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Opportunities Post Royal Commission? You Can Count On It

Harley Grosser

Since the Royal Commission kicked off hardly a day has gone by without Australia’s largest financial institutions in the news, for all the wrong reasons. Some of the accusations are quite shocking and make for great headlines. Show More

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Consolidated Operations Group are the cogs starting to turn?

Mark Tobin

Consolidated Operations Group (COG:ASX) is the new incarnation of the old Armidale Investment Corporation (AIK:ASX). COG has been slowly transitioning itself from the old LIC structure to a proper operating business structure over the last two years. COG is now pursuing two main lines of business: Show More

Market Masters outperforming again: Livewire Live 2017

Livewire Exclusive

A panel of Australia's Market Masters have shared their top stock ideas at Livewire Live each year since inception. On average, the stocks have beaten the market by at least 25% each time. Just over a month since Livewire Live 2017, and this year’s stocks are already ahead by 3.1%.... Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170803

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran out of puff again on weaker commodities and directionless global markets. Local trade balance was another miss and the currency took a step back. The best performing sectors were Utilities, IT and Industrials while the worst performers were Miners, Telecom Services and Energy. On the sector/stock front….(1)... Show More

PSC Insurance - Acquisitions Driving Growth

Dean Fergie

PSI is a little-known consolidator of insurance brokers that landed on the ASX last December. In no uncertain terms, its inaugural FY16 report was a cracker. Revenue increased 34% over FY15 with this number over 20% ahead of prospectus. The underlying NPATA at $14.3m was 15% ahead of prospectus. Remember,... Show More

Steadfast's continued investment 'impressive'

Andrew Stanley

Ralton acquired a small position in Steadfast Group (ASX:SDF), Australia’s largest general insurance broker – a service provider and equity investor for insurance brokers in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. One of the key drivers of SDF’s profitability is the position in the insurance premium cycle. SDF has been early... Show More

4 fresh stock picks from Livewire Live

Livewire Exclusive

This time last year at Livewire Live 2015 three veterans of the Australian equity market shared their best stock ideas for the year ahead, the results did not disappoint. Ideas were contributed by Geoff Wilson (ASX:ECX) https://www.livewiremarkets.com/wires/27619, Anton Tagliaferro (ASX:SDF) https://www.livewiremarkets.com/wires/27620 and Ben Griffiths (ASX:AIA) https://www.livewiremarkets.com/wires/27622 with the average return... Show More

Steadfast (ASX:SDF): A company that has caught our attention

Investors Mutual

Steadfast is an industry leader in insurance broking in Australia. It was established as a buying group for independent insurance brokers, in order to provide scale and bargaining power with major insurers. Unlike insurance companies themselves, Steadfast’s broking and underwriting businesses take no insurance risk on the company’s balance sheet.... Show More