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Patrick Poke

Pengana Capital is closing their Global Resources Fund, Fairfax Media reported yesterday. Given the five-year bear market in resources, this comes as no major surprise. What was interesting, however, was the timing of fund withdrawals. As of May last year, the fund had around $30m of assets; by January this... Show More


Companies that joined the ASX lists in the first quarter returned considerably more than the Top 200 companies. According to the OnMarket First Quarter IPO Report, they were up 1.3 per cent on the quarter, compared with a 5.4 per cent drop on the ASX200 index – a 6.7 per... Show More


Investors are understandably feeling jittery about the stock market after landing in bear market territory this month, following a very volatile January, with global markets shaking on concerns of Chinese economic growth and, once again, the liquidity of global banks. Show More

Mathan Somasundaram

Aussie market delivered another positive day despite global investors selling on currency and market strength. The low turnover day like today was caught between optimistic local investor and pessimistic global investor. The last 3 years of daily returns will tell you that there is less than 3% probability of getting... Show More

Mark Tobin

Techniche TCN:ASX is a holding company for profitable technology companies. It currently owns ERST Technology which provides software to transfer company data securely to any location in any format, Urgent Technology provides software for facilities management of large buildings, Statseeker (50% share) provides a product to allow large companies improve... Show More