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Archive: December, 2023

December 20, 2023

ABC Nightlife – Retails challenges and the future of private credit

By Roger Montgomery

In this week’s ABC Nightlife interview, my last for 2023, Philip Clark and I delved into the challenges facing the Australian retail sector. I highlighted the potential difficulties anticipated for retailers in early 2024, post-Christmas, with the contributors being a significant decline in consumer spending and savings.
December 5, 2023

ABC Statewide Drive – Navigating investments and lessons learned from 2023

By Roger Montgomery

In my recent interview on ABC Statewide Drive with Paul Turton, I emphasized the critical role of the microenvironment, particularly in assessing potential investments within companies. I discussed the downturn in Australia’s retail sector and shifting consumer spending trends. Moreover, I shared key insights gleaned from 2023 and analysed the heightened competition within the banking sector.
December 4, 2023

ABC Drive – Retail trends and inflation

By Roger Montgomery

In my recent interview on ABC Statewide Drive with Anna Moulder, we delved deep into the current pulse of Australia’s retail landscape, especially in the wake of the bustling post-Black Friday sales. October’s retail data revealed a troubling trend—a noticeable downturn in retail sales figures, painting a picture contrary to analysts’ predictions.
December 1, 2023

Ausbiz – A deflationary surprise?

By Roger Montgomery

In my recent interview with Ausbiz, I aimed to provide insights into prevailing economic trends, particularly focusing on the U. S. economy. It’s evident that the market sentiment has transitioned from recession concerns to the possibility of enduring inflation, a shift I believe might stem from potentially overreaching actions by the Federal Reserve to curb economic momentum.


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