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Promising the biggest tax cuts since the global financial crisis, the government's MYEFO update marks the early stages of a fiercely fought election campaign.

Knowing which Brexit scenarios are priced into equity, fixed income and currency markets is key, says James Foot, who sees value in the pound, and potential in short-term volatility.

Australian government bonds could outperform US treasurys in 2019 and 2020, as domestic monetary policy diverges from the US Federal Reserve.

The vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal has been delayed - but whatever the result, UK equities look a good long term investment.

A global forum has swooped on the decline in Australian housing prices, warning investors to brace for a ‘hard landing’, which it says could have a ripple effect across the economy.

There are fears an inverted yield curve, softening housing market and sluggish car sales will lead to a US recession in 2019.

The chances of a hike in 2019 are receding after falling house prices, tighter lending standards and sluggish wages contributed to weaker-than-expected 0.3 per cent economic growth in the last quarter.

The Reserve Bank has left the official cash rate at a record low, reiterating its economic growth forecasts, while keeping keeping a close watch on stumbling east coast housing markets.

The upward rising markets of the past decade are over and investors should brace for a risky year ahead, says Psigma chief investment officer Tom Becket.

Hopes are fading that Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will use the G20 summit in Buenos Aires to ease the trade war between the world's two superpowers.

Local companies remain over-exposed to global macro-economic threats, including political uncertainty around US-China trade tariffs, according to the November 2018 Australian economic update from Morningstar.

Escalating trade tensions with the US have helped cause a sharp sell-off in China's currency since the beginning of this year.

We remain confident of AMPHA's redemption on its 18 December 2018 optional call date for several reasons.

Stark new data shows the extent to which the distrust for financial advisers has deepened since the beginning of the royal commission.