Reading time: 3 minutes We are becoming more accustomed to the presence of robots in our daily lives, whether that be through automated vacuums or the involvement of robots in completing our online shopping purchases – robots are moving to the mainstream. However, have you thought about how they are shaping the way we work?
Reading time: 5 minutes Key Market Trends – trade tensions return August saw a return to ‘risk-off’ sentiment in global markets, reflecting a resumption in US-China trade tensions, growing signs that these tensions are impacting on global growth (especially in Asia and Europe) and related fears associated with the renewed inversion of the US yield
Reading time: 4 minutes Every year in June, a report is published that is essential reading for anyone interested in investing in the tech sector. Written by the woman dubbed the ‘Queen of the Internet’, Bond Capital founder Mary Meeker, the Internet Trends Report has become the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley
Reading time: 5 minutes Key Market Trends – bonds still driving equities There were more modest moves in global financial markets over July, with earlier aggressive expectations of US Federal Reserve interest rate cuts tempered somewhat by signalling from the Fed. US-China trade tensions also continued to linger while markets braced for the Q2 US
Reading time: 5 minutes Key Market Trends – bond-driven equity rally May’s US-China trade fears gave way to central bank easing hopes in June, with a further decline in bond yields helping power a rebound in global equity markets. New dovish signals from the US Federal Reserve saw the $US weaken while the $A firmed
Quick read: 3 minutes JD.com aka Jingdong could be the biggest company you’ve never heard of. The company started as a small bricks and mortar store in Bejing in 1998 and moved online in 2004. It now provides over 314 million active customers in China with direct access to an unrivalled range of authentic high-quality
This article was last updated in June 2019 Quick read: 2 min This is the first in a new series of posts we are commencing in 2019, which we are calling “Behind the Ticker” (ticker being the name that some people use for stock code). In this ongoing series, we will delve deeper into the
As a high growth sector with strong exposure to Asian markets, it’s no surprise that global robotics companies suffered a setback with the downturn in global equity markets in 2018. That said, given the strong longer-term outlook for robotics remains generally undiminished, the recent pull back in prices has improved valuations and may provide investors