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The beauty of stock markets

The beauty of stock markets

Managing Director, John Garrett, explores the beauty of stock markets and the importance of the right perspective, a few home truths, a grasp of history and an ability to filter out the noise.

Demand is hot in Australia's cold storage sector

Demand is hot in Australia's cold storage sector

The strength of the Australian industrial and logistics real estate sector can be attributed to a range of positive underlying trends including higher occupier demand, domestic supply imbalances, high barriers to entry and a rise in e-commerce.

A bull market for 2021's year of the Ox?

A bull market for 2021's year of the Ox?

The (Chinese) new year of the Ox has begun, and the zodiac predicts positive events to take place. To date we’ve seen the year of the Ox twice before – in 1997 and in 2009 – where the China A-share market performed strongly. Will 2021’s year of the Ox see another solid performance?

FY20 Results

FY20 Results

We are pleased to present our financial results for the year to 31 December 2020.

The home bias problem, and why geographic diversification can be a lifesaver
The Australian real estate sector exhibiting strong growth and resilience

The Australian real estate sector exhibiting strong growth and resilience

Demonstrating strong growth and resilience, and underpinned by a range of positive long-term structural trends is which Australian real estate sector? Executive Director, Matthew Lane, explains.

Misconceptions overshadow true value – the structured credit story
Investing and the political crystal ball – AusBiz interview
Ant-y Climax, or Revolution?

Ant-y Climax, or Revolution?

Why the biggest failed IPO in history, Ant Group, represents the most disruptive model for financial services in our generation

Does investment success require a crystal ball on politics?

Does investment success require a crystal ball on politics?

Plenty of ink gets spent by strategists and economists opining on the latest political developments and implications for markets. So, does investment success require a crystal ball on politics? 

New horizon for specialist investors

New horizon for specialist investors

Australia’s private-debt market and the investors that specialise in it are not new phenomena. What is new is a headline cash rate at close to zero and the withdrawal of supply from the biggest historical source of local credit issuance – the major banks. Specialist investors say their sector is attracting more interest and inflows on the back of this changed environment.

The overlooked asset class in investors' insatiable search for yield

The overlooked asset class in investors' insatiable search for yield

The historically low cash rate has meant investor appetite for yield across the fixed income spectrum has become insatiable. In searching for yield, one key asset class has generally been overlooked. Investment Manager, Guy Kaufman, explains.