Sort By
  • Newest

  • Newest

  • Oldest

  • Author Name

  • Author Name

  • David Chaplin

  • Drew Meredith

  • Giselle Roux

  • Greg Bright

  • Ishan Dan

  • James Dunn

  • Lachlan Maddock

  • Owen Raszkiewicz

  • All Categories

  • All Categories

  • ASX

  • Crypto

  • Global

  • Small caps

It’s not all bad news as markets retreat on inflation news

Despite the media hype surrounding last week’s US rate hike, interest rates are going up but not as fast or as damaging as everyone thinks. The RBA upped rates for the first time in over 11 years by 25bps to 0.35 percent from 0.10 percent. Roughly a $65 a month increase, on a twenty-five year…

Ishan Dan | 18th May 2022 | More
Why bank analysts prefer this quality lender over the rest

Morgans have released a summary of the key points from the recent bank reporting season. Of the banks that reported, Morgans says NAB was in line with consensus expectations, while ANZ and WBC beat consensus earnings expectations. Despite this, Morgans holds NAB as having the strongest 1H22 performance overall. NAB produced the strongest profit growth…

Ishan Dan | 18th May 2022 | More
  • Top of the pops – top global funds had one thing in common

    March stands out as being one of the most difficult periods for investors in a generation. On the one hand, bond markets send fixed income to its worst return in more decades, and on the other, equity markets were sold off broadly on valuation concerns as bond yields ended a forty-year downward trend. It is…

    Drew Meredith | 18th May 2022 | More
    Jump in grocery prices supports supermarket profits, for now

    Grocery prices have soared in Australia, rising at a faster pace than the Consumer Price Index, which is benefitting the earnings of Coles and Woolworths. However, the boost could be temporary, with food inflation expected to moderate next year. The rise in inflation globally has exceeded wages growth, eroding households’ purchasing power. Lower income households…

    Nicki Bourlioufas | 18th May 2022 | More
  • The tables have turned after quarter from hell

    “Patience is a virtue” may well be the best way to explain the performance of the Australian sharemarket in the March quarter. As the rest of the world, but particularly fast-growing technology stocks listed on the NASDAQ entered free fall, the local S&P/ASX200 benchmark bucked the global trend to deliver a return of 2.2 per…

    Drew Meredith | 18th May 2022 | More
    What are Stablecoins and how do they work?

    Stablecoins are one type of cryptocurrency that is designed to maintain a fixed value over time. The value of a stablecoin is typically pegged to another asset class such as fiat currencies or precious metals. In this setup, one unit of the cryptocurrency typically equals one unit of the real currency. Unlike highly volatile cryptocurrencies…

    Kimora Diep | 15th May 2022 | More
    Is this the Lehman moment for stablecoins?

    Recent falls seen in cryptocurrency markets are being blamed on the crash of a stablecoin TerraUSD which fell 90 per cent from its $1 value this week, while its sister token Terra (LUNA) slumped more than 99.97% in the past five days. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies where the price is designed to be pegged to fiat…

    Ishan Dan | 13th May 2022 | More
    What is Luna and is it really the end for crypto?

    This week’s crash and burn of stablecoin Luna and TerraUST have raised concerns about the implications such a crash will have on investors, VC funds, other larger cryptocurrencies and the wider economy. It even raised the eyebrows of US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen who outlined her stance on the risks that exist with stablecoins. Yellen…

    Ishan Dan | 13th May 2022 | More
    Good time to buy quality semiconductor companies, say experts

    For investors looking to build positions in quality technology firms, the US computer chip giants are trading at attractive price levels, with many brokers now rating them as a buy, according to data from the Wall Street Journal. The prices of semiconductor companies have dropped sharply this year amidst a broader sell-off in technology stocks…

    Nicki Bourlioufas | 13th May 2022 | More
  • Is Pinnacle now in the buy zone?

    You might not have heard of Pinnacle Investment Management Group (ASX: PNI), but you’ve likely heard of or invested in one of its 16 affiliate managers. Founded by investment management doyan Ian Macoun -who is currently Managing Director and owns 9.6% of the company – Pinnacle provides the seed capital, administration, and distribution for upstart…

    Lachlan Buur-Jensen | 13th May 2022 | More
    Your guide to the bitter AGL demerger 

    It’s not quite a 1980’s style corporate raider attempt, but it’s pretty darn close. Australia’s 4th richest man is trying to disrupt the dissembling of the country’s largest energy generator and retailer. After previously trying to buy the whole company twice, MikeCannon–Brookes, through his holding company Grok Ventures, has effectively secured 11% of AGLEnergyLimited (ASX:…

    Lachlan Buur-Jensen | 13th May 2022 | More
    Netflix, Tesla, NVIDIA still popular despite mass tech selloff

    In the US, corporate earnings season is in full swing, and it couldn’t come at a worse time. Investors are fleeing away from risk and to safety putting the market in a bearish unforgiving mood. Companies that have missed expectations have been absolutely smashed. According to FactSet, 70 per cent of S&P500 companies that have…

    Ishan Dan | 11th May 2022 | More
    1 2 3 79