Monthly Archives: August 2014

Deeming of ABPs: impact and opportunities?

Download Deeming Fact Sheet Q: How do Centrelink and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) currently assess account based pensions for the purpose of the income test? An annual ‘income-free’ amount, also known as a ‘deduction amount’ applies to assets-tested …

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ThreeSixty Research Market Update August 2014

The Pulse Ukrainian and Middle Eastern geopolitics, and an Argentinian default, dominate global equity markets Strong rebound in US economic growth with Q2 GDP at 4% Chinese economy continues to stabilise, with a further improvement in manufacturing data Modest improvement …

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August economic update with Brian Parker

Brian Parker, Head of the Portfolio Specialists Group at MLC, reviews events in markets during July. He discusses: How Australia's market had a very strong month, while world share markets delivered mixed performance Why economic news from the US and …

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