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Alan Kohler interviews Rob Shand, Blue Sky Alternative Investments

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Alan Kohler, publisher of The Constant Investor, recently interviewed Rob Shand, CEO of Blue Sky Alternative Investments. The interview focuses on a number of questions raised by a report published by Glaucus Research Group about the operations of Blue Sky Funds. Show More

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The Aussie food stocks best leveraged to China

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Select Equities recently published a deep dive on the ASX stocks best leveraged to surging Chinese demand for Australian products, and also the key trends in the three different routes to the Chinese market, including the all-important Daigou channel. Show More

An unusual winning streak in small resources

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As at last Friday, the S&P/ASX Resources Index (XSR) had recorded 7 consecutive weekly gains providing a 7-week return of just over 17%. Since 1994, weekly winning streaks of this length are unusual, having been previously observed on only 9 independent occasions (down week followed by 7 up weeks). Show More

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Platinum: Where to find mispriced stocks

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In a recent interview, Platinum Asset Management CIO, Andrew Clifford, delivered some important insights on Chinese market opportunities. We have pulled out five key takeouts for you below. Show More

The smart money backing TPG

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Since 2002, Washington H. Soul Pattinson has delivered total shareholder return of ~490%. That’s more than double the All Ords Accumulation Index and this year marks the 17th straight year of increased dividends. The firm is known for taking a truly long-term view and making counter-cyclical investments. Show More


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What can you learn from ripping apart an electric car?

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UBS recently stripped down a Chevy Bolt, the 'first real mass-segment EV', to answer key questions about the EV segment’s future, and resulting implications across the supply chain, including some notably bullish calls on key raw commodities. Show More


Market Mover: Seven Group Holdings

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Seven Group Holdings is the big mover on the market today, up by $1.00, or 8.9%, to $12.17 on the news that it has moved to 100% ownership of Coates Hire Group. Show More


Chinese EV plans lift stocks across the supply chain

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Reports that the Chinese Government is considering a ban on internal combustion engines, and a move to EVs, has seen moves in companies across the supply chain, from EV manufacturers like Tesla and BYD, to lithium ion battery producers, and down to current and near-term producers of the critical commodities... Show More


5 significant reasons BHP will reach $40

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Peter O’Connor, Senior Resource Analyst from Shaw & Partners joined James Gerrish, Market Matters / Shaw and Partners, recently to cover a number of topics including his target for BHP: which is the most bullish on the street. Read on for a transcript of his case for the Big Australian... Show More


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Stock ideas from Livewire Live

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Six weeks ago, some of the brightest investment minds in the market presented their best stock idea to the Livewire Live audience. In the short period since, they are 3% ahead of the market. Read on for stock ideas from Chris Prunty, Tim Samway, Roger Montgomery, Andrew Mitchell and Oscar... Show More


Webinar: MCP Master Income Trust IPO

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Metrics Credit Partners has announced confirmed demand of over $400 million for the initial public offering (IPO) of the MCP Master Income Trust (ASX: MXT), making it one of the largest listed managed investment raising in Australia to date. This webinar provides an overview of the offer and investment process. Show More

4 fresh smallcap ideas

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With reporting season dominating in recent weeks, here are four small cap ideas you may have missed. They include two small medtech stocks from Simon Shields and Harley Grosser, and two junior resources plays from Paragon and Foster Stockbroking. Click below for four fresh ideas. Show More


4 company results that surprised

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With the busiest week in reporting season now over, we reached out again to a group of experts for their view of the most notable results, both good or bad. Read on for highlights picked by David Sokulsky, Crestone Wealth Management; Ian Carmichael, Watermark Funds Management; Simon Shields, Monash Investors;... Show More


PWR Holdings: A report to watch today

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Queensland based manufacturer of car-cooling systems for high-performance vehicles, PWR Holdings, reports today. This is another small cap that has seen a number of contributors get behind it in recent months, including Ben Griffiths from Eley Griffiths, Andrew Smith from Perennial Value, and Alex Lu at Morgans. Show More


Afterpay: One of the most exciting stocks on the market

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Consumer payments platform, Afterpay Touch, has received a growing chorus of support from Livewire contributors, including Geoff Wilson, Dean Fergie, and Gary Hui from Arowana. Here is what they have been saying, with some pointers on what to look for today when the company reports. Show More


Data #3: Watch today's results

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Data#3 reports today, and has seen growing interest from our contributors in recent months. While the company has seen a few cycles, it has evolved significantly in recent years, with Wilson AM, Novaport and Tamim all now taking a positive view. Show More


Can Healthscope climb out of the sin bin?

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When it re-listed in July 2014 Healthscope was the largest IPO to hit the ASX in four years. Having spent time held by private equity, the $3.6 billion float was priced on a 22x PE. It's been a bumpy ride, but opinions on the outlook are divided ahead of today's... Show More

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Bullish consensus on Bapcor

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Smallcap, auto-parts retailer, Bapcor, has been range-bound for most of the last twelve months, but there are some thoughts that today’s result could trigger the next leg up. Here are four views from Livewire contributors, all of them positive. Show More


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Livewire users’ top five results so far

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Richard Coppleson recently highlighted the slow-burn effect that profit upgrades and downgrades can have on stock prices for weeks after the news. So we surveyed Livewire users for the most notable results so far this season, a few of which have slipped under the radar... Show More


Mineral Resources delivers again

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Midcap miner, Mineral Resources, has been on a run in recent months and is spiking again following strong results last week. Livewire contributors highlighted the stock several times ahead of this move. In this wire, we review what they were saying, and see what the results suggest for the path... Show More


Technology businesses are limited to a certain extent by the size of the Australian population. For technology to get real traction and subsequent investment there need to be more examples of Australian technology businesses making a global impression. Freelancer is an example of a business breaking some ground on this front.

On As always, some interesting commentary from Clime in today's note: From afar it is disturbing to note that the Australian share market looks like a gigantic... -

I think it is the start but it is going to be a long slow process. Reaction on the market suggests businesses, investors and consumers are welcoming the removal of intervention.

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