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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

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“Right now, there’s no question: It’s feeling strong. I mean, if we’re in the sixth inning, we have our sluggers coming to bat right now. Right now, business is good. There’s no question about it” Warren Buffet, Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway Show More

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“The price of beeswax was around about $4.50 to $5/kg and now you're looking at $20/kg, but it's very difficult to get hold of it… Every time you ring up and say 'look, I need some more beeswax' they'll say 'look, have you got any we can process and send... Show More

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The Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence will disrupt and transform virtually every industry and area of the economy over the next decade. In just the past six months, cloud service providers have increased their capital investments significantly” Gary Dickerson, CEO, Applied Materials Show More

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Meeting The Berkshire Hathaway CEOs

Robert Miller

During our recent trip to Omaha, we met with three Berkshire CEOs and a Berkshire board member. These meetings provided great insight into how Berkshire Hathaway has become one of the most successful companies in the world. Whilst listening to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger for six hours on the... Show More

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“The aviation market continues to be strong. Global revenue passenger kilometres grew by 5.9% through February year-to-date, with solid growth in domestic and international markets. Air freight volumes also had a strong start to 2018, growing at 7.7% through February” Jamie Miller, CFO, GE Show More

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“The industry faces challenges of low credit growth, low interest rates, regulatory uncertainty, increasing consumer expectations and increased scrutiny of conduct and culture” Jon Sutton, MD, Bank of Queensland Show More

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"I view our robotics as extending human capability in a way that allows us more efficiency, the automation that we add really doesn't eliminate jobs, it just makes the jobs at our fulfilment centres more efficient and redirects employees to more sophisticated tasks" Tye Brady, Chief Technologist – Amazon Robotics Show More

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“We have seen a marked increase in the frequency of securities class actions as well as the average size of the settlement for those class actions. Until about three years ago, you would have expected to see around two securities class actions a year in Australia. In the last two... Show More

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“The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates the world’s demand for food by 2050 will need a 60 per cent increase in the amount of food currently available. Australia is well placed to become one of the world’s great food bowls. The opportunity is huge” Sam Sicilia, Chief Investment... Show More

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10 LICs trading at a discount

Patrick Poke

There are a range of brokers and researchers who produce regularly monthly or quarterly updates on the LIC sector. While the quality and depth of the research available is excellent, providing complete coverage of over 100 companies and trusts takes can take several weeks. Show More

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CEO’s and business leaders' comments can provide valuable insights and provide a greater understanding of the current investment environment and key trends that may be emerging. Below are 22 quotes from the week which in our view detail some of the most important and prominent industry trends and economic factors... Show More

See what The CEO's thought of Tourism, Vitamins and Commercial Property this week

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“Currently less than 10% of Chinese nationals actually hold a passport, and that's a population of 1.3 billion. The opportunity for tourism in New South Wales and Australia is massive” Geoff Culbert, CEO, Sydney Airport Show More

See what The CEO's thought of the Domestic Economy, Chinese Manufacturing and Agriculture this week

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“The Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane economies are performing very strongly, driven a lot on the back of the infrastructure spend and now the pickup in sentiment. The pipeline of infrastructure projects continues to build” Scott Charlton, CEO, Transurban Show More

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

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“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

Listed managed investments: 2017 in review

Peter Rae

2017 was a good year for global equity markets and this was reflected in the performance of listed managed investments, with those focused on international equities delivering the best returns. With global markets now displaying greater volatility and some major falls over the past week, performance of individual LMIs in... 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