Amy McIntyre

Harry Triguboff - Structured Products

Australia’s richest man, Harry Triguboff, has been extolling the virtues of investing in structured products, despite ongoing turbulence across the country’s mortgage market and economy as a whole. Eighty-three year old Mr Triguboff – the founder of the Meriton high-rise apartment block empire – is positive about the future prospects

vintage spirits

While fine wine has long been of interest to collectibles investors across the globe, it appears that spirits are now coming of age, with many buyers willing to pay thousands for the right bottle. Demand for craft and fine spirits has risen significantly in recent years and investing in this

Sustainable agriculture

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has confirmed it has begun a new partnership with the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) in order to share expertise regarding the sustainable supply of agricultural commodities. SNV is a not-for-profit development organisation which focused on the alleviation of poverty and overall sustainable development,

texas real estate

Real estate investors hoping to grab a slice of the US's often volatile property market are rushing to inject their capital following news that prices are rising across many major cities. According to new research rankings from personal finance news and features publication GOBankingRates.com, many cities are offering big opportunities

Oregon lumber train

Highlighting the growing importance of the forestry and timber sector on the investment world stage, The Guess Corporation has announced that it is to make several major acquisitions of tracts of forest land across the US. The Durham, North Carolina-based company, which will be making the purchases through a subsidiary,

Coking coal plant

The outlook for the commodities sector could finally be beginning to look more positive following five years of annual declines – and investors are indeed drifting back into the sector. According to Barclays' latest research, the commodities sector enjoyed a solid pattern of investment inflows between January and August of

Tasmania forest eucalyptus

A United Nations report recommended against logging inside Tasmanian world heritage forests and the plans have now been abandoned as a result. The UN’s recommendations were accepted straight away by both the state and federal governments in Tasmania. However, the Tasmanian state forestry minister confirmed that he felt it was

Auckland Property

According to a new global ranking of property price growth, New Zealand is now home to the hottest property market in the world. Estate agents Knight Frank revealed that, over the last year, the country saw price growth of 11.2 per cent, coming in behind Turkey, however once the inflation

collectible antique dolls

The antique doll sector has been described by one collectibles expert as being 'like the wind,' as it is subject to dramatic highs and lows, however interest appears to be currently waning in one traditionally lucrative area of the market – the William and Mary doll arena. An upcoming auction

social impact

According to new research, almost half of family businesses across the world are now including social impact investing as part of their philanthropic portfolio, highlighting the growing importance of the investment medium. The Family Business Philanthropy – Creating Lasting Impact Through Values and Legacy report, which was carried out by