Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

Current Economic Impacts – January 2016

The current global financial market outlook has highlighted some concerning issues that may impact the Australian economy and all sectors of the property industry. On 16th January 2016 the United States and the European Union lifted sanctions against Iran. These sanctions included banking, steel and shipping, which had been in place since 2012. Access to […]

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The risk-free rate – What does history tells us?

Interest rates are at historical lows as displayed in the chart below which considers the 10 year bond yield which is widely used and accepted as the risk-free rate. As the risk-free rate is widely accepted as the foundation to discount rate models, entities wishing to invest are finding it difficult to adjust their capital […]

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