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Significant pipeline of IPO opportunities coming?

David Poppenbeek

Despite the prevailing conditions, it is our view that the Australian small business landscape is adapting to the rationing of bank capital. Remarkably, last year there were more than 250,000 new Australian businesses formed, and there are now over 2.5 million Australian registered companies. Show More

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Selecting the right LIC for your investing needs

Peter Rae

In its latest Quarterly LMI Market Review, Independent Investment Research (IIR) provides detailed coverage of 35 listed investment companies, listed investment trusts and exchange quoted managed funds including commentary, investment views and ratings. We look across a number of sectors and investing strategies and provide insight into performance, discounts and... Show More

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Choosing the right LIC for your investment strategy

Peter Rae

With more than 90 listed investment companies (LICs) and listed investment trusts (LITs) on the ASX, it is easy for investors to build a diversified portfolio by investing in this sector. But which LICs/LICs should you buy to suit your investment needs? Independent Investment Research's Listed Managed Investments Quarterly Review... Show More

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IIR initiates coverage of K2 Global Equities Fund (Hedge Fund): An easy way to access overseas equities

Peter Rae

K2 Global Equities Fund (Hedge Fund), (ASX code: KII), is an exchange traded managed fund (ETMF). With ASX listing, it provides investors with an easy option to add global diversification to their share portfolios. The Fund provides exposure to a long/short portfolio of global equities, however has historically had a... Show More

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Is autonymous electronic trading influencing the direction of asset prices?

Mark Newman

Unfortunately in an age of anonymous electronic trading, market participants can increasingly create misleading signals by influencing the direction of asset prices. By way of example, during the first 16 days of the month, the oil priced methodically declined by 20%. All oil exporting nations saw their currencies decline and... Show More

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K2 Global Alpha: Data is our key differentiator

Mark Newman

Since inception 16 years ago the team K2 Asset Management have kept intricate details about each and every trade executed by their investment team. Campbell Neal says this proprietary database has allowed them to tailor their process resulting better returns for their funds. “We have two guys working on this... Show More

K2: We’re incentivised to perform

Mark Newman

The K2 Global High Alpha strategy invests in globally listed equities across a range of sectors and aims to deliver strong capital growth over the long-term. The Fund has achieved returns of 26% p.a. since inception in 2009 and will be replicated in the new ASX listed K2 Global Equities... Show More

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