Why indexing works - and when it doesn’t

December 5, 2018

S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Director and Head of Global Index Investing Craig Lazzara, has dedicated his career to researching whether fund managers can consistently outperform their respective benchmarks. He and many researchers with nearly a century of studying the topic, conclude that is it not often, and not for long.

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To hedge or not to hedge? That is the question

November 28, 2018

One of the greatest concerns for Australian investors looking to invest offshore is the impact of currency on the value of their portfolios. Magellan Asset Management Portfolio Manager Chris Wheldon offers his insights into strategies to manage currency risk and his thoughts on hedging in the current market.

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What Savvy Investors are Buying

November 21, 2018

At the ASX’s recent Investor Day, nabtrade’s Gemma Dale shared with attendees what other investors are holding in their portfolios, and what they’re buying now, both domestically and abroad. This episode is designed to show how today’s smart investor can tap into high-performing overseas markets, invest in top stocks and achieve quality portfolio diversification without leaving the ASX.

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Superannuation: is it worth it?

November 14, 2018

Superannuation is likely to be your second largest asset after your home, so it should be an important part of your planning, but for most people it rarely rates a mention until they’re just a few years off retirement.

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Are we there yet? Value finds in today’s market

November 6, 2018

With a technical correction in market values occurring in October, many investors are wondering whether it is time to snap up bargains… or wait on the sidelines for fear of further price falls. Popular market commentator and value investor Roger Montgomery of Montgomery Investment Management has long expressed concerns about high valuations; have his views changed since the recent sell off?

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Are you putting all your eggs in one basket?

October 30, 2018

You may have been told; never invest in anything that eats or that you can eat. Mark Todd thinks otherwise.

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Buy now, pay later: a closer look at warrants

October 24, 2018

Warrants are a product structure that have been around for a long time but very few know about them and how they could be used as tool to manage portfolio risk. 

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How to Ride an Ageing Bull Market

October 16, 2018

With both the ASX200 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq having dropped 8% from their August highs, many investors are asking if recent market falls are the beginning of the end for the longest bull market in history. Rising US interest rates, a resurgent US dollar, stretched valuations and potential trade wars all loom as potential catalysts for a correction.

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Diversified Strategies: ETFs, LICs, mFunds, ETMFs and more

October 10, 2018

The ASX offers investors many types of instruments through which to build a diversified portfolio, but how do they differ, and which is best for your needs?

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How to Choose a Financial Adviser

October 3, 2018

Trust in financial advisers is at an all-time low, and yet good quality financial advice can be the difference between a secure future and constant struggle.

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