What volatility tells us about the markets

With the recent downturn in the US markets, Alastair MacLeod, Managing Director, joined Juliette Saly from ausbiz to talk more about what volatility levels mean for the markets and what 2024 could look like. He also talks about how to take advantage of low volatility without trying to time the market.

Compounding and taxes: a checklist for investors

While the allure of compounding returns often takes centre stage in investment discussions, the reality for taxpayers is more nuanced. The undeniable presence of taxes can significantly affect the trajectory of wealth accumulation, potentially diminishing the magic often attributed to compounding.  Alastair MacLeod’s article on Livewire Markets dives into this crucial yet often overlooked aspect of investing, offering valuable insights and actionable strategies to help you navigate the complex interplay between taxes and compounding.