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Bell Potter Analyst Outlook & Top Stock Picks for 2018

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

In this report, our analysts share their sector view and top stock picks for 2018 across sectors including banks and general insurers, diversified financials, LICs, fixed income, agricultural FMCG, technology, discretionary retail, industrials, resources, and healthcare & biotech. Show More

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Diversified Financials Outlook for 2018 – Lafitani Sotiriou

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

Our Diversified Financials analyst, Lafitani Sotiriou discusses his top stock picks by breaking it up into three leaders and three emerging companies for your consideration in 2018. Show More

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Dogs of the ASX …. Woof Woof!

Hugh Dive
Hugh Dive Atlas Funds Management

In this week’s piece written from snowy Norway, we are going to look at the “dogs” of the ASX, focusing on large capitalisation Australian companies with falling share prices. Additionally, we are going to sift through the trash of 2017 to try to discern any fallen angels with potential to... Show More

Ten favoured stocks for 2018

Peter Quinton
Peter Quinton Bell Potter Securities

After examining all of our analysts’ buy-rated stocks with a market capitalisation above $1.0 billion, we have identified ten of them which we particularly like over the next 12 months or so for private clients: Show More

Buy Hold Sell: 5 emerging leaders

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Buy Hold Sell Livewire

Big established companies are struggling to grow and the ASX20 has delivered miserly 5% annual return since 2012. For investors seeking some growth the challenge is to identify tomorrow’s leaders. In the final episode of Buy Hold Sell for 2017 we ask two fund managers that specialise in finding growth... Show More

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Could Australia be headed for a recession?

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

Since June, buying the local market as it was sold off towards the 5600 area has proven correct, but as we all know nothing lasts forever, we are very cautious this time. Yesterday’s savage 49-point / 0.9% sell-off had no obvious lead and was pretty unexpected on all, but the... Show More

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15 wires that captured your attention

Alex Cowie
Alex Cowie Livewire Markets

Livewire strives to give readers unparalleled access to expert investment ideas so that they can be more informed and achieve better investment outcomes. Here is a distillation of 15 such wires that really captured your attention this quarter. Show More

Buy Hold Sell: 5 stocks that beat expectations

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell Livewire

In this week’s episode of Buy Hold Sell, Ben Clark from TMS Capital and Alex Leyland from Leyland Private Asset Management share their view on three stocks that surprised to the upside this reporting season. Show More

Livewire users’ top five results so far

Livewire Equities

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

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Sunset Strip afternoon trading wrap

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market had a slide after flip flopping early in the day. Commodities bounce helped the miners after US Fed, ECB and BOE moved dovish. UK recovery in wages growth and historically low unemployment helps support the economy despite the high inflation and low currency. Show More

Reporting Season First Impressions

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

In this daily reporting season update, we provide first impressions on key takeouts from companies reporting today, including Challenger (CGF), GPT Group (GPT), Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DMP) and FlexiGroup (FXL) with links through to more detailed reports. Show More

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5 megatrends we are investing in

Rob Tucker
Rob Tucker Chester High Conviction Fund

We have used the megatrends framework as a template for several years, simply as a way of formulating a framework for how we start filtering down the investible universe into stocks that we ultimately focus on. We revisit this every 6-12 months to assess where the opportunities are to find... Show More

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Top Stock Picks for FY18

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

In this report, our analyst team share their top stock picks for FY18, and also provide their sector outlook. On Financials, TS Lim reports that "There is something for everyone in Show More

Generating investing ideas in a tough market

Livewire Exclusive

Investors have been questioning how to approach the market, given lofty valuations and elevated risk. With this backdrop, Livewire posed some questions on this issue to Steve Johnson, Tim Kelley, and Alex Pollak, starting with: “What channels generated your best investment ideas in the last 12 months, and what themes... Show More

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The Challenger rocket is still firing

Leyland Private Asset Management
Leyland Private Asset Management Trusted and Confidential Asset Management Advisors

We last covered Challenger in April 2016. It’s a company we have liked for some time and currently hold in a number of client portfolios. We’ve been buyers of the stock since mid-2013 when it was selling for around $4 per share. The company is now trading above $13.00 so... Show More

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Interesting opportunities in financials

Livewire Exclusive

Omkar Joshi from Regal Funds Management believes that there are a number of interesting opportunities in the Australian financial sector. While he believes the major banks look fairly valued there are a number of companies employing ‘self help’ strategies that are catching his eye. Show More

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5 top wires in April

Alex Cowie
Alex Cowie Livewire Markets

April saw our first ever Buy Hold Sell Live event, where we hosted a top-flight panel in front of an intimate audience. The wires from the event were very popular this month. Also making this month's top wires were our video interview with Schroders, a buyside brief on stocks with... Show More

Peter Quinton: Ten favoured defensive stocks

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

A well-constructed portfolio should always have some defensive stocks, which we identify using four investment criteria: 1) Market capitalisation of at least $1.0 billion; 2) The investment arithmetic — price earnings ratios, dividend yields, and so on—must be reasonable compared to the valuations of the overall share market; 3) The... Show More

Challenger result vindicates strong backing

Alex Cowie
Alex Cowie Livewire Markets

Annuities and funds management firm, Challenger Limited, has had strong backing from both Livewire contributors, and readers via our outlook survey. The stock has posted a 14.5% gain year-to date, vs 2.7% for the ASX200. Today’s announcement confirms a great deal of the positive sentiment, with most key metrics showing... Show More

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Buy Hold Sell: 5 stocks riding demographic trends

Buy Hold Sell
Buy Hold Sell Livewire

Investing smartly into growing markets can present great opportunities, and backing demographic trends can be a good way to do this. Australia’s ageing demographic is a well known play on this, but we are also currently seeing tourist numbers, and childcare industry revenue, both growing at around 12% per annum.... Show More

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