Business Insights Across the Market

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“I don't think the FANGs or the tech stocks are frothy at all. I think relative to the rest of the market never have stocks been this cheap” Julian Robertson, Founder, Tiger Management Corp Show More


Business Insights Across the Market

NAOS Asset Management

“There have been significant delays experienced by customers receiving confirmation of bank approvals, as a consequence of the recent Banking Royal Commission, resulting in commencement of construction being delayed” Tamawood Market Announcement Show More

The case for small caps in today’s market

Ben Griffiths

Among the enduring memories of my time as an analyst at Mercantile Mutual Investment Management in the early 1990’s was the importance the equities team placed on active positioning in small company stocks. The firm built an enviable reputation in the space and were richly rewarded through strong fund performance... Show More


See what The CEO's thought of Agriculture, Gold and Social Media this week

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“Few countries grow a significant number of sheep like Australia. With global demand for sheep, meat and wool continuing to strengthen, the market for suitable land is very buoyant, with record prices being achieved for these grazing assets, supported principally by well-capitalised local farming families” Danny Thomas, Director, CBRE Asia... Show More

See what The CEO's thought of Bitcoin, Gold and Technological Change this week

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“The current fascination with these currencies feels more like a speculative mania than it has to do with their use as an efficient and convenient form of electronic payment” Phillip Lowe, Governor, RBA Show More


See what The CEO's thought of Wool Prices, Selling into China and Dairy this week

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“Anyone in Australia who thinks they can just find a Chinese partner and have instant success in selling their products there is kidding themselves” Mark Allison, CEO, Elders Show More

The Aussie food stocks best leveraged to China

Livewire Equities

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

Profiting from a better balance sheet

Rob Tucker

Removing a company's debt burden can mark a turnaround for the share price, and in this wire, we discuss this and highlight three examples including one currently in play. Show More


See what The CEO's thought of Wage Inflation, Advertising & the Global Economy this week

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"Delivery by drone will soon be commonplace" Don Meij, CEO, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170905

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell on the open with NK risk and then recovered to close flat with geopolitical uncertainty running wild. US markets will open tonight and play catch up. US administration is going to be calling global leaders tomorrow about NK and risk weighted response is for more sanctions and... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170901

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market bounced on positive global sentiment before running into profit taking ahead of the long weekend in the US. The global market sentiment improved with solid economic data from China, US and Canada while Japan data supports accommodative BOJ stance for the medium term. The non-farm payroll data will... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170831

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market bounced back on positive US and China economic data. The local business capex outlook data was positive but the weak consumer sentiment shows that one has not translated to the other since GFC. The GDP growth rate hit 3% and maintains the recovery pace we have seen in... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170811

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market was smacked down from the open on geopolitical risk…even the slight recovery after the morning fall withered away in the afternoon. DOW down over 200 and NASDAQ was snapped 2%. Safe haven investing was in play as bonds and gold bounced while equities were on the chopping block.... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170810

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market fell back into negative territory in the afternoon as global investor support for the banks ran out. The local market has gone nowhere in the last 2 months…23 up days and 22 down days. RIO going ex div weighed on the materials sector. Property sector giants in SCG... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170725

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market bounced back from yesterday’s underperformance on the back of strong commodities and AUDUSD. Banks were up on currency/yield trade while Resources were up on commodity bounce. Aussie CPI data tomorrow…high AUDUSD means outlook is for weaker inflation…unlikely to back any RBA rate hike scare story in 2017. The... Show More

5 food stocks to feast on

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Food stocks may not always take you to investing’s promised land, but a2 Milk and Capilano have certainly delivered some milk and honey for investors in recent years. This week, our panellists pass verdict on both stocks, as well as veteran agribusiness, Elders, before then bringing two food stocks of... Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170628

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market started positive and maintained the pace with better commodities and higher rates outlook. US market remains the overhang and NASDAQ falls to the 50 day MA for the third time since US elections…last time NASDAQ broke 100 day MA, we had the high PE growth sell off…local investors... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170621

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran into a brick wall with weak global sentiment, bond yields and currency. Time to stay on the sidelines and wait for some of the optimism to unravel and pick up the bargains for July recovery. The best performing sectors were Health Care, Utilities and Staples while the... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170616

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market finished slightly positive to end the week despite weaker commodities and flat AUDUSD. Market still digesting the US Fed outlook….US leading the sentiment and China MIA for now. China delivered a big cash injection to cater for the seasonal cash crush…but sentiment still weak. The best performing sectors... Show More

An unknown smallcap on 4 times cashflows

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Tony Hansen, the CIO of EGP Capital illustrates more of his original stock-picking strategies with a small cap his fund has built a large position in. The stock has an upcoming key catalyst, and is currently trading on a little over 4 times its potential cash flows. Show More