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Key Stock Picks 2018

In this report, we outline the key themes which we believe will impact the Australian market in 2018. All else being equal, we expect the Australian...

Trading & Investing Industry Talk Market Updates Fintech Innovation

APAC team attend Hong Kong Forum

Hong Kong is the number one business city in Asia, it is well known for being a business hub for international companies and a major gateway to...

Industry Talk

Through the looking glass: Five noteworthy trends in 2017

2017 – a year that will evoke the memory of Donald Trump and his twitter mania (and of course the twitter temp who pulled the plug on his account),...

Can robots provide financial advice?

Robots have long featured in sci-fi and cartoons; a quick Google search informed me human interest in bots can be traced back to ancient China, where...

Industry Talk Investment

Competition rules- the 'new' NSX

  The ‘new’ NSX’ (National Stock Exchange) wasn’t on my radar and therefore remained an unknown quantity until I watched OpenMarkets’ very own Gen...

Suitably capitalised - ASX capital requirements

Just as no one predicted the global financial crisis (GFC) that began in 2007, no one foretold the global fallout from resulting turbulence....

Industry Talk Ethics Social Investing Investment

Putting the ethics into investment

Ethics and investment have not always been natural bed partners. Money has been, and continues to be, made from companies engaged in businesses some...

Industry Talk

Don’t launder your good name

Don’t launder your good name Australia’s largest listed company, the (now slightly less) venerable CommBank, can be credited with many things; not...

Trading & Investing Industry Talk

The top five ETFs and a few to watch

Australians’ love affair with ETFs is far from over. August marked another record, with total market cap breaking the $30 billion barrier. According...

Trading & Investing

Making a market in exchange traded products

Investing in equities is nice and straightforward. Company A issues shares. Investor B buys shares from Investor C. Investor B sells shares to...

Industry Talk

MINIs – the pint size portfolio powerhouse

I recently wrote a piece on warrants from the position of knowing very little (or next to nothing) about warrants. The things I know about MINIs...

Industry Talk

Blockchain 101: How it works & how it can benefit everyday life

Since my first blog about Blockchain in February last year the world of fintech has continued to innovate and develop. Melbourne is about to become a...