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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.

October 2030: Reflecting on your investment decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic

October 2030: Reflecting on your investment decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic

As investors we take positions with foresight but are judged from hindsight. So come 2030, how will you judge your investment decisions during the COVID-19 dislocation?

Mitigating risk in the hunt for enhanced returns

Mitigating risk in the hunt for enhanced returns

The search for enhanced returns in a low rate environment can be a fruitful exercise, but it is not without danger. Managing Director, John Garrett, explains how investors can mitigate risk.

Why We Support Beyond Blue

Why We Support Beyond Blue

The MA Financial Group Foundation is proud to partner with Beyond Blue in supporting mental health and wellbeing across our communities, particularly during these challenging and unprecedented times.