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Adrian Lemme

Australian house prices are falling. Credit availability is tightening. US mortgage rates are rising. These and other factors have put building materials stocks under pressure. In this paper we assess value across the building materials sector given our assessment of “mid-cycle” housing starts and take a view on where we... Show More

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For two years now, Roger Montgomery has been warning investors of a pending housing crash. While these claims were initially met with scepticism, as the data has deteriorated significantly in Sydney and Melbourne, more investors are coming to accept this thesis. According to CoreLogic’s Home Property Value Index, prices for... Show More

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Hugh Dive

Over the past twelve months small companies (as measured by the ASX’s Small Ordinaries) have returned 22%, outperforming large caps (ASX Top 100) by almost 10%. This has led to numerous articles in the financial press claiming that small is beautiful and that investors should look beyond large Australian companies... Show More

NAOS Asset Management

“The switch from traditional fuels into renewables is just a massive switch, and we're seeing it across so many different businesses that we are working with – not just our own business, but so many different businesses out there, where the energy profile they are looking at is changing as... Show More

Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Alternative managers are continuing to see increased interest from traditionally conservative clients and it seems infrastructure is the hottest ticket in town. With President Trump’s (still unannounced) plans to drive over $1trn of infrastructure investment in the US, China pledging over US$100bn in investment for “One Belt One Road”, Blackstone... Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market moved up despite weaker commodities and weaker AUDUSD while non-farm payroll data will set the tone for next week ahead of US Fed meeting. Consumer Staples, IT and Health Care moved the market higher while Metals, Mining, Gold and Property Trusts were the negative performers. Tesla is getting... Show More

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Jeremy Bendeich from Avoca Investment Management says the current M&A cycle is likely being fueled by the availability of cheap credit – but it is also shedding light on value opportunities. With debt funding at record low levels there has been an arbitrage on offer for companies looking to make... Show More