26 May 2017
An MDA is an investment portfolio management service whereby you provide discretion to an investment manager to manage your portfolio on your behalf in accordance with your instructions, investment objectives and an agreed investment program. This mandate eliminates the need to constantly obtain your agreement or instructions to sell, buy, apply for, or redeem investments in financial products.
8 May 2017
Foundation directors, Malcolm Palmer and Gabriel Farago, had the pleasure last week of presenting the Palmer Innovation Prize for 2017 to Dr Sean Warren at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.
The Palmer Innovation Prize is the annual $15,000 donation granted by the Joseph Palmer Foundation to an individual or team at the Garvan Institute that has excelled in medical research innovation.
12 Apr 2017
A pickup in business and investor confidence, and a hope that inflation and global economic activity might be recovering, drove pleasing performance from investment markets recently in many parts of the world, most particularly in real estate and shares.
2 Apr 2017
Ever been frustrated by outcomes resulting from two of the best-known proverbs in the English language? You know, the ones that go: “You can’t have your cake and eat it” and “You can’t have it both ways”. If you like being in control of your investments and you like to take the occasional break to get away from it all, you know it’s never been easy. Here’s some good news. Now, you can still have your cake and you can have things both ways.
14 Mar 2017
John Keats, English poet, wrote of ‘Seasons of mist and mellow fruitfulness” in his Ode to Autumn. That season in Australia may not be quite as mild as in Europe but it can certainly be misty … and in more ways than one. Anything obscuring the investment landscape – mist, smoke, fog, or stormy weather – will induce uncertainty. Good investment outcomes require clarity on the road ahead … and here’s how you can get it