM Financial Services team as of 1 July 2012.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

In preparation for the end of the financial year, you should think about managing your affairs to minimise your tax and maximise your income. 

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

In a ‘traditional’ Labor style budget, the 2012-13 Federal Budget contains a raft of handouts to those in need and savings measures targeted at corporate Australia and high income earners.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 50 basis points to 3.75 per cent, effective 2 May 2012. This decision is based on information received over the past few months that suggests that economic conditions have been somewhat weaker than expected, while inflation has moderated.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate to 4.25 per cent, effective 7 December 2011.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Two important pieces of legislation passed Parliament’s lower house in the early hours of this morning (23 November).

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The global economic outlook continues to be dominated by events in Europe. The optimism generated by the new European and Greek rescue package that supported a massive rally in financial markets in October has dissipated and given way to scepticism and political posturing. A Greek referendum proposal (since abandoned) and the resignation of the Greek and Italian Prime Ministers saw spreading bond market contagion with Italy at the epicentre. Italian bond yields pushed above 7% at one point, raising the prospect of default in the continent’s third largest economy.