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We release a monthly economic update, a monthly topical article and a quarterly newsletter.

The monthly economic update, Economic Update, takes a look at the latest issues affecting local and international markets.

The monthly topical article, Keeping in Touch, looks at different areas of financial advice and provides useful information, including any updates and changes within the financial services industry.

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Market Wrap February 2019: Shares rebound

January was a more positive month for investors after December’s volatility, with shares recovering most of their late 2018 losses. Global shares rose by 7.1% and 4.1% in hedged and unhedged terms respectively.

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Keeping In Touch February 2019 – Smart ways to financially get ahead in your 40s

In your 40s and still not financially secure? Don’t fret. You can still catch up. Being in your 40s often involves balancing different priorities. For example, you may need to care for your ageing parents, grow your career or business, and if you’re a parent, support your children.

With all these responsibilities, it’s easy to neglect your own financial wellbeing, including building your longterm savings. But it’s not too late to try secure your future. Here are some tips to help you financially make the most of your 40s.

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Editorial January 2018 – Five ways to keep your financial resolutions this year

Setting a goal for the New Year? Make it stick to help you secure your financial future. It’s that time of year when we set new financial goals – or revisit old ones – and promise ourselves we will accomplish them. But many of us struggle to stick to our resolutions. A study of individuals who set a New Year’s resolution found that less than half (46 per cent) reported continuous success at six months.

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Keeping In Touch January 2019 – Five ways to keep your financial resolutions this year

Setting a goal for the New Year? Make it stick to help you secure your financial future. It’s that time of year when we set new financial goals – or revisit old ones – and promise ourselves we will accomplish them. But many of us struggle to stick to our resolutions. A study of individuals who set a New Year’s resolution found that less than half (46 per cent) reported continuous success at six months.

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The Key Q4 2018

Weaning young adults off the bank of Mum and Dad. Helping young adults become financially independent may benefit both them and their parents.

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The Key Q3 2018

Five ways to protect your financial information.

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Editorial November 2018 – Put your financial windfall to good use

Received a large sum of money? There are smarter ways to use it than treating yourself to a new luxury car or watch.

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Keeping In Touch November 2018 – Put your financial windfall to good use

Received a large sum of money? There are smarter ways to use it than treating yourself to a new luxury car or watch.

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Market Wrap October 2018: Wall Street bulls keep charging

Global shares rose 0.8% on a hedged basis with the US market driving the biggest share of returns once again. The US market continues to deliver strong earnings supported by tax cuts.

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Keeping In Touch October 2018: Smart ways to handle finances in a relationship

Staying on top of finances can help couples achieve their shared goals. Whether they’re saving for a house or a holiday or seeking to grow or preserve their family wealth, setting up and sticking to a budget can help couples attain their common goals. By handling money well, they can avoid disagreements that could put a strain on their relationship.

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