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Making an impact with thematic investing: the catastrophe and opportunity of climate change

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Last week I read an interesting piece by someone who clearly is not a fan of thematic investing.
He demonstrated the dangers of jumping on the ‘next big thing’, pointing out, for example, the risks faced by early investors in the automobile industry.

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Behind the ticker: Fighting COVID in the cloud

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One thing that COVID has taught Australians (particularly Victorians) is that the quality of contact tracing is integral to keeping outbreaks to a minimum and ensuring the country can remain open. Time and time again we have heard claims from our politicians of ‘gold standard’ contact tracing,

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Two top risks for 2021 and ETFs that may benefit

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Eurasia Group (a world leader in political risk analysis), published their Top Risks of 2021 report on 4 January.
In their view, 2021 will overwhelmingly be about economic responses to Covid-19’s lingering effects (debt burdens and misaligned politics), even as vaccines are rolled out and the actual healthcare emergency fades.

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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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Behind the ticker: Apple's new opportunity in India

Behind the ticker: Apple’s new opportunity in India

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The release of Apple’s new iPhone 12 and a recent change in the laws in India have combined to result in a potentially rewarding opportunity for the tech giant.
Apple is a significant holding in the portfolio of the BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF (NDQ),

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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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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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