September 13, 2021

ASX gains 0.3% led by energy and materials

ASX finishes higher, miners continue to run, Sydney Airport deal increased The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) overcame another negative lead to finish 0.3% higher with both energy and materials central to the positive result. The energy sector was 1.2% higher as the likes of Woodside Petroleum (ASX:

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ETF Securities launches a semiconductor ETF

ETF Securities has released a new ETF, the ETFs Semiconductor ETF (ASX Code: SEMI), which offers investors exposure to the hottest sector at the moment, the global semiconductor market. The semiconductor market is largely controlled by the US and Taiwan,

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Will your fixed income portfolio float?

Invesco Australia recently hosted the “if rates rise, will your portfolio float” webinar, aimed at advisers and investors that are looking to position their portfolios for a rising yield environment. The webinar was led byAshley O’Connor, head of investment strategy,

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The growth paradox and three key themes

With reporting season over, one would assume markets would have been under strain amid the disruption and pandemic forced restrictions. On the contrary, equity markets have never been better, rising almost 15 per cent in the last six months in

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Back to basics for Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has reiterated its focus on investing in those seeking out those companies that are delivering high and sustainable returns on operating capital. In their recent ‘Global Equity Observer’ update, William Lock Head of International Equity, reiterated

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Sweating listed and private equity

Is private equity (PE) the key missing part of adviser portfolios? Endowments, the Future Fund (FF) et al, have heralded their high allocation to PE amid claims to better outcomes than those labouring in listed equity markets. This is not

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PIMCO’s recipe for portfolio protection

While there has been much talk about renewed inflation and its harm to portfolios, thanks largely to the US economic recovery, the consensus is this will be transitory. That may be wrong. PIMCO, the world’s largest fixed income manager, believes

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