China consumer

Equities
Rachel Cole

China is a key economic partner for Australia, being our largest trading partner for both imports and exports. Whilst our commodity exports to China make up the largest amount by value, our agricultural and consumer-related exports are experiencing greater growth. This presents some interesting investment opportunities for Australian listed companies... Show More

Podcasts

This week on The Rules of Investing podcast, we've got a special episode featuring three guests from Future Generation (ASX:FGX & ASX:FGG). The Future Generation companies are set up to provide charities with an annual stream of donations, while providing shareholders with exposure to the best fund managers - free... Show More

Leyland Private Asset Management

Following Bellamy’s 43% one-day fall earlier this month, it’s worth revisiting comments recently made by our Managing Director, Charles Leyland, in an interview with Livewire: “It was faddish, it’s come off a bit. We saw after the dot-com boom that stocks that fell in half, they kept falling. If you... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

Back on August 25th, we looked at the "increasing risks for the Chinese growth stocks" after they had suffered some significant declines. Investors who had entered the larger names, Blackmore's and Bellamy's earlier in the year, were losing money compared to the ASX200, which was mildly ahead. Chasing easy fast... Show More

Chris Stott, Chief Investment Officer at Wilson Asset Management, thinks the Australian market is fairly priced at its current PE of around 15-16 times - slightly above the long-term average. With rate hikes due in the US opening the possibility of a short-term correction, plus the expectation of further rate... Show More

Bell Potter

Blackmores {120.76 4.19 3.47%} went ex-dividend today $2.10 & traded to a low of $112.53 -$4.04 or -3.4%, but then bounced immediately (in fact all the way back to $118.48 +$5.95 or +5.3% … But then came off its high in arvo. That move is telling you the buyers are... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

Yesterday, one of the markets favourite stocks of the last 18 months, Blackmore's (BKL) literally fell off a cliff, collapsing almost 20% in the one day. In this reporting season, we have witnessed a few examples of "growth stocks" that are trading at very expensive valuations, being hammered when their... Show More

PM Capital

Kevin Bertoli, Asian Equities Portfolio Manager at PM CAPITAL, says that fixed asset investment is the story of last decade in China. “China has had three years of consecutive year on year declines in manufacturing prices. Basically, it’s telling you that there’s too much capacity in the system. That’s telling... Show More

Wilson Asset Management

While the Australian bourse has continued to sink lower, ASX-listed companies with exposure to the Chinese consumer have seen their share prices skyrocket as their earnings are boosted by sales to China. Blackmores and Bellamy's are two significant beneficiaries of the popularity of Australian-made wares. Their share prices have surged,... Show More