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Tech Webinar Session #3 Recap: The state of Australia’s VC Market

The environment for venture capital has changed dramatically in the past decade.
Not only has the cost of a start-up reduced dramatically, with more money than ever before flowing into the tech sector, but Australia’s best and brightest talent – who used to flock towards investment banking, management consulting and law careers –

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Market Trends: December 2020

Market Trends: December 2020

Key global market trends – stock rebound!
After two months of consolidation, global equities powered ahead in November, reflecting positive COVID-19 vaccine news and a seemingly clear winner of the U.S. Presidential election. The gains came despite rising COVID-19 cases in both Europe and the United States and the re-imposition of some social distancing restrictions.

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Core strength: working the abs of your investment portfolio

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A well-diversified portfolio can assist with reducing volatility and enhancing performance returns.
And perhaps the easiest way to diversify your portfolio is to invest in what are known as ‘core’ exposures. The concept of core exposures is often used in the financial advice world and refers to the foundations of,

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Tech Webinar Session #2 Recap – Afterpay and WiseTech talk the future of Aussie tech

In Session #2 of our recent Australian Technology Leaders webinar, the CEOs of Afterpay and WiseTech Global shared their stories of entrepreneurship, innovation and resilience, discussed the potential for Australian companies on the global stage, and provided a glimpse into the future of Australian technology.
Afterpay CEO and Co-Founder,

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The Federal Budget – What’s in it and how might ETF investors seek to benefit?

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On 6 October 2020, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg released Australia’s 2020-21 Federal Budget.
The objective of this Budget is pretty simple – economic recovery – by increased spending, lower taxes, job training and re-skilling workers.
A stimulatory Federal Budget on a standalone basis is beneficial for the sharemarket.

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Tech Webinar Session #1 Recap – the growth opportunity in Aussie tech

With the ASX featuring a number of technology stocks that are making their mark globally, Australian investors seeking growth opportunities in the tech sector can start the search in their own backyard, according to a discussion during our recent Tech Leaders event.
The session focused on growth in the domestic technology industry,

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History repeats itself, as small caps outperform

History repeats itself, as small caps outperform

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It pays to be diversified – and 2020 has been no exception. The Australian small cap market offers breadth and opportunity for those investors willing to accept the risk that comes with an investment in a basket of small companies.
How have small caps typically performed following market disruptions?

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Where is the money going?

Where is the money going?

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Chatting to advisers and investors on a daily basis, a question I frequently get asked is: “Where is the money going in ETF-land?”
Given the volatility and uncertainty we have seen in the markets this year, it was interesting to pull the Year to Date (1 Jan 2020 to 30 Sep 2020) flows from the ASX.

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