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With SA Treasurer, Tom Koutsantonis announcing in the budget recently, a state based bank levy, we examine his assertions in a game of "Fact or Crap" 1. Tom Koutsantonis asserts that a new tax on the banking sector will ensure 'the sector contributes their fair share'.   The fact of…
Jenni Henderson, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, The Conversation Jenni Henderson, Editor, Business and Economy, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, Deputy Multimedia Editor, The Conversation This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.
Mark Draper (GEM Capital) recently spoke with Clay Smolinski (Platinum Asset Management) about the threat to retailers of Amazon.  Clay talks about how investors should be thinking about Amazon.  
Apple is among the largest companies in the world.  The company enjoys strong brand recognition globally and extensive market penetration for its flagship products, most notably the iphone.  While speculation around the success of Apple Watch, Apple TV, iPad, or even the likelihood of an Apple Car often captures headlines,…
One of the most common questions financial advisers are asked is "how much can I spend in retirement without running out of money", and "do I have enough to retire on?". To help those who are contemplating retirement, or already retired and questioning their existing reitrement funding plans, we have…
  14th July 2017 Investment markets and key developments over the past week Global equities finished the week higher with US shares up by 1.4%, Australia +1.1%, Eurozone +1.9%, Japan +1.1% and China +1.3%. Markets benefitted from the slightly dovish tone to US Federal Reserve Chair Yellen’s testimony before Congress. US…