Instreet urges Australian investors to look on the bright side

In an environment where investors can earn healthy returns on deposits, Australia’s boutique investment manager Instreet Investment is focusing on geared and growth products to attract an audience. Vita Millers talks to George Lucas, Instreet’s Sydney-based managing director

George Lucas

Unlike in the US and many European countries, Australia has not experienced drastic cuts in its base interest rate. The rate currently stands at 3.5%, meaning that investors are still able to earn around 6.5% returns on their money from a standard savings bank.

Although this is good news for investors, it means that structured product distributors, such as Instreet Investment, have to work harder to find ways to provide better returns for clients, without increasing the risk disproportionately.

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