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‘A really clear signal’: TelstraSuper seeds new Apostle fund as carbon markets take off

Active management and diversification are “essential” in the emerging carbon credit market. TelstraSuper is getting both through a new strategy from Apostle Funds Management.

Lachlan Maddock | 29th Mar 2023 | More
Why the future of disruption is ‘weightless’

The new players in any market are smaller, faster, and (sometimes) better. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be dragged back down to the earth. Disruption is hard to take. It’s not for no reason that Luddites smashed up textile machinery (history has not been as kind to them as it perhaps could have, given…

Lachlan Maddock | 22nd Oct 2021 | More
ASX sets its seventh record high in eight sessions

ASX gains 1.2%, financials power ahead as Baby Bunting disappoints The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) finished at another record high on Friday, gaining 0.5% as the positive sentiment from reporting season carried through another week. Every sector finished higher outside of materials, with healthcare the outperformer adding 1.9% after CSL Ltd (ASX: CSL) once again near $300 per share adding 2.4% ahead…

Investor Strategy News | 15th Aug 2021 | More
  • CBA and miners help ASX continue record run

    CBA hikes dividend, announced buy back, IAG delivers another loss The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) finished at another record on Wednesday, adding 0.3% with the Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) extending its dominance as Australia’s largest company. The share price rallied 1.5% almost singlehandedly pushing the market higher. Outside of the major banks it was a generally risk on day with energy and…

    Investor Strategy News | 11th Aug 2021 | More
    SSGA wins last ex-Vanguard mandate in NZ

    Following its BNZ win in May, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has picked up the final large passive institutional mandate abandoned by Vanguard in New Zealand. According to new disclosure documents, ASB will shift its indexed Australasian equities portfolio – of an estimated NZ$4 billion plus – from current manager Vanguard to SSGA this month….

    David Chaplin | 2nd Jul 2021 | More
    ASX ends 0.2% ahead after miners and banks wrestle

    Small gain for ASX, CBA nears $100, Zip keeps buying  The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) managed to finished just 0.2% higher on Monday as strength in the banking sector including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) offset weakness in materials. CBA is once again trading at an all-time high and just $1.24 short of the $100 mark. Iron oreand commodities…

    Investor Strategy News | 25th May 2021 | More
  • ASX claws back ground after $41 billion nosedive

    Shares bounce back, Victorian budget disappoints, mixed unemployment result The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) clawed back most of Wednesday’s losses, adding 1.3% on Thursday as the risk-on environment returned. The rally was powered ahead by the tech sector, 4.3% higher, along with property trusts, up 2.6%, and consumer discretionary stocks, up 1.7%. It was Qantas (ASX: QAN) that drove the…

    Investor Strategy News | 21st May 2021 | More
    ASX rose to six-week high ahead of Easter break

    Second quarter off to strong start, AMP’s CEO departs, Boral announces buyback The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished the week and commenced the new quarter on a strong note, finishing 0.5% higher with both IT, up 2.3%, and materials, 1.3%, contributing. It was a day for stock specific news with the worst kept secret in finance being confirmed, AMP’s CEO Francesco…

    Investor Strategy News | 4th Apr 2021 | More
  • Interest free credit cards take on the BNPL

    “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em,” as Bugs Bunny would say. This is exactly what NAB and CBA have done to take on the Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) phenomenon. NAB was the first to launch its new StraightUp credit card, which is aimed at millennials by offering interest-free purchases on credit anywhere that accepts Visa. Credit…

    Ishan Dan | 14th Sep 2020 | More
    ASX shares update; US markets down over 4%

    It’s back: US markets down over 4%, dividends the story of the day, a deal with the devil The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finished another 0.8% higher, with everything but the IT, materials and utilities sectors adding to the rally. As reporting season comes to an end, dividend payments are driving daily movements with BHP Group…

    Drew Meredith | 3rd Sep 2020 | More