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Cipher November 2019 Edition 1630 906 Clare Sanderson

Cipher November 2019 Edition

Please check out our latest version of our Cipher Newsletter for ways in which to accelerate your savings and the current state of low interest rates.  We also discuss resisting the temptations of today in order to be able to relax…

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November Market Update

The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 31 October 2019. Asset class (% change) 1 month 3 months 1 year 3 years (% pa) Australian shares -0.4…

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July Market Update

The table below provides details of the movement in average investment returns from various asset classes for the period up to 30 June 2019. Asset class (% change) 1 month 3 months 1 year 3 years (% pa) Australian shares 3.7…

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Inactive Bank Accounts

The government has recently announced that financial institutions need to transfer all money from bank accounts that have been inactive for more than three years to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). Previously the account had to be inactive…

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Changes to Insurance and Action you Need to Take

We often remember to insure our most favoured possessions, including our homes, contents and cars, however, our most valuable asset, ourselves and our families’ livelihood are often forgotten1. Some of us also hold our insurance as part of our superannuation.…

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Insight – What’s Seasonal Investing?

Dr Shane Oliver – Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital  Key points – Seasonal patterns typically see shares do well from around November to May and not so well from May to November. This partly reflects a combination of…