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COVID-19 Correction Exposes Challenges for LIVs

Introduction Listed Investment Vehicles such as Listed Investment Companies and Trusts were under much scrutiny prior to the eruption of the current crisis to engulf markets. Casting our minds back only two months, the issue dominating this…
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The impact of COVID-19 on ASX200 listed equities

Our Head of Listed Equities, Peter Green, takes a look at the impact of COVID-19 on equity markets, and highlights some of the companies that have benefited from the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as the ones that have been most adversely affected. Copyright…
/ by Peter Green

Pressure mounts on funds to revalue assets

In the wake of the large falls in listed market valuations for stocks, including listed property and infrastructure stocks which to date have seen pricing falls close to the same as broader equity markets, inevitably the disconnect with unlisted…
/ by Kevin Prosser

Bank hybrids hit by widening credit spreads

The listed income universe has not been immune to the recent market volatility that has engulfed global financial markets since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listed income securities covered by Lonsec have fallen 19% since early February…
/ by Jack Dunn

Oil market pain could spell opportunity

If you thought the coronavirus put an end to geopolitical maneuvering, you probably haven’t checked in on the oil market. The WTI spot price has fallen from its most recent peak of around US$74 per barrel in late 2018 to around $32 as at…
/ by Peter Green

Which consumer sectors will be hit hardest by coronavirus?

Household consumption accounts for 56% of Australia’s GDP, making it the main engine of growth for the economy. When households cut back, the economy suffers, with flow-on effects to business and government in the form of lower sales and taxation…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix

Market Review - COVID-19 Pandemic

This document provides subscribers an up-to-date view on how products in general are responding to the COVID-19 induced correction. It includes a range of high level discussions such as market watchpoints and comments on all headline sectors.…
/ by Rui Fernandes

Bond markets aren’t providing the diversification investors desperately need

Diversification worked well in the last week of February 2020 as equity markets sold off in response to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 pandemic. Bond markets, notably the highest quality and safest bonds (government bonds and high-quality investment…
/ by Deanne Baker

Why are ETFs trading at a discount to NAV?

Generally, we expect ETFs to trade close to their net asset value (NAV) due to the redemption mechanism that allows authorised participants to arbitrage between the ETF shares and the underlying shares. However, in this recent period of heightened…
/ by Peter Green

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