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A good year ahead for resources

Tim Hannon
Tim Hannon Newgate Capital Partners

We have argued the case for an exposure to the resources sector for over 12 months. Despite the excellent performance of the sector over this period, we continue to remain confident as our multi-pronged investment case remains intact. Show More

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Lithium and cobalt oversupply fears overblown

John Deniz
John Deniz Paragon Funds Management

January saw volatility return to Lithium and Cobalt markets, both correcting on oversupply anxiety. Glencore announced that its Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) project Kamoto will expand its Cobalt output to 34ktpa by 2019 (~30% of CY19F global demand). This news impacted Cobalt stocks globally on near-term oversupply concerns. Show More

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Does the market get it right day 1?

Richard Coppleson
Richard Coppleson Bell Potter

Last reporting season, stocks that “beat” were up +3.10% on the day, and then added an extra +13% to be up +15.7% 4 mths after reporting. The ASX 200 rallied +6.2% over this same time. These stocks had a “lower short interest” at 2.1%, versus 3.1% for the misses. The... Show More

What Mattered Today; A few of our stocks fly

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

A positive start to a very busy week for markets with the Telco’s leading the charge higher today. CBA in focus with the announcement of a new CEO, an internal candidate and the stock ticked up as a result while Iluka (ILU) delivered a strong set of production numbers ahead... Show More

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What Mattered Today: Lithium stocks cop it on the chin

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

The ASX 200 came back and tested the 6000 level today with the market once again seeing the best of it in early trade. Lithium stocks were in focus today and the AM report proved to be very timely, CLICK HERE with our view that volatility in the sector would... Show More

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Getting Exposure to Electric Cars (updated)

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

The below article was written prior to the recent volatility in the sector thanks to a deal that will likely see an uptick in production levels in the coming years, however the calls are still relevent today. Show More

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Bell Potter Analyst Outlook & Top Stock Picks for 2018

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

In this report, our analysts share their sector view and top stock picks for 2018 across sectors including banks and general insurers, diversified financials, LICs, fixed income, agricultural FMCG, technology, discretionary retail, industrials, resources, and healthcare & biotech. Show More

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9 Resources stocks for 2018 - David Coates, Peter Arden & Duncan Hughes

Bell Potter
Bell Potter Stockbroker

The Resources sector overall has had a strong second half of 2017, with the broader Metals and Mining Index up approximately 15% over the half year. This re-traced a loss of 1.3% in 1HCY17 for a 13.2% gain over the year to December 13th. Show More

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Coppo: Lithium could do what iron ore did 10 years ago

Richard Coppleson
Richard Coppleson Bell Potter

Some see this as a bubble & that may be correct – but not for a few more years. Lithium-ion batteries are “fundamentally changing the world” but a balancing of supply and demand will eventually expose some players. Show More

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Government policy shifts drive EV demand

John Deniz
John Deniz Paragon Funds Management

Our EV thematic has been discussed in previous articles, most recently in February 2017. Given the major developments in this space during September, we felt it timely to provide another update. Show More

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Sunset Strip afternoon trading wrap

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market had a slide after flip flopping early in the day. Commodities bounce helped the miners after US Fed, ECB and BOE moved dovish. UK recovery in wages growth and historically low unemployment helps support the economy despite the high inflation and low currency. Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170706

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market was aimless and flip flopped with US futures all day to finish mainly flat. Currency, Commodity and global sentiment remains weak. The historical trend suggests were likely to remain in this up and down trading days till the last week of July. The best performing sectors were IT,... Show More

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3 Stocks We Like if Tax Loss Selling Kicks In

James Gerrish
James Gerrish Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

Tax loss selling creates opportunities every year. The key is to use the phenomenon to achieve good entry into stocks you are looking to buy anyway, and importantly, don’t just buy the stocks that had an awful year, as most of them are best left alone! Today we have delved... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170503

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market fell from the start before making a slight recovery to close for second consecutive negative day. ANZ result earlier this week turned the bank sector sentiment and the premium is unwinding. TPM downgrade in 2016 drove the reality check into high PE stocks…will the VOC downgrade be the... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170428

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market made another unconvincing flat day after US market was aimless and commodities stocks were under pressure globally….last day of the month!!! US reporting season remains positive as expected…financials delivering the best outlook…Under Armour had the first negative quarter in its history. IT, Industrials and Health Care lead the... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170427

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market made an unconvincing positive day after US market lost steam on the tax reform agenda release. US tax reform agenda was a yawn as expected. It looked like a high school project but with less detail. It was a one pager that stated pre-election slogans with not much... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170407

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market fell on US strike on Syria after opening positive…and then recovered into the close to slight positive. Spot gold bounced and bond yields fell as market ran to safety with rising geo political risks adding existing global macro risks. Gold, Energy and Utilities were the best performers while... Show More

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Solar farms and batteries in South Australia

UBS Asset Management
UBS Asset Management Fund Manager

We have had a long-term position in lithium miners Orocobre (ORE) and Pilbara (PLS). We have varied our investment in these companies over the last few years, as their rate of development and journey toward profitability has followed a wave-like pattern. However, we have always had one eye on the... Show More

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Chinese policy brings cobalt into focus

John Deniz
John Deniz Paragon Funds Management

Electric Vehicles (EVs) and their mass-market rollout plans continue unabated, with nearly all the major auto manufacturers either ramping up, building or expediting plans for large scale EV roll out. Fourteen megafactories are being built globally, with more planned by Tesla, VW and others across the globe. The global EV... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170228

Mathan Somasundaram
Mathan Somasundaram Blue Ocean Equities

Local market ran into more profit taking ahead of the State of Union address by the US president and the US GDP update on the last day of the month as well as the last substantial reporting season date. Miners and ET related selling in Gold equities drove the market... Show More