Many AREITs are now trading above their net asset values so we recommend investors retain a modest underweight exposure.
The mining boom that fuelled growth over the last decade and cushioned the economy from the worst of the GFC has ended.
Valuations are not compelling, but we expect demand for equities to stay supported by the low interest rate environment.
Modest global growth is expected in 2015, as domestic demand in the US should withstand weakness in China and Europe.
Investors in global equities have benefitted from rising corporate profitability and the falling Australian dollar.
R&P China Lawyers
More and more foreign companies are taking control of their distribution and managing their own retail sales in China.
Dacheng Law Offices
Mainland Chinese in Hong Kong take cheap personal loans to invest in profitable financial products on the mainland.
Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company
Maharashtra Government has very recently revised the process of buying a stamp paper.
Globally, organizations are facing multiple challenges around managing the complex issue of business performance.
Nishith Desai Associates
With Indian companies rapidly expanding their presence internationally, there has been an increased keenness in companies operating in high growth sectors to migrate their holding company structures from India to reputed offshore jurisdictions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Senior Foreign Counsel Shamim Razavi discusses the fuel subsidy challenges faced by Indonesia's new government.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The new President will need to address corruption, the fuel subsidy, infrastructure development and foreign investment.
Labour's proposals to make KiwiSaver compulsory for employees, and to vary contribution rates, raise interesting issues.
Russin & Vecchi
The Government in Vietnam still controls large components of the electricity industry, including the price.