Australian equities

The case for small to mid-caps

If you research Australia’s largest listed companies, you’ll discover that some of them were much smaller stocks not that long ago. Small or medium companies can be overlooked, given they’re often considered riskier than their large cap peers. 

21 May 2019 | Fidelity International
Chart of the week: Election stock market performance

Chart of the week: Election stock market performance

Australian share market returns have been relatively stable in the run-up to election day. But when the ballot box closes is there ever a clear winner?

15 May 2019 | Fidelity International
Low Growth High Volatility

Low Growth High Volatility

Even though the environment feels negative the equity market continues to rise. This is because many of the issues we've been worrying about have already been factored into the market. 'Fear of Loss' is transitioning into 'Fear of Missing Out'.

13 May 2019 | Paul Taylor
The attributes of a long-term winner

The attributes of a long-term winner

A couple of years ago I bought an orange blazer. At the time I felt incredibly stylish and on-trend. But about six months later the romance was over. So how can you make sure you’re buying a must-have piece with longevity or in investing terms, what’s the different between a short-term trade and a long-term winner?

30 April 2019 | Kate Howitt
Too big to behave badly

Too big to behave badly

It’s difficult to imagine the landscape without them - indeed history has shown that they’re too big to fail. However, revelations from the Banking Royal Commission have certainly taken a toll on how we perceive our major banks. So as investors, how should we be looking at banks moving forward?

10 April 2019 | Kate Howitt
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