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Roll your way to a higher yield

Roll your way to a higher yield

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With the RBA cutting the official cash rate and announcing further quantitative easing (QE) measures, as well as the dwindling dividend yields on the Australian and global sharemarkets, the hunt for yield has never been so intense. Despite this, there is one source of return that is largely overlooked,

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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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Technology webcast

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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The Biden bounce

The Biden bounce: market implications of the U.S. election

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Although still subject to some legal disputation, markets so far have confidently concluded that Democrat Joe Biden will be the next U.S. President. This note assesses the current U.S. political situation and the potential investment implications of a Biden presidency.
Why a re-run of the 2000 contested election is unlikely
Despite long-feared legal challenges from President Trump,

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Technology webcast

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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Market Trends: November 2020

Market Trends: November 2020

Key global trends – equities drop further
Global equities eased back for the second month in a row in October as rising COVID-19 cases in Europe and the United States, concern over the lack of new U.S. fiscal stimulus and Presidential election jitters took their toll. Although overall global bond yields –

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