Friends With Money #157: Build wealth - Top investment markets

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Should your investment portfolio have a home bias, an international focus or something in between?

On this episode of the Friends With Money podcast, Money's Tom Watson is joined by Tony Sycamore, market analyst at IG Australia, to discuss local and international markets and asset allocation.

  • How optimistic are traders about local and global markets?
  • Which Australian and international stocks are investors trading?
  • Is there any issue with having a home bias?
  • What are the pros and cons of holding local or international equities?
  • How do geopolitical events impact markets?
  • How can first timers go about getting international exposure?

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Tom Watson is a senior journalist at Money magazine, and one of the hosts of the Friends With Money podcast. He's previously worked as a journalist covering everything from property and consumer banking to financial technology. Tom has a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Tony Sycamore is a market analyst for IG. He started studying technical analysis more than 20 years ago while working for Macquarie Bank on the floor of the Sydney Futures Exchange (SFE). In 2003, Tony's ongoing study of markets and technical analysis enabled him to become part of the Proprietary Trading Group at Goldman Sachs. He then worked at BNP Paribas and later CBA, where he wrote and published the Weekly FX Technical Report. Tony founded TechFX Traders, and later provided analysis and market commentary for StoneX Retail. Tony holds a Bachelor of Business from UTS.