Daily Report
James Gerrish

Aussie stocks were bullish early thanks to strength overseas – resources the main driver early on pushing the index up to a 6270 high - smack on the high we saw on 7th March before the market pulled back ~150pts. Those same jitters seemed to kick in today with the... Show More

James Gerrish

The market held up pretty well for most of the session and was actually up +42 points at the high, however in the last hour of trade there was a big seller of stocks out there – most large caps finished on their lows with the market dropping -11 points... Show More

NAOS Asset Management

“I’m not particularly worried at the moment. Two years out is when I’m worried about. It’ll be more of a dollar crisis than a debt crisis, and I think it’ll be more of a political and social crisis” Ray Dalio, Founder, Bridgewater Associates Show More

NAOS Asset Management

“The switch from traditional fuels into renewables is just a massive switch, and we're seeing it across so many different businesses that we are working with – not just our own business, but so many different businesses out there, where the energy profile they are looking at is changing as... Show More

Rob Tucker

The long term thematic of having Australian primary industry “feeding the world” remains a compelling one. Here we discuss our analytical approach and focus on one stock that is trading on 12 times earnings, with high single digit earnings growth and a >5.5% fully franked dividend yield (FY19). Feeding the world The... Show More

Chris Stott

The S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation Index closed down 0.7% for the week. On Wednesday, the Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer sentiment fell 1.7% in November. On Thursday, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported Australia’s unemployment rate fell to a near five-year low. Show More

Clime Asset Management

There is so much confusion about the stocks in the ASX’s large-caps index, the ASX 50. Some investors see them as ‘blue-chips’ by virtue of their size and longevity, and thus see them as long-term portfolio holds. Others think the ASX 50 is largely useless: a motley, concentrated index of... Show More

Matthew Haupt

This week I sat down with Tom Piotrowski from CommSec to discuss Wilson Asset Management’s large cap LIC, WAM Leaders . In addition, I discuss the Australian insurance market, Woolworths and the Amazon threat, local infrastructure and the strengthening US dollar. Show More

Livewire Exclusive

Livewire recently asked Sean Fenton of Tribeca, Vince Pezzullo of Perpetual, and Simon Shields of Monash to share their views as to whether the trend that emerged last year, whereby growth stocks struggled and cyclicals rallied, could continue through 2017. Following on from their enlightening responses, we asked our three... Show More

With the main AGM season out of the way for the 30 June FYEs, several key AGMs occur this month including TPG Telecom, ANZ, NAB, Westpac, DuluxGroup, Incitec Pivot, Orica. Outside All the Majors, December features AGMS for Ten Network Holdings, Cudeco, Elders and Emeco Holdings. This month's note also... Show More

Hugh Dive

Over the last few weeks, it appears that Gina Rinehart’s Australian Outback Beef (67% Hancock Prospecting/ 33% China's Shanghai CRED) has won the bidding war for the Adelaide-based pastoral company S.Kidman & Co Ltd. If this $365 million deal is approved by the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), the combined... Show More

Hugh Dive

On Wednesday last week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported that inflation for the June quarter was 0.4%, down from 1% in 2015. This is watched very closely by the market, as it is a key measure used by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) in making their decision... Show More

Buy Hold Sell

Demand for food and drinks is all but sure to rise both in Australia and globally as the population continues to grow and more people move into the middle class. By 2050 the world's population is expected to increase to 9.6 billion and Australia’s population is projected to grow to... Show More

Today's AGM note features results for ANZ, Elders, Incitec Pivot and National Australia Lemarne Corporation Limited avoided a second strike. Show More

With the main AGM season almost over (Monday 30 November features several two-strike AGMs), I take a look at key AGMs scheduled for December 2015. Three of the big four banks hold AGMs this month. ANZ's AGM agenda features two shareholder-requisitioned resolutions: one on climate change which is an ordinary... Show More

Schroders Australia

Sometimes, the best meaning theories have a perverse real world effect. Unfortunately, corporate investment is the single biggest driver of investment returns through the past year. Those that have invested, have suffered; and vice versa. The irony as a shareholder is twofold. You can read further at Show More