James Gerrish

Another day where the ‘Pro Australia’ theme was alive and well – the index opening marginally higher before yet another wave of strong buying across the market played out. Both resources and banks were strong, along with pretty much everything else as the cool winds of FOMO are blowing hard... Show More

Patrick Poke

RBA Govenor Philip Lowe's speech sends AUD into a tailspin; Australia's biggest private land developer says defaults on house and land packages in Melbourne are at 25%; and the Chinese economy is being pulled in two conflicting directions, so just how bad is the slowdown? Here's what's happening in markets... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

2019 is just a few months away. So when we sat down with Natalie Tam, Investment Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments, we took the opportunity to ask her what she thought the key market issues could be next year. She touches on 5 key issues including the prospect of a... Show More

Tim Johnston

In the electricity sector, new technologies and policies aimed at reducing carbon emissions introduce the risk that existing assets may be rendered redundant. This paper reviews the stranded asset risk for the listed players AGL and Origin Energy. Show More

Schroders Australia

Three of the tailwinds for ASX investors across the past decade — policy with respect to interest rates, trade, and regulation — have turned into headwinds. While profit may be hit, it is also likely that multiples will revert to something more like normal. Show More

NAOS Asset Management

"Overall we remain very optimistic about the long-term prospects of Australia. We are seeing GDP growth above trend. We have seen a continuing fall in unemployment. Inflation remains low. You look to the long-term prospects and of course there have been some big shifts in the economy over recent years,... Show More

Marcus Tuck

John D. Rockefeller once said: "Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It's seeing my dividends coming in". Mr Rockefeller was perhaps a little too fond of his dividends, but they are an important component of total equity returns, particularly in a high-dividend-paying market such as Australia's... Show More

Alex Pollak

In the twelve months to Monday of this week, the S&P500 index is up 15.02%, while Alibaba is up 80%, Google is up 29.3%, Amazon is up 71% and Apple is up 24%. By contrast, Exxon is down 5.6%, Coke is up 7.6% and General Motors is up 11%. To... Show More

James Gerrish

Another calmer day for Aussie stocks with the market having bouts of indecision in early trade before buyers settled in and pushed the index up throughout the afternoon – a decent close near the session highs with the Telco stocks doing most of the heavy lifting. On the flipside, we... Show More

Bell Potter

The Bell Potter reporting calendar covers over 200 companies reporting this February, with key dates, NPAT (consensus and Bell Potter/Citi estimates) and analyst recommendations. The first week kicks off with 18 companies reporting including some big names like CBA, RIO, AMP and REA. Access our updated reporting calendar here: View... Show More