Calculations by the investment bank show Australia last year used up more than $9 of debt for every $1 of extra gross domestic product, which is around three times more than the debt needed to produce the same amount of growth in the US economy.
The Legg Mason 2016 Global Investment Survey revealed that a growing number of Australians are seeking financial advice and place a considerable amount of trust in that advice. Legg Mason surveyed 4,103 high net worth investors aged from 40 to 75 ("
The daily liquidity of listed real estate, however, means it behaves more like equities if they only invest in the short term.
UK equities, which are also sensitive to Brexit risk, have proved remarkably resilient. The FTSE 100 Index, the main gauge of UK stocks, is up more than 11% since February 11.
According to PwC, during January-April 2016, early stage PE investments saw a decline of 57% in value terms and 25% in volume terms