January 14, 2021

Firmer finish for ASX, Afterpay on fire

Firmer finish for ASX, Afterpay (ASX:APT) on fire, China exports surprise The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished another 0.4% higher on Thursday with Afterpay (ASX:APT) a key contributor, jumping 9.7% and sending the entire tech sector up 4.7% for the session. The trigger appeared to be

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Is internalisation the best way forward?

It was surprising to hear that one of the Platinum Asset Management’s top performing managers, Joseph Lai, Portfolio Manager of the Platinum Asia Fund, had left the firm over Christmas. The fund had performed exceptionally well in 2020 and was

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WLTH enters ultra-competitive digital lending market

WLTH is a brand-new financial services neo-platform providing Australians with a smarter, sustainability-focused solution to financial products but particular residential and commercial loans. WLTH is the latest ‘non-bank’ digital lending and payments platform seeking to disrupt the financial services industry

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Attending to your shorts

For entertainment value, and sometimes returns, little can match an activist short seller. Infamous Muddy Waters is the best example. It claims 19% per annum returns over the past five years, notwithstanding a decent bull market, 2.5% management cost, and

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In discussion with Tim Townsend of Townsend Cobain

Tim Townsend, like many in the 1990s, fell into the world of finance, but fast forward through a 25-year career and Townsend highlights the decision to invest in himself, founding Townsend Cobain, with business partner Rod Cobain, as his best.

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Attending to your shorts

For entertainment value, and sometimes returns, little can match an activist short seller. Infamous Muddy Waters is the

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