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How high can rates go, and what it means for your portfolio

Talk of rising interest rates is making markets jumpy. But how high are rates expected to go, how quickly, and what are the likely impacts?

 

Talk of rising interest rates is making markets jumpy. But how high are rates expected to go, how quickly, and what are the likely impacts?

nab Markets Head of Research Ivan Colhoun has spent a lifetime watching rates, and shares his analysis on:

  • What ‘normal’ interest rates look like, and how quickly we’re likely to get there
  • How seriously we need to take rising inflation
  • Why Australia differs from the US, and other large economies, and
  • How rising rates will affect businesses, consumers and markets around the world. 

You can access this and previous episodes of the Your Wealth podcast now on iTunesPodbeanSpotify or at nabtrade.com.au/yourwealth

If you’re short on time, consider listening at 1.5-2x speed, which should be shown on the screen of your device as you listen. This won’t just reduce your listening time; it has also been shown to improve knowledge retention.

 

    


About the Author
Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.