Leveraged Equities have compiled this interesting illustration of the Australian share market movements over the last financial year (ended 30th June 2011). (Information in the graph was sourced from the Australian Financial Review and IRESS.) You can download a PDF version of the chart from their site.
The residential property versus shares debate is popular and can be as fiery as political and religious debates. So I'm often asked about comparisons of the long term returns. Following is some commentary I came across from Dr Shane Oliver, Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy at AMP Capital Investments. (Emphasis added by me.) … Continue reading Residential property vs shares since 1926
Over the last 20 years there have been plenty of share floats that have brought everyday Australians into the world of share ownership. One day, perhaps upon retirement, you may decide that you want to sell these shares to fund your lifestyle. This article reveals how to sell your shares without a broker.