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Hedge funds expect 7% crypto allocation by 2026

The wave of institutional adoption of cryptocurrency assets has been on the rise since the start of 2021. Leading banks and financial institutions have started to offer services in digital assets to the public. Several hedge fund billionaires including Ray Dalio and Stanley Druckenmiller have unveiled their crypto positions. Although the number of prominent names…

Kimora Diep | 18th Jun 2021 | More
ASX records worst session in more than a month

Market down as Brisbane locks down, AGL to split, USD rallies  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished 0.9% lower after the Queensland Government announced a lockdown amid surging virus cases in Brisbane and surrounding areas. The retail sector was hit hard, falling 1.4%, as the likes of Flight Centre (ASX:FLT), -1.8% and Webjet (ASX:WEB), -2.0%, were hit with cancellations of Easter travel plans. The…

The Inside Adviser | 30th Mar 2021 | More
ASX weakens as travel stocks fall on Brisbane lockdown

Brisbane lockdown hits ASX, Afterpay (ASX:APT) falls to three month low, travel stocks struggle The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) gave up a strong opening on US stimulus, ultimately finishing 0.1% lower after the Queensland Government announced a three-day lockdown of the city after community transmission of the UK COVID-19 variant was confirmed. The retail sector fell on the news, with Webjet (ASX:WEB)…

The Inside Adviser | 29th Mar 2021 | More
  • Dundas to get ETF treatment

    Australian multi-affiliate shop, Apostle Funds Management, will roll-out an exchange-traded fund (ETF) version of a well-established active global equities strategy. According to a release, the soon-to-be-launched Apostle Dundas listed fund will carry a total management fee of 0.9%, “well below the category median” of 1.35%. Karyn West, Apostle managing director, said in the statement that…

    David Chaplin | 8th Feb 2021 | More
    The stage is set for an evolution in trading

    The attack on short sold stocks in the past week has caused a frenzy of comments on the participation of so-called retail investors. Where this will end up is anyone’s guess, but what is increasingly clear is that equity markets are no longer at the behest of traditional investors. Nasdaq has weighed into the argument…

    Giselle Roux | 4th Feb 2021 | More
    Looking under the ETF bonnet

    Machines and the Mind Around 70%-80% of equity market volume is driven by algorithmic trading. There are a host of actors in this process, from hedge funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and commodity trading advisers (CTAs). It also includes fundamental investors that refine their positions, for example, “percentage of volume” (POV) execution that matches ‘buy’ or…

    Giselle Roux | 7th Dec 2020 | More
  • Evergreen Ratings – a new player in research

    A busy year for investment researchers just got busier, with Evergreen Consulting launching its own investment research arm, Evergreen Ratings. This follows a number of acquisitions and asset sales in the sector. The group will run alongside the existing Evergreen Consulting business, which was founded by the irrepressible Angela Ashton. Evergreen Consulting has quickly built…

    The Inside Adviser | 12th Oct 2020 | More
    Can you be converted?

    There is a US$550 billion ($764 billion) market that is rarely considered by Australian investors. Convertible bonds (CBs) are barely used locally, while in the US and Europe these are a key component of a growing company’s capital and pension fund portfolios. To appreciate this market, we must consider why CBs make sense for an…

    Staff Writer | 1st Oct 2020 | More
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    Metrics takes out top award among alternative managers

    Greg Bright | 10th Sep 2020 | More