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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Fast-Tracked Infrastructure Spending a Boon for WA

    Fast-Tracked Infrastructure Spending a Boon for WA The Prime Minister will today announce an $868 million injection into roads over the next four years to boost our local economy. The S&P ASX-200 climbed higher yesterday to close at 6,814.2 (up 20.7% year-on-year to date) after the RBA minutes revealed a rate cut was … Read more

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  • Spring into life!

    From Deb’s desk Spring has sprung in a big way with temperatures creeping into the 30s on some days already and clear blue skies over seriously good recent waves at Cottesloe Beach. During school holidays the local grommets have been out in force at Cove, while their dads (and grandads) … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Stamp duty relief….for some

    Stamp duty relief….for some There appear to be some positives in the US-China trade talks, although there’s still significant uncertainty around Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit dilemma. Our equity market is looking expensive trading at 16.5 times forecast earnings and industrial stocks at 24 times or 30% above the all-time averages. Hence a number of … Read more

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  • From Federal Government to Ray White Cottesloe I Mosman Park

    FOR SOME, the match between an employee and employer is simply meant to be, but for former scientist Jen Lowe, the chemistry with Ray White was too hard to resist. With a PhD in science from Curtin University, having worked under the Howard Government and carried out research at Australia’s … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Consumption starting to kick

    Consumption starting to kick There are some positive signs on the horizon with the US-China trade talks. There is no clarity on Brexit. The RBA minutes suggested another rate cut in 2019. Our market was up on this news with the S&P ASX 200 closing at 6695.3 yesterday. It is now … Read more

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  • Off-market sales the big trend in high value property

    From Deb’s desk While the Perth property market appears to be stubbornly resisting all attempts to rebound off it’s historical lows, I’m pleased to say that years of providing personal, professional service in the Cottesloe | Swanbourne neighbourhood is resulting in an upsurge of off-market sales through Ray White Cottesloe … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Shares surge…..what trade war?

    Shares surge…..what trade war? Our share market has recovered from last week’s correction amid reassurances of extra stimulus from global central banks and fewer concerns of a US recession. The ASX – 200 closed at 6,545 yesterday and is now trading down at 6,481.7 as I type. Gold was down. The Aussie … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | Gold soars as a flight to safety….

    Gold soars as a flight to safety…. Whilst the intensifying trade war between China and the US wreaked havoc on global share markets over the last couple of days, China’s appetite for Australia’s commodities has resulted in our monthly trade surplus smashing its previous record to hit $8.04 billion. This … Read more

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  • Bi Monthly Market Update | ASX close to a 12 year high

    ASX close to 12 year high Britain’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has committed to leaving the EU on October 31; leaving him only 66 days to do it. The new leader of the Liberal Democrats has vowed to fight him every step of the way and it won’t be … Read more

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