November 26, 2018

Equity market dislocation creates opportunities

Fund manager DNR Capital has used the equity market volatility of the past few months to take profits from holdings that have held up well and […]
November 19, 2018

Banks continue to tighten lending standards

In the latest move by a bank to tighten lending standards, ANZ has notified mortgage brokers that it will introduce enhanced home loan verification requirements, with […]
November 19, 2018

Soft bank revenue trend to continue

The key features of the big banks’ 2017/18 results were soft revenue trends, particularly in their retail banking divisions, offset by low impairment charges and stronger […]
November 12, 2018

Defensive stocks come to the rescue in October

Some of the most expensive sectors on the Australian Securities Exchange were the hardest hit during last month’s sell-off, with information technology stocks down 11.3 per […]
November 12, 2018

Heavy LIC discounting triggers corporate action

With the majority of listed investment companies trading below net asset backing, some LICs are under threat of takeover or wind-up, while others are working on […]