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Jack Lowenstein’s 5 rules of investing

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Jack Lowenstein, co Chief Investment Officer at Morphic Asset Management has not taken the conventional path into professional investing. Having started his career as a journalist, Lowenstein has spent the last two decades investing in global equities. He describes himself as a ‘frontier investor’ willing to go where many are... Show More

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Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market fell on the open after banks turned from positive to negative on CBA result before a recovery in the second half of the day erased most of the loses. The market was held up by Health Care and Gold sector while Utilities, Energy and Retail were the main... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market delivered a solid positive day on the back of the banks, health care and staples while commodities risk did not take down resources as much as expected. That’s 13 positive days out of 17 trading days in July. The Aussie market was mainly driven by the rate cut... Show More

The market may be getting ahead of itself in expecting helicopter money from the Bank of Japan, says Saxo Group's John Hardy

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

John Hardy, head of FX strategy at Saxo Group, thinks that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) may initiate a 'reasonably sized stimulus measure' before implementing helicopter money. This could happen after the US election as the BoJ needs to feel comfortable before the next phase of quantitative easing can begin.... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market moved up on the back of banks despite falling commodities and weak global sentiment. Aussie market today can be explained as a tale of two cycles. Despite the short term profit taking worry, we continue to remain positive on the medium to long term outlook for the equity... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market started positive on strong commodities and finished negative on weak China and Japan outlook. The Chinese trade data was a reality check for the market that was looking at the potential stimulus from PBOC instead of the growth downgrade. Japanese GDP data was restated and that confirmed the... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market started positive and finished even more positive on Chinese lending data despite a pullback in the middle on Japanese not moving on stimulus quickly. The Japanese are waiting to see the effects of negative rates before moving on more stimulus. China lending was on fire with New Year.... Show More

Sunset Strip | Aussie Afternoon Institutional Market Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market started very negative with global sentiment before bouncing back to recover half the day’s loss and then sliding slightly further negative as the optimism waned. History tells us that in recent terror threat have not delivered a prolonged negative sentiment. We expect the current event to follow the... Show More

Japan delivers $11.9bn float, the biggest IPO of 1215

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Overnight: Sale of shares in state-owned company raises a combined $11.9bn in world's largest initial public offering this year. Shares of Japan Post surged nearly 26 percent in their trading debut after the company and its banking and insurance units raised a combined $11.9bn in the world's biggest initial public... Show More