Investing in a Low Interest Rate Environment: Event Summary

Global interest rates are at record lows and cash investments are yielding returns below inflation. Wilson Pateras Financial Planning organised an exclusive event to discuss the changing environment which is challenging for investors.

The event was held at the Kooyong Tennis Club on 4 December 2019. Our speakers, Allan Evans from Magellan Asset Management and Michael Yardney from Metropole Property Strategists shared their insights on the changing environment.

Here’s a recap on the topics discussed and the videos of our key speakers.

Allan Evans: Navigating the changing environment

Allan Evans describes the low interest rates environment from various aspects. His presentation concluded the historical statistics on long-term real rates, key issues and risks of the current environment, and various future scenarios. Watch the whole presentation from the video below.

Michael Yardney: Building Wealth Through Property

Michael Yardney, the best selling author of 8 books and a leading property investment advisor in Australia, shared his insights on the current state of the property market in Australia.

Frequently quoted in the media and featured in all major newspapers, Yardney is confident in the property markets. He discussed the following questions:

  • How to take advantage of the merging new property cycle
  • Why this time will be different from previous property cycles
  • How to avoid the common mistakes other investors will make

Watch the whole presentation from the video below:

The team at Wilson Pateras would like to thank all our speakers and guests who participated in our event.

Do you need to review your investment portfolio?

Low interest rates are definitely the hot topic of today and it has been proposed that the low interest rates are here to stay

If you are concerned that your existing portfolio is not structured appropriately given the current economic conditions, or if you would like to review your financial position, please contact our financial planning team on 03 8419 9800 for a complimentary consultation.

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