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Ausbiz interview: Lessons from global earning season for Australian financials

Ausbiz interview: Lessons from global earning season for Australian financials

US half-year earnings season is nearing its end, while in Australian companies are just beginning to report. What lessons can be gleaned from global companies about the outlook for Australian consumers and businesses?  And what does this mean for credit investors, banks & financial institutions in our market?

Ausbiz interview: Opportunity or danger in listed investment companies?

Ausbiz interview: Opportunity or danger in listed investment companies?

Traditional fixed income (bonds) did not perform its intended defensive function in the last year, falling double digits in value globally. Many investors are now turning to other defensive strategies like private credit for more resilient returns and income.

In his latest bi-weekly interview with Ausbiz, Frank Danieli, Managing Director and Head of Credit Investments and Lending, had a wide-ranging discussion with Andrew Geoghegan addressing this trend and whether the opportunities are better in public or private assets.

Ausbiz interview: Hidden risks in corporate debt?

Ausbiz interview: Hidden risks in corporate debt?

 

In his latest wide-ranging interview with Ausbiz, Frank Danieli, Managing Director and Head of Credit Investments and Lending, discusses these questions with Nadine Blayney along with recent bond market sell-offs and the opportunities in the often-overlooked Private Credit market.

 

Equity market update: volatility, inflation, interest rates

Equity market update: volatility, inflation, interest rates

 

Equity market volatility can scare investors out at exactly the wrong time.

In his new video our equities specialist John Garrett offers his perspective on how inflation, interest rates and supply chain issues are affecting markets – and why despite all of this, his investment philosophy remains the same.

 

Ausbiz interview - looking for an opportunity in global fintech rout

Ausbiz interview - looking for an opportunity in global fintech rout

Frank Danieli, Managing Director and Head of Lending and Credit, joins Andrew Geoghegan on Ausbiz.

The key to capitalising in down markets

The key to capitalising in down markets

 

Over the last 100 years the Australian and US stock markets have delivered a return close to 10% p.a – higher than any other asset class. Unfortunately, these annual returns don't come in a smooth fashion.

Volatility – like we’re seeing in the markets now – can scare investors out at exactly the wrong time.

 

AusBiz interview – growing opportunities for private credit funds

AusBiz interview – growing opportunities for private credit funds

In the current market characterised by high inflation, rising interest rates and volatile equity and bond markets, many borrowers and investors are turning to private credit.

China: is its equity market oversold, or is it an opportunity to invest?

China: is its equity market oversold, or is it an opportunity to invest?

China: is its equity market oversold, or is it an opportunity to invest? We explore this question and the three emerging opportunities adding to the case for an allocation to Chinese equities.

Sydney Contemporary 2022

Sydney Contemporary 2022

Sydney Contemporary, in partnership with Principal Partner MA Financial Group, announces the Fair’s sixth edition. Marking the first physical edition since 2019, the Fair returns with a stellar line-up of 85+ emerging and established galleries from Australia and New Zealand, presented at Carriageworks, Australia’s largest multi-arts centre, from Thursday, 8 – Sunday, 11 September 2022.

Our new Hong Kong office in the International Finance Centre (IFC)

Our new Hong Kong office in the International Finance Centre (IFC)

We are pleased to announce that we are expanding our business in Hong Kong with a new office location in the International Finance Centre (IFC)1

What rising interest rates mean for falling house prices

What rising interest rates mean for falling house prices

With the RBA raising the Cash Rate this month for the first time in 11 years and inflation marking its highest reading since the early 2000’s, everyone is talking about how far house prices will fall.

2022 Annual General Meeting

2022 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of MA Financial Group Limited will be held at our new premises on Thursday, 5 May 2022