ASX:CBA

COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

Equities
Marcus Padley

The shock election result at the weekend is very good news for the bank sector. The sector has already reacted with a sharp rise in all the big four banks, as well as Macquarie (ASX:MQG), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) and Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ). What we have to ask... Show More

Fixed Income
Christopher Joye

As very active capital structure investors, we are constantly engaged in repricing the absolute and relative valuation levels spanning preferred equity, subordinated (or Tier 2) debt, non-preferred senior (or Tier 3) instruments, senior unsecured bonds, cash deposits, super senior covered bonds, and off-balance-sheet asset-backed securities (ABS and RMBS). It sounds... Show More

Politics
Christopher Joye

In my column today I analyse why ScoMo really won, noting that "during the week I advised my investors, media colleagues and friends that it would not be surprising if Scott Morrison won the election comfortably". Click on that link to read the column or AFR subs can click here.... Show More

Fixed Income
Christopher Joye

Today I argue that Australia is behaving like the indulgent and entitled child of a billionaire, quote my own 8 year old's analysis of what the two political parties have to offer (even I was surprised), and explain why we are not residential-mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) haters and arguably one of... Show More

Equities
Stuart Jackson

Australia’s four major banks have now reported their interim results. Common to all of them were three key themes, which are presenting both challenges and opportunities. Generating any revenue growth is becoming increasingly challenging Once one-off remediation and profits on sale of businesses are stripped out, revenue growth for Australia New Zealand... Show More

Equities
Vince Pezzullo

Over the past 18 months, we have demonstrated a higher allocation to large cap Australian securities in line with the view that in many cases large cap stocks currently represent better value relative to small or mid cap stocks. Small and mid-cap stocks have rallied considerably, and we believe... Show More

Equities
Lachlan Davis

The recent bank reporting season was highly anticipated as it was the first since the Banking Royal Commission final report. Although these results were impacted by divestments from non-core operations, remediation charges and Royal Commission related expenses; investors were primarily interested in the underlying trends in the ‘key drivers’ of... Show More