Property
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Like most assets classes, the property market moves in cycles and with that comes periods of boom and bust. Tim Johansen, Managing Director – Real Estate Finance at Qualitas, says the pull back in property markets is providing a necessary detox after a period of excess and exuberance. “When you have... Show More

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Risk assets face an uncertain future as the Fed’s about-turn on monetary policy has left many investors wondering what’s next. However, according to Charlie Jamieson, Chief Investment Officer at Jamieson Coote Bonds, government bonds are well placed, with two clear pathways to a strong performance. On the one hand, a... Show More

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When you invest in a business like AMP, nobody stops you in the street to tell you what a great investment it is. While the businesses that AMP run may not look very appealing, Simon Mawhinney, Chief Investment Officer at Allan Gray Australia, says it’s the price that you pay... Show More

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Retail has seen more tech casualties than most sectors, however some investors are now seeing value emerging in ‘oversold’ names. However, Eileen Riley, Co-Portfolio Manager at US-based Loomis Sayles explains to us in this short video why she disagrees and won’t invest in traditional retail at all. She nominates the... Show More

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In this exclusive video, Eileen Riley, Co-Portfolio Manager at US-based Loomis Sayles articulates the opportunity available for investors when “the pace of change globally is faster than it has been in any point in recent history.” As well as bringing significant risk, the accelerating changes are bringing significant opportunities, which are... Show More

Property
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To establish a "pure property debt" listed investment trust amid all negative sentiment permeating the Australian property market would have many pundits scratching their heads – but that is exactly what Qualitas did successfully in the final quarter of 2018, raising $230 million. And appetite for commercial lending only looks... Show More

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When the stars align, there is money on the table for investors in short selling – the process of selling high, then buying low. With the tide of central bank liquidity receding, David Poppenbeek from K2 Asset Management says it’s time to start judiciously growing the short book. You need deeper... Show More

Funds
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Fidelity's Future Leaders Fund recently made history when it won Morningstar’s small-cap Aussie equities ‘Fund Manager of the Year’ award for the second consecutive year. Following this impressive win, we recently dropped in to chat with the fund’s Portfolio Manager, James Abela. In this wide-ranging discussion, James explains why he... Show More

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Short-term reactionary behaviour is to be expected within every earnings season, and February 2019 was no exception. But opportunities that went misinterpreted or unappreciated by the herd await patient investors willing to block out the noise and really take a look at a company’s fundamentals and growth prospects. Here, we... Show More

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Growth stocks like Afterpay, Appen and Nearmap that are making waves offshore have been dominating the leader board. Meanwhile, domestic cyclicals have been struggling as deteriorating economic conditions weigh them down. How are investors supposed to invest in this dichotomy, in which growth stocks with overseas success look ever more... Show More

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Protecting investor capital requires having a granular, bottom-up understanding of both company structure and the risks carried by its borrowers. Once this is achieved, Metrics Credit Partners can then negotiate terms in order to reduce its risk of loss. Andrew Lockhart, Partner at Metrics, explains how establishing appropriate controls, such... Show More