Tim Boreham

Having jostled with a corpulent fellow passenger for a fair share of the armrest for most of the flight, the last thing a weary long-haul traveller wants to do is to deal with shuttle bus touts at the airport or face a long queue for the taxi. Show More

Steve McCarthy

Growth in the Australian economy in recent years has been primarily driven by the non-mining sectors. A key contributor to this growth has been the tourism sector, which is now Australia’s second largest export earner after iron ore. Here we review the small caps in this sector. Show More

Luke Cummings

A recent article from Tony Boyd in the Australian Financial Review shone a light on just how active the domestic Australian market has been for M & A activity in 2018. Our last Livewire submission seven months ago touched on a few key things to look out for when trading... Show More

Alex Cowie

April saw our first ever Buy Hold Sell Live event, where we hosted a top-flight panel in front of an intimate audience. The wires from the event were very popular this month. Also making this month's top wires were our video interview with Schroders, a buyside brief on stocks with... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

The Livewire Reporting Roundup is a new and exclusive weekly series carefully crafted to bring Livewire readers the best exclusive insights and investor resources throughout reporting season. We’ve invited 7 professional stock pickers to nominate their standout company results from the past week with responses from Regal Funds, K2 Asset... Show More

Bell Potter

The Bell Potter reporting calendar covers 210 companies for the February period, as well as several in March, and highlights reporting dates, period reported, NPAT (consensus and Bell Potter estimates) and our analyst recommendation for the stock. The pace is increasing, with 16 reporting on Monday and Tuesday alone. Livewire... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

The Chinese consumer story was the theme of 2015, with Bellamys and Blackmores up 715% and 534% respectively. It’s been a very different story this year as regulations tightened up and results disappointed, Bellamys is off 17%, while Blackmores has fallen a massive 46.5%. So, does that mean these stocks... Show More

James Nicolaou

Australian inbound tourism data for July 2016 has just been released, and shows some positive trends, including: Total inbound for July 2016 at 716k (+14.1% pcp); 12 Months to July 2016 at 7.94m (+10.6% pcp v 10.0% at end June 2016); Leisure 12 months to July 2016 at 6.0m (+14.8%... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

With the AUD holding below 80 US cents, Dean Fergie, Director & Portfolio Manager at Cyan Investment Management, says Australia remains an attractive place for international tourists to visit. One stock set to benefit from these trends is Sealink Travel Group (SLK). "They've got a really nice mix between tourism,... Show More

James Nicolaou

ABS data for the 12 months to end September 2015 shows total inbound visitations of 7.23m (+7% pcp). Passenger arrivals from overseas have risen and departures from Australia have fallen, continuing a two-year improving trend in travel flows dominated by China. The number of short-term travellers arriving in Australian September... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

Steve Black of the Pengana Emerging Companies Fund says there are two sectors on the ASX that he’s well invested in and are experiencing strong tailwinds – telecommunications and tourism. Black says that companies such as Vocus and M2 have benefitted enormously from Telstra being “a little slow, distracted and... Show More