Eviction moratoriums are supposed to help poorer citizens, but in the long term they result in rental accommodation being more expensive.
The lockdown has resulted in a surge in payment problems, with one in eight home loan borrowers now unable to keep up with their scheduled repayments.
As asset valuations are gradually updated, more forced sales and fund lock-ups are likely.
Here’s my top 20 articles from the last 5 years; a mixture of credit commentary and policy pieces. The market ructions of 2018 have made my articles on Deutsche Bank, emerging market debt, cryptocurrencies, aggressive asset valuations and US high yield debt look pretty good.
This article discusses both the obvious and the unseen implications of population growth, with the aim of allowing all Australians and particularly our leaders to consider whether a bigger Australia is better.