• Steadying the ship after a Covid Tsunami

    What an interesting year it has been! Lockdown has been the underlying theme and all of us have been impacted in one way or another! In this session we look at where interest rates are heading both here in Australia and also globally as we exit lockdown. We look at the reserve banks perspective as

    December 9, 2021
  • Are we inflating the bubble or pumping the tyres?

    Emmanuel Calligeris (Chairman of Investment Committee) to provides an update from an economic perspective especially discussion around interest rates remaining low, the impact of these interest rates and some of the bond issues that will possibly involve a move to some inflation. A great session and provides a good understanding for what to expect in

    February 24, 2021
  • Rising from the depths of recession! How will we handle the way out?

    Whether its interest rates, US elections, Chinese – Australian relations or just plain old company performance, Emmanuel Calligeris provides an important summary of where to from here as we move out of the recession. Direct Link: https://eastonwealth.wistia.com/medias/06god9uw72

    December 17, 2020
  • Property: -10% to 10%! How did the banks get it so wrong?

    Everyone likes to talk property with as many people saying its going up as there are saying its going down. Here from one of the key property researchers Dominic Cavagnino from Binnari who will provide some great insights into why it doesn’t matter in Australia with a multiplicity of property markets! Direct Link: https://eastonwealth.wistia.com/medias/nswhpb7a5s  

    December 17, 2020
  • Constructing and managing client portfolios in these extraordinary times

    In this video, Malcolm shared his insights of stock valuations in different sectors and industries, ranging from material and energy to travel, banking and healthcare. Emmanuel and Malcolm also discussed the many risk events in a market that is still dominant with uncertainties around economic recovery and geopolitical conflicts and how they will manifest themselves

    November 5, 2020
  • Platforms : removing the invisible cost of financial administration

    Episode #9 of Ground Control features Andrew Alcock, the Managing Director of Hub24. As one of the ‘challengers’ to the old platform industry, Andrew describes Hub24’s vision in boosting administrative efficiency for advisers and bringing simplicity to clients along with the one stop shop approach to their investments. COVID-19 continues to have an impact in

    October 5, 2020
  • A COVID world – seen through the eyes of insurers

    In this episode Kristen Lennis-Harvey – (General Manager of Retail Distribution in AIA Australia) provides some insights around what is going on in the insurance world during these extraordinary times. Kristen talks about how COVID-19 has impacted life insurance and how it provides some analysis around the state of health of Australians. We all know

    September 5, 2020
  • Economic and Investment Update

    Investors have somewhat come to terms with the ‘new normal’ and are now more focused on the future amid a patchy recovery of economic and business activities. Watch Emmanuel Calligeris, Chairman of the Investment Committee, for a second update on the investment markets. In this presentation, Emmanuel provides a deeper dive into the performance of

    July 15, 2020
  • Thousands at risk of dud insurance in their super as they lose work due to coronavirus

    Hundreds of thousands of Australians could soon be exposed to dud insurance through their superannuation funds. Highly restrictive definitions of disability for the unemployed, casual, contract and part-time workers have seen many people denied insurance payouts for years. Carolyn Jenkins is one of them, having been knocked back for a $190,000 claim against the total

    July 9, 2020
  • Uncover, Discover, Recover the Road Through Recession

    Ground Control sessions have been focused around the impacts of COVID-19 and the major oil shock on the markets. Now it’s time to start the conversation about recession and the road through recession. With the official confirmation from the treasurer that we are in recession, Emmanuel Calligeris unpacks the related issues we are now confronted

    June 18, 2020
  • Watch Webinar – My Insurance and COVID-19

    Watch Webinar – My Insurance and COVID-19. An informative discussion regarding the impact COVID19 has on your personal insurance and what options are available during this difficult time.

    May 22, 2020
  • The Rollercoaster is over: Now for the Road Bumps!

    The rollercoaster may have slowed down but there are likely to be many road-bumps along the way. Grahame Evans, CEO of our licencee, GPS Wealth presents Emmanuel Calligeris shares his insights into how companies will report in a Covid 19 environment , including such things as asset write-downs. He discusses the need to look for

    May 21, 2020
  • Client Behaviour in an Asymmetric Financial World

    This edition of Ground Control we have special guest Andrew Inwood from CoreData Research who provides some valuable insights based on the research CoreData have been doing. Specifically around the adviser sentiment, how are the advisers really feeling during these times of uncertainty…Positive? Optimistic or Pessimistic? Andrew also explains how client sentiment is travelling with

    May 12, 2020
  • The Road Out: Tread Carefully

    Emmanuel Calligeris the Chair of the Easton Wealth Investment Committee discusses the RBA forecasts, his views on the relationship of the Australian Dollar to the US Dollar, provides an explanation on how we can get to ‘negative’ oil prices, the liquidity crisis faced by some large super funds and what he sees as the road

    May 5, 2020
  • JobKeeper Subsidy update

    For those who are waiting to access the government JobKeeper subsidy, please find the following additional information on what you will need to do to be ready when applications open next week. Check if you and your nominated employees meet the eligibility requirements. Subscribe to updates on the ATO website so the ATO can let you

    April 15, 2020
  • The next 3 months and beyond: The future has a future

    Grahame Evans, CEO of our licencee, GPS Wealth presents Emmanuel Calligeris, Chair of our Investment Committee and Approved Product Committee, outlines potential scenarios as we continue to try and flatten the curve. Direct Link: https://eastonwealth.wistia.com/medias/2sqyxzz3j0

    April 12, 2020
  • COVID-19 Facts and Market Update

    Financial markets have been sold off heavily since the end of February firstly in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and then in response to an unexpected breakdown in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Russia which caused oil prices to fall substantially. In the last week markets began to focus on COVID-19 again as the

    April 8, 2020
  • ATO Latest Measures

    The government has continued to rollout further economic measures in response to the Coronavirus, provide further detail on other previously announced measures and moved towards legislating these, some of which are expected to pass in Parliament today. The ATO continues to update their website regularly to reflect these changes and updates and also to clarify

    April 8, 2020
  • Job Keeper Payment – Federal Government response to COVID-19

    As you know the Federal government has announced further measures to support businesses and their employees through what they have called a “Job Keeper “payment. We have summarised the information regarding this payment below in the event that you or need to take advantage of this support. Treasury’s fact sheet for employers is available here

    April 1, 2020
  • Government Stimulus and Relief Packages

    As you would all be aware, over the weekend the government announced further financial measures to assist businesses and individuals. JobKeeper Payment The main advice has been around the JobKeeper Payment package. Please find attached some facts sheets from the Australian Government Treasury Department that will explain more fully. Essentially, this package is intended to

    March 31, 2020