Ageing population: One of the biggest trends to evolve in Australia

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Ageing population: One of the biggest trends to evolve in Australia. Many investors would have seen the strong sharemarket debut from residential aged care operator, Japara Healthcare, in mid-April. The stock closed its first day at $2.70, some 35% above its $2 listing price. The excitement Japara generated reflects the market's belief that Australia's ageing population and the retirement of the great wave of baby boomers is creating significant investment opportunities. There is no doubt that an ageing population will be one of the biggest trends to evolve in Australia over the next 30 or so years. According to the ABS, the proportion of 65-year-olds and older will rise from 14% to 22% by 2061. This throws up significant challenges for governments... But it will also create opportunities for companies and investors. This article by John Abernethy looks at the sector and 8 stocks positioned for this trend: (VIEW LINK)

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