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Chad Slater

Sunday 22nd April was International Mother Earth Day, a day designed to highlight the need for a collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity. This year was as... Show More

Jack Lowenstein

We recently returned from ten days visiting more than 20 companies in Japan. Two things struck us: the vast increase in the number of tourists, and how cheap it seemed compared to Australia. The last was born out by the fact that persistent low inflation means that Tokyo is no... Show More

Chad Slater

I’m on the way to Europe to see institutional clients for our new ESG L/S absolute return fund (we will look to make it available to Australian investors later this year) and I had a stopover in Dubai. It made me think of a previous comment about Dubai airport being... Show More

Chad Slater

There was a short-lived segment on radio in Australia a few years back called “defend the indefensible” where a young lawyer was told an “indefensible” topic on the spot and asked to mount a passionate defence of what would seem to be a lost cause. It made for some funny,... Show More

Chad Slater

Last week I was down at the Livewire studios for the filming of another “Buy Hold Sell” video which is their popular segment where fund managers are asked to make a call on three to five stocks that are nominated by the Livewire Team. Show More

Jack Lowenstein

As most of you will have noticed, global share markets have been very turbulent, and sharply down this month. Our view is that this does NOT mark the end of the bull market we have seen since we launched the Morphic Global Opportunities Fund in 2012. In consequence, we remain... Show More

Chad Slater

Each half, as part of our outlook for the coming six months, we provide a series of “anti-forecasts” for what will NOT happen over this period. In one sense, this is a light-hearted way to approach the vagaries of forecasting to look at things from the opposite perspective. But on... Show More

When the next bubble and crash comes, would you rather be out six months early, or six months late? Chad Slater, Joint CIO at Morphic Asset Management, says some of the best returns come in the final throws of a bubble. Show More

It’s been a bumper year for global stocks as MSCI’s broadest index, the All Countries World Index, has rallied ~19% YTD, while Emerging Markets are up more than 25%. Coming into 2018, the ingredients are there for a “rip-snorting” run, says Chad Slater from Morphic Asset Management. Show More

After decades of disappointment, the investment environment is finally starting to look positive in Japan. Chad Slater, Joint CIO at Morphic Asset Management, says Japan is the cheapest it’s been compared to the rest of the world for over a decade. Show More