What Mattered Today; Stocks rebound from early lows – short term bullish!

James Gerrish

A better day for the market overall however some decent volatility throughout the session particularly at 11.30am where a big portfolio unwind happened – looked like a computer hitting stocks hard and causing the market to drop around -20pts in the few minutes. We sighted an overseas seller putting pressure... Show More


Business Insights Across the Market

NAOS Asset Management

“The shipping industry, at some point down the track, will be required to address greenhouse gas emissions” Angela Gillham, CEO, Maritime Industry Australia Show More

What Mattered Today; GMA upgraded

James Gerrish

Anyone expecting a quiet session today was promptly proven wrong – with US futures copping some early selling which dragged out market down with it - any attempt to recover was sold in to resulting in a poor session. Banks were particularly weak, with 3 of the big 4 closing... Show More

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What Mattered Today; Banks Seasonality working to offset Materials & Energy

James Gerrish

It feels like we’ve been writing about Trump / trade wars & tariffs all week with market movements based on the rhetoric coming out of Washington. By weeks end though, markets had settled and all sectors on the Australian bourse (except energy) actually closed higher with the ASX 200 putting... Show More


See what The CEO's thought of Green Energy, Credit Growth and Urbanisation this week

NAOS Asset Management

“I don't think there is anything to worry about, even if we do see further falls. I'm not in the business of being able to predict day-by-day or week-by-week movement of industries. But I'm not worried about what we're seeing” Andrew Formica, Co-CEO, Janus Henderson Show More

FNArena Reporting Season Monitor: Week 1 - February 2018

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the February result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 1 is now available with coverage of 30 stocks. Show More

What Mattered Today; RIO spewing lots of cash...

James Gerrish

The overnight lead from the US market was an optimistic one this morning – we were initially (sharply) higher on open, the ASX 200 hitting a 5938 as the match unwound only to see more selling tick in throughout the day – closing near the session lows at 5876 –... Show More


What Mattered Today: Markets Drift Lower Again

James Gerrish

A choppy session played out today with some decent buying off early lows before the mkt simply rolled over and drifted into the weekend. Public School holidays start today so volumes will drop off and as we suggested in the AM report this morning, markets are generally well bid from... Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170815

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market followed the global markets higher as US/NK fake war worries subsided. US seems to have moved on…now trying to start a fake trade war with China and threatening to move against Venezuela. North Korea on the other hand has decided to postpone the test missile launch. Locally the... Show More

Here's what we learned from leading CEOs this week

NAOS Asset Management

“The smaller players saw NBN as an opportunity because they didn’t have the ability to build the infrastructure. But when the commercial model was announced they realised that the commercial model didn’t work for them and the usage-based charging is contrary to the market dynamics we see in mobile and... Show More


Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170802

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market was smacked down on weaker commodities and then flip-flopped at the bottom despite solid bounce in building approval. US ADP employment data will be key tonight for sentiment while US Fed jawboning will be on full flight. RIO result out after market shows slight miss with upgraded buy... Show More

Identifying low-risk, high-growth opportunities

Livewire Exclusive

In this Exclusive interview, James McDonald, CIO of Hunter Hall outlines the fund’s aggressive investment strategy: “If you are buying a lot of companies that can double over twelve months, we think will deliver superior long-term returns.” In this video, he illustrates the fund’s strategy with a diversified financials company... Show More

Livewire Reporting Roundup

Livewire Exclusive

The Livewire Reporting Roundup is a new and exclusive weekly series carefully crafted to bring Livewire readers the best exclusive insights and investor resources throughout reporting season. We’ve invited 7 professional stock pickers to nominate their standout company results from the past week with responses from Regal Funds, K2 Asset... Show More

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Week 1

James Gerrish

As is to be expected each reporting season the range of results outcomes delivered by listed companies is quite diverse. In this short video update I provide my assessment of the reports from Suncorp, Henderson and Genworth, all of which caught my attention but not all for the right reasons.... Show More

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Daily AGM Note, 5 May 2016

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Today's edition of the Daily AGM note is now available at this link Rio Tinto's shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the shareholder requisitioned resolution on climate change with more than 99% voting in favour of it across the plc and ltd AGMs. The note is updated continuously throughout... Show More

Buy Hold Sell: The Big Aussie Short

Buy Hold Sell

If the mainstream media has caught on to a theme, you know it’s too late to get in. This time was no exception. When 60 Minutes claimed to have uncovered the “big Aussie short”, on the 21st of February, the big 4 banks were languishing near 5-year lows. Since then... Show More


Buy Hold Sell: The Big Aussie Short (transcript)

Buy Hold Sell

If the mainstream media has caught on to a theme, you know it’s too late to get in. This time was no exception. When 60 Minutes claimed to have uncovered the “big Aussie short”, on the 21st of February, the big 4 banks were languishing near 5-year lows. Since then... Show More


Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia announces Georgette Nicholas as CEO; Luke Oxenfam as CFO

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GMA today confirmed Georgette Nicholas as CEO and will be appointed to the Board 'in due course'. Ms Nicholas has been Acting CEO since Ellie Comford retired as MD/CEO on 9 October 2015. Ms Nicholas is a 10 year veteran of Genworth Financial Inc having joined in October 2005 and... Show More

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The yield rally may have paused for breath

Perpetual Limited

Whilst there are some signs that the yield rally may have paused for breath, with popular plays CBA and Telstra stalling or re-tracing some ground in the last month or two, we continue to worry about the extent to which this market is driven by sentiment and policy rather than... Show More