It's going to be "lower for longer"

Cash returns are frustrating and now is the time for all investors to be alert to risk.

Summary: Returns from the Australian bond market indicate that interest rates are going to stay low for a long while. In this environment it’s important to balance risk - so take a step back to evaluate investments. Meanwhile, a Fair Work Commission decision against lower penalty rates arrangements at Coles has the potential to impact staffing costs at a number of big businesses.

Key take out: I believe if Labor takes the election, against bookmakers’ expectations, then the market will respond badly.

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