ASX: WMI

Mark Tobin

We take our monthly look at the returns of Australian Microcap Funds. The majority of funds endured double-digit and drawdowns in the Dec 18 quarter. This large drawdown in the last quarter also pulled the majority of the funds negative for the calendar year. Show More

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Mark Tobin

FY18 was a strong year for both microcap and small caps indexes. Once again, microcaps significantly outperformed large caps. The S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index returned 13.7% for FY18 a healthy return. In contrast, the S&P/ASX Emerging Companies Index posted a stellar return of 23.2% for FY18. Leading to an... Show More

Chris Stott

The S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index closed flat for the week. On Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left the cash rate unchanged, while reiterating its upbeat outlook for 3% gross domestic product growth (GDP) and rising inflation. The launch of Amazon in Australia on Tuesday failed to inspire... Show More

Chris Stott

The S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index closed flat for the week. On Wednesday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced the second-quarter financial year consumer price index (CPI) was left unchanged at 1.8%, falling well below economists’ expectations and lowering the probability of the Reserve Bank of Australia increasing its cash... Show More