Tag: RBA

June 17th 2022

Spotlight: Why are markets so scared of interest rates?

News of interest rate hikes, inflation and the prospect of stagflation dominated markets this week. Here’s why investors look so worried. 1. Big rate….

June 10th 2022

Spotlight: Why Apple is becoming a bank

What can’t Apple do? Whether it’s in hardware, software or streaming, the big tech company seems to have the Midas touch. But in recent….

May 6th 2022

Spotlight: Amazon, eBay and Shopify warn the online shopping spree is over

Another big week of earnings this week saw the ecommerce sector come into full focus as major players like eBay forecast a spending slowdown.….

February 1st 2022

How do interest rates affect my investments?

Many central banks around the world right now are either raising interest rates or getting ready to – signalling a major economic shift both….