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Liquidity is the ability to buy or sell something whilst incurring normal transactions costs. Liquidity in fixed income markets are no less important to liquidity in equity markets. How does one measure liquidity? In a managed fund, it is complicated. It depends on many inter-related factors such...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview The ASX300 Accumulation Index finished the month down -0.4%, weighed down by the banks and the major miners. It was notable that, over the month, a number of very expensive growth stocks, were sold off sharply. We do...

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According to a recent Fortune article,  San Francisco was rated as the best city for trick-or-treating and the northern neighborhoods of Presidio Heights and Seacliff as the top ranked to visit on Halloween. Apparently kids from all over town visit these neighbourhoods in hope of...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Overview EIGA delivered a strong return of 0.7%, including franking credits, in September. This strong performance was driven by a rotation towards value-style stocks, on the back of positive market sentiment, while expensive growth and defensive stocks underperformed. ...

The growth in passive index investing has been driven by two fundamental facts:  lower management fees and better performance. According to S&P’s annual SPIVA survey: “In 2018, apart from the Australian mid- and small-cap funds, the majority of Australian funds did not outperform their respective benchmarks and...

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