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ETF Investing – What Different ETFs Are There, How Do They Work?

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ETF Investing – What Different ETFs Are There, How Do They Work?

An exchange traded fund (ETF) is a security that tracks an index, sector, commodity, or another asset(s). ETFs can be traded on a stock exchange just like regular stocks. ETFs are a growing space in...

Andre Thomas

Andre Thomas

European Union Recovery

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European Union Recovery

European Union RecoveryThe Europe Union (EU) and its governing body, the European Commission have faced heavy criticism for a slow coronavirus vaccine roll-out with less than 10% of the total population receiving at least one...

Adieshree Bhagwan Gwalani

Adieshree Bhagwan Gwalani

AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 2

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AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 2

Driver 3 - Downward Pressure on the USDThe sustained depreciation of the USD was a significant trend movement throughout 2020. This price trend on a bilateral front, is a driver of the AUD’s appreciation. This...

Andre Thomas

Andre Thomas

AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 1

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AUD/USD Movements in 2020 | Part 1

Global markets experienced heightened volatility in 2020, a profound characteristic that also had a material effect on movements in the Australian Dollar.When compared with the US Dollar, commonly considered as the benchmark comparitive currency, the...

Andre Thomas

Andre Thomas

Quantitative Easing

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Quantitative Easing

Ambitious Quantitative Easing and Persistent Low Interest Rates Characterise the RBAs COVID RecoveryIn March 2020, Philip Lowe announced that the RBA would begin quantitative easing for the very first time in Australia. Quantitative easing is...

Felix Zerbib

Felix Zerbib

What Is Diversification?

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What Is Diversification?

Key TakeawaysDiversification involves constructing a portfolio with mixed asset classes and exposure to different industriesDiversification doesn’t remove risk – it reduces itYour risk tolerance depends on the type of investor you are: Conservative, Balanced...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

United Kingdom Recovery

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United Kingdom Recovery

United Kingdom RecoveryThe United Kingdom’s early rollout of the COVID vaccines won early acclaim both from abroad and within the country, which had been widely criticised previously for its handling of the pandemic. While the...

Julius Zondag

Julius Zondag

Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season Analysis

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Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season Analysis

Fundamental Analysis 101: Guide to Reporting Season AnalysisUsually an investor only has a limited amount of time between companies releasing their earnings report and market opening at 10am to assess the outcome of...

Edward Heng

Edward Heng

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 2)

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Investing Psychology

Small Caps

Scoring BIG in SMALL Caps (Pt. 2)

The Ying & YangThe ‘Ying’ to the fundamentally driven analysis & the ‘Yang’ of companies within the Small Caps Universe, are financial metrics and quantitative factors. These facets, for example a company’s key financial ratios,...

Divik N

Divik N

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