Three positive signs for global growth in 2019

Three positive signs for global growth in 2019 Many investors in 2018, particularly at the end of the year, were worried the global economy was slowing and that it might slide into recession. The concerns contributed to the weakness in share markets at the end of the year, along with a bit of uncertainty about the US Federal Reserve’s rate hike agenda and worries about the US-China trade war. But our view is that 2019 …

Four reasons the global economic outlook for 2019 looks positive

Four reasons the global economic outlook for 2019 looks positive Many investors have been rattled by falls in share markets and are fretting about what the new year may hold. But there are a number of reasons to suggest that after a weak 2018, 2019 will be better, and that a well-diversified portfolio should deliver reasonable returns. 1. This is a “mid-cycle” correction Firstly, while some investors fear a recession and full-blown bear market, when …

Live happier, Live Longer Positive Ageing tips from around the world

Live happier, Live Longer  Positive Ageing tips from around the world By Dr. Timothy Sharp Dr. Timothy Sharp is an academic, clinician, coach and founder of the ‘Happiness Institute’. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and at Melbourne’s RMIT University. Did you know, you are more likely to live an extra twenty to thirty years more – another adult lifetime – than your predecessors did, only two or three generations …