Gow Gates Posts

Travel Agent Business Protection

May 5, 2021

The extraordinary events of 2020, and the uncertain path of the pandemic has created significant challenges for the Travel industry and its associated support services. Travel Agents are consequently having to make adjustments to their business in order to survive. Whilst any cost is a challenge, it is important that Travel Agents continue to keep their business protected.   […]

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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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