George Boubouras

At its latest policy meeting, the RBA cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 1.75%. So what are the implications for the equity market? Unlike most RBA rate cuts over the past two decades, this one was not due to weak demand... Show More

George Boubouras

The changes to our portfolio in 2016 have been moving to a moderate overweight in banks from an underweight position after the capital raisings in H2 2015. While challenges remain in the wholesale funding market for the banks, the bulk of Tier 1 capital has been raised in our view.... Show More

George Boubouras

Since late 2014 we have had a bias in our risk allocation towards a defensive stance. This has led to large underweights to energy, bulks, and metals (except Lithium producers which we have been overweight). We have held a neutral position for gold in the large cap portfolios and overweight... Show More

George Boubouras

QMS Media Ltd is a company that offers outdoor advertising services to customers in the Asia Pacific region. The reasons we like this stock are as follows: 1) Outdoor advertising is a good growth sector in a market where many companies are struggling to grow their revenue. The story also... Show More

George Boubouras

News headlines in the New Year have been dominated by volatility in financial markets. The recent market volatility has been caused mainly by developments in China including the depreciation of the renminbi. To put the volatility into some context, it is important to recognise that the Chinese economy is going... Show More

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