Australian official interest rates are now at 1%, and markets predict them to go lower. While this is a first for Australia, other developed countries have lived with zero or even negative interest rates for a decade now (much longer in the case of Japan). So how can investors respond to this environment?
- What negative real interest rates look like in practice
- How investors around the world have responded to falling and zero interest rates
- Which investment opportunities look compelling in this context, and
- What lower rates could mean for the Australian property market.
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