Gow Gates Posts

April Financial Update

April 21, 2021

MARCH MARKET PERFORMANCE Equity Markets – Index Returns* At Close % Return % Return   Index 31/03/2021 1 Month 12 Months Australia S&P/ASX 200 Index 6790.67 2.44% 37.47% United States S&P 500 Index 3972.89 4.38% 56.35% Japan Nikkei 225 Index 29178.80 1.35% 56.68% Hong Kong Hang Seng Index 28378.35 -1.76% 23.93% China CSI 300 Index […]

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Rise in the property market despite the COVID-19 crisis

April 8, 2021

Despite the harsh impacts of the pandemic, housing values across Australia have not only remained afloat, but have reached record highs.  AMP Capital’s chief economist, Shane Oliver predicts a 5 per cent rise in home prices in 2021 amid record-low mortgage rates, government home buyer incentives and income support measures (The Adviser Magazine).  With a significant decrease in interest rates and new government schemes, both […]

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Building Business Resilience

March 29, 2021

Over the past year, the risk of a global pandemic became a reality. As businesses and societies assess the damage imposed, it is clear that strengthening strategic planning is now more important than ever for individuals and their businesses. For businesses, the economic, technological and reputational pressures of the current circumstances risk a disorderly shakeout, […]

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