A Big Fat Greek Crisis

A Big Fat Greek Crisis

Fans of the 2002 US rom com My Big Fat Greek Wedding might recall the seminal role played by actor Michael Constantine as father of the bride Toula. His character’s name was Kostas “Gus” Portokalos. Gus was the Windex-toting father who believed the blue cleaning fluid...
Contagion, COVID-19 and Communication

Contagion, COVID-19 and Communication

A much-used expression in financial markets says that ‘past performance is no guarantee’ of future returns.  Such pragmatic words are a blunt warning to investors that what goes up can come down. History may not help an investor make a safe financial bet, but lessons...
Can robo fill the gap?

Can robo fill the gap?

In these days of fractured wealth sector business models, amid the green shoots of ethical, quality financial advice in Australia, does digital advice automation hold the key to a sustainable future built on serving the unmet needs of more advice consumers? Can the...
Thought leaders run dry

Thought leaders run dry

As the nation’s political strategists and pollsters begin unpacking lessons from a quite remarkable weekend federal election result, many with leadership aspirations in the financial sector might now think about popping their heads above the parapet. Even without the...