Asian Equities

Nick Reddaway

Given the sudden volatility in global markets at the end of 2018, we felt it was important to meet with fund managers we currently invest in and seek out potential new opportunities. So we commenced 2019 with an extensive research program meeting 42 investment managers over 4 weeks in Melbourne,... Show More

Mary Manning

Asia is the best structural growth story in the world driven by strong demographics, a rising middle class, infrastructure build and technological leapfrogging. We believe that the combination of high growth and reasonable prices offer a compelling opportunity. Show More

Jacob Mitchell

The year of 2017 was the year of the structural winner, with the market led higher by the digital platform “FAAMNGS” (the acronym keeps extending as the list of perceived winners broadens) and the stylistic domination of Growth. Disruption was never more topical with nothing appearing more disruptive than crypto-currency... Show More

Mary Manning

Asian markets have had a very strong year, up 29% year to date in 2017 (in AUD terms). This performance has been driven by a combination of strong earnings growth and moderate multiple expansion. Outstanding market performance in China and India and strong sector performance in the Asian mega-cap technology... Show More

Peter Wilmshurst

This year MSCI said it plans to add 222 mainland Chinese A-shares to their index. This heralds a further emergence of China (and more broadly Asia) as a signficant market to look out for. We see a range of opportunities in Chinese ports, telecom and select consumer companies. In Japan... Show More

Mary Manning

Korea is the epicentre of escalating geopolitical tensions between the US, China and North Korea yet the KOSPI Index is near all-time highs. EAI analyst Eric Fong recently visited Seoul and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The cosmetics and travel sectors remain poor risk/reward while the technology sector continues to offer... Show More

Mary Manning

As the inauguration of President Trump approaches, it is important for investors in Asia to have a view on what his Presidency will mean for the region. We break the issues down into three main categories: trade policy, currency implications and foreign policy. Show More

Chad Slater

Want to make a small fortune? Start with a large one and invest in an airline. There are no shortages of jokes about the remarkable ability of the sector to destroy shareholder value. Even the great man himself (Warren Buffet), managed to lose money in airlines with his investment into... Show More

Nikko Asset Management Australia

As investors, we believe it is important to develop a framework so we can evaluate emerging technologies to protect and create value. In this article, we use the example of electric vehicles (EVs) to illustrate our approach towards analysing emerging opportunities and identifying the investment implications. We have focused on... Show More

PM Capital

Kevin Bertoli, Asian Equities Portfolio Manager at PM CAPITAL, says that fixed asset investment is the story of last decade in China. “China has had three years of consecutive year on year declines in manufacturing prices. Basically, it’s telling you that there’s too much capacity in the system. That’s telling... Show More