STABLE MARKET DISCOUNT RATES

leadenhall's market discount rate update 31 March 2024

Markets have declined over the last quarter as persistent inflation and the potential for further rate rises continue to weigh on the ASX 200. These fears have seen a rapid increase in government bond yields over the last month. With market conditions continuing to evolve rapidly, we have provided an update on our assessment of discount rates as at 30 September 2023.

Guidance regarding interactions between auditors and valuers

Appraisal Foundation brief Professional Interactions Unique to Fair Value for Financial Reporting

The Appraisal Foundation recently issued for comment a draft valuation brief titled Professional Interactions Unique to Fair Value for Financial Reporting. The article made several practical recommendations that are applicable to almost all auditor and valuer interaction.

Market Discount Rates – 31 December 2023

Discount Rate 31 Dec 2023

Optimism around the easing of inflation and potential interest rate cuts led to a rally in equity markets towards the end of December 2023. With markets continuing to fluctuate significantly, the selection of a reasonable discount rate remains a key consideration, whether for the purpose of financial reporting or for any valuation analysis.

25 Years at Leadenhall: Simon Dalgarno celebrates

Simon Dalgarno celebrates 25 years

After 25 years at Leadenhall (and in the valuation profession) Simon Dalgarno was lucky enough to have the entire month of May off as leave. During his time off, he went on a pilgrimage – which was both professional and personal.

Discount rate update – 30 June 2023

Discount rate update 30 June 2022 article

Inflation has slowed but economic uncertainty continues to drive market volatility, with growth in the Australian economy and household spending slowing. The selection of a reasonable discount rate therefore remains a key consideration, whether for the purpose of financial reporting or for any valuation analysis.

Exploring a career at Leadenhall: Insights from Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan, Leadenhall Analyst

In a recent career Q&A session, we had the opportunity to speak with Jack Ryan, an analyst at Leadenhall. Jack shared his experiences transitioning from an intern to an analyst and provided valuable insights into the challenges, rewards, and surprises he encountered along the way.

Leadenhall celebrates 40 years of business valuation excellence

Leadenhall 40 years celebration, about Leadenhall

40 years of business valuation excellence Leadenhall marked 40 years of providing business valuation services with an event in Sydney and Adelaide late last year. Held at The Mint (part of Museums of History NSW), the Sydney event in November hosted around 50 attendees for cocktails and canapés as we reflected on four decades of […]

Discount rate update – 30 June 2022

Discount rate update article

1. Market discount rate update – introduction Click to download PDF version Global recession fears, alongside rising inflation and interest rates, have fuelled market volatility in recent  months, driving a decline in markets towards the end of June 2022. The selection of a reasonable discount  rate therefore remains a key consideration, whether for the purpose […]

Discount rate update – 31 March 2022

Discount rate march 2022

Rising market discount rates Click to download PDF version Markets have been volatile over the last three months, with the anticipated COVID-19 recovery being hindered by the conflict arising in Ukraine and coinciding with a  rapid rise in government bond yields around the world. With market conditions  continuing to evolve rapidly in response to these […]

Discount rate update – 31 December 2021

Update on Market Discount Rates as at 31 December 2021 Click to download PDF version With the uncertainty created by COVID-19 continuing to impact businesses and markets, the selection of a reasonable discount rate remains a key consideration, whether for the purpose of financial reporting or for broader valuation requirements. The following chart presents a […]