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Key Points: Data suggests active investment grade fixed income managers generally outperform passive strategies Changes to underlying index composition is a key driver of active management outperformance Indexes composition changes over time which may lead to unwanted risks with passive strategies Passive strategies make even...

eInvest sponsored the SMSF Association Advisor conference 2019 that was held in Melbourne. We spent all day talking to the financial advisors that work with SMSF’s (Self Managed Super Funds) and got a good insight as to what they and their clients were needing. Here’s what...

Overview Global markets rebound strongly in January with the S&P500 +7.9%, FTSE 100 +3.6%, Nikkei 225 +3.8% and Shanghai Composite +3.6%. The Australian market also performed strongly, finishing the month +3.9%, bringing the total return for the last 12 months back to a positive +1.1%. The rally was broad-based, with both...

Overview Global markets sold off in December, with the S&P500 -9.9%, FTSE 100 -3.6%, Nikkei 225 -10.5% and Shanghai Composite -3.6%. The Australian market performed much better, finishing the month nearly flat at -0.2%, bringing the total return for the last 12 months to a...

EIGA Overview EIGA paid a distribution of 1.67 cents per unit in November. This was in line with our distribution estimate. The Australian market fell, finishing the month down -2.2%, bringing the total return for the last 12 months to -1.0%. Financials was the best performing...

At a high level, we need to feed society and the availability of food is important. However, not all food is created equally, given the growing call to minimise implications for the environment and society at large from food production. It's not only thermal power station...

'Active management'. It’s a term, like many in the finance world, that is jargon for a simple concept. Simply put, active management is where decisions regarding an investment are made by the analysis of investment professionals, sometimes with quantitative tools to assist. Imagine you wish to...

Here are a few top reading tips for your summer from Stephen Bruce, Portfolio Manager, eInvest Income Generator Fund (Managed Fund) (ASX:EIGA). A fascinating book I read recently was “The new Tzar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin” by former NY times Moscow correspondent Steven...

EIGA Overview EIGA paid a distribution of 1.67 cents per unit in October. This was in line with our distribution estimate. The Australian market fell in line with offshore markets, to finish the month down -6.2%, bringing the total return for the last 12 months...

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