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How to invest in stocks? Maqro's Beginners Guide

Investing Psychology

How to invest in stocks? Maqro's Beginners Guide

Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.Warren BuffetNavigating the market might be a daunting task. There are hundreds of stocks listed, many prices moving, red tickers, green...

Raymond Zhou

Weekly Market Update: 2nd of August 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

Stocks

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 2nd of August 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 7,392.6pts down 1.8pts (0.0%)CBA $99.65 up $0.53 (0.5%)FMG $24.91 down $0.34 (1.4%)The ASX experienced a choppy...

Research Division

Sector Concentration Risk – Are you too Overweight in Certain Sectors?

Maqro Academy

Sector Concentration Risk – Are you too Overweight in Certain Sectors?

In general, people tend to invest in what they know. Investing in companies within a certain sector or market that you are familiar with gives you a better understanding of how news and announcements may...

Peter Silfvander

Peter Silfvander

Second Generation Cryptocurrencies and Their Investment Cases

Maqro Academy

Second Generation Cryptocurrencies and Their Investment Cases

The growing retail and institutional acceptance of cryptocurrencies as an asset class has seen a surge in the valuations of the wider cryptocurrency market, and of the number of cryptocurrency offerings. According to CoinMarketCap, there...

Thomas Sundell

Thomas Sundell

Weekly Market Update: 12th of July 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 12th of July 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 7,273.3pts down 35pts(0.5%)CBA $98.59 down $0.90 (0.9%) FMG $23.87 up $0.29 (1.2%)The ASX200 experienced a mixed week, looking on track to record a positive...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Weekly Market Update: 15th of February 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 15th of February 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 7,273.3pts down 35pts(0.5%)CBA $98.59 down $0.90 (0.9%) FMG $23.87 up $0.29 (1.2%)The ASX200 experienced a mixed week, looking on track to record a positive...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Allocation Size - Don’t Have Lots of Insignificant Positions

Maqro Academy

Allocation Size - Don’t Have Lots of Insignificant Positions

When Harry Markowitz, the pioneer of modern portfolio theory, stated that “diversification is the only free lunch in investing”, he did not intend to characterise the market as a buffet. Indeed, it might be tempting...

Raymond Zhou

Raymond Zhou

Weekly Market Update: 5th of July 2021

Weekly Market Wrap

ASX News

Weekly Market Update: 5th of July 2021

Domestic Markets | S&P/ASX200 7,308.6pts up 1pt(0.0%)CBA $99.49 up $0.23 (0.2%) FMG $23.58 up $0.66 (2.9%)The ASX traded in a tight 122-point range this week, as...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Digital-only “Neo” Banks – Are They Viable?

Maqro Academy

Digital-only “Neo” Banks – Are They Viable?

What are digital banks?Digital banks, otherwise known as Neobanks, operate like regular banks and are Authorised Deposit-Taking Institutions (ADIs), and hence hold the necessary licences to take deposits, offer savings, mortgages, and loans to users....

Andy Wu

Andy Wu

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