The importance of Australia’s economic relationship with China cannot be overstated, but with the Red Dragon’s economy faltering and our historically close bonds strained, investors need to tread a careful path.
Teams from Pzena and Invesco scored highly against the Northern Trust-backed Essentia Analytics’ Behavioural Alpha Benchmark, a system designed to differentiate between luck and true investment nous.
The latest iteration of Invesco’s landmark systematic investing study shows just how far quant teams are going in an effort to meet the modern day challenge of identifying and capitalising on emerging opportunities.
Edinburgh-based Dundas Global Investors sees dividend growth, rather than dividend income itself, as the key to long-term outperformance. The numbers bear out the wisdom of that approach.
After a string of high-profile incidents, the sale of Australia’s largest listed cybersecurity company, Tesserent (ASX:TNT) to French multinational Thales is a reminder of the value in carefully selected small cap stocks.
India’s booming population has many considering whether and how to get exposure to its market, despite its year-to-date underperformance. While it may not be the next China, India’s growth prospects remain attractive, driven by multiple tailwinds, and investors now have more points of access, Mason Stevens says.
An explosive report by activist short seller Hindenburg Research led Adani Group to shelve a planned US$2.5 billion equity sale and wiped $120 billion from the multinational conglomerate’s market value. While activist short reports should be taken with a grain of salt, market observers said, some of Hindenburg’s key claims are likely valid – including that Adani was vastly overpriced.
While the market is broadly underweight China, South African-based Foord Asset Management is confident that President Xi Jinping’s economic plan for the country will bear fruit over time.
The continuation of an economic world built on linear consumption, LGT Crestone’s Rachel Etherington says, will further burgeoning social and economic issues that threaten to destabilize the global system.