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Get strategic to protect against volatile markets

With major markets caught in a wave of volatility, many investors have started to question the composition of their share portfolio. We appreciate that investors can find it hard to make the right decisions in the best interests of their entire portfolio when capricious markets are accompanied by “noise”. We have three forensic questions that […]

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Downturn in income stocks is cyclical

Over the past year, global and growth investors have been well-rewarded. However, many shareholders feel left out, particularly if they are not exposed to the popular investment styles and sectors. Those who invest in income stocks have felt this way for the past 18 months. While local and global markets soared, they were left to […]

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IT start-ups

Beware IT start-ups on the financial critical list

The recent issues surrounding Big Un and GetSwift have shone the spotlight on the predicament many businesses and their investors face when it comes to being IT start-ups listed on the ASX. By definition, a tech start-up is just that. It is a business that is starting from the ground floor with a big idea, […]

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Four gems that delivered this reporting season

Reporting season is a period of trepidation for those involved in bottom-up stock selection strategies. It is a period when share price movements can be extreme, depending on whether a company met the grade or missed expectations. Here are four gems on our recommended list that have just delivered their results. Appen Appen provides language […]

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Low interest rates are still good for markets

Volatility has well and truly returned to global equity markets, with many investors awakened from their slumber after a prolonged period of stable returns. Many were quick to define the correction as a symptom of rising inflation concerns in the US on the back of increased infrastructure spending, which will deepen the deficit, lead to […]

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Buy stocks now or later?

The impending reporting season, just like any, is one filled with optimism for the proactive investor looking to buy stocks and capitalise on impressive results, supported by strong prospects. However, the anticipation can overwhelm many, as the potential for a short-term ‘pop’ in price can prompt trigger happy growth investors into buying stocks before they […]

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