13 Sep 2017

On Thursday 7th September the National Independent Financial Adviser Excellence Awards were held in Sydney. These annual awards recognise the leading firms and individuals in Australia’s independent, non-aligned advice community. After being named finalists in 3 company and 1 individual award VISIS Private Wealth won the “Holistic Advice Firm of the Year” and “Best Client […]

04 Sep 2017

Spring is finally here and it’s not just nature showing signs of growth. The Australian economy is also bearing fruit.   There’s little doubt that the next move in interest rates, when it comes, will be up. While no-one’s expecting a rate rise any time soon, all borrowers need to be prepared for an eventual […]

01 Aug 2017

Good Evening,   August is here and the wattle is beginning to bloom, a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. The Australian economy has been a bit slower to spring to life, but there are some green shoots.   Housing affordability continues to be a BBQ stopper in Australia’s backyards, whether you’re […]

01 Aug 2017

It’s that exciting time of year again when Australia’s best independent, boutique and non-aligned financial advice practitioners and businesses have been recognised as finalists in the prestigious 2017 ifa excellence awards. Now in its fourth year, the ifa Excellence Awards recognise the members of the independent and non-institutional financial advice community that are leading the […]

24 Feb 2017

As the world grapples with the ramifications of the historic and unexpected vote by the UK to leave the EU (Brexit), the investment team at VISIS have been analysing the potential impacts on investment markets, asset allocations and investment portfolios. Following this analysis and after consultation with a range of global investment professionals our initial […]

24 Feb 2017
An Overview of the Australian Economy for 2016

‘Resilient’ is perhaps the best way to sum up Australia’s economic performance over the past 12 months. That was the word used by Standard and Poor’s director of sovereign ratings, Craig Michaels, When confirming Australia’s AAA credit rating in mid-June. Australia’s strong performance is even more remarkable in a year characterised by ongoing uncertainty and […]

24 Feb 2017

The 24/7 media cycle has it as the worst thing to ever occur in financial markets.  Those who are paid to have an opinion are outdoing each other for headlines and hyperbole. I’m sure however we’ve been here before. Remember all the below problems that were bound to destroy the world’s financial markets. Does anyone […]