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Investors have a bad habit of doing the wrong thing in the wake of sharemarket lurches such as the one we are experiencing, basing their reaction on gut instinct rather than logic. Newspapers will blare “billions wiped off markets” and nervous investors will obey their overriding...

We live in a complicated and interconnected world. The same values that can drive an investment decision also naturally influence other areas of our lives. Appreciating art has helped me identify what I value, and realised that it has also reflected in my investing style....

The Australian sharemarket has this year enjoyed its strongest first quarter since 1991, having shaken off the blues just before Christmas and climbed up 9 per cent to just below where it was at the start of October last year. It’s a dispiriting reality however that...

A holding of the eInvest Future Impact Small Caps Fund(IMPQ) is Meridian Energy (ASX:MEZ). Meridian is a leading gentailer in New Zealand, generating 100% of power from renewable resources. When we have met with the company and continued to remain abreast of its progress, we have...

Warren Buffett’s belief in the miracle of compound interest is only rivalled by his contempt for gold as a protection against runaway deficits and a supposedly worthless currency. The Oracle of Omaha’s 2019 letter to shareholders in his mammoth Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate is the usual folksy...

Andrew Main is a financial journalist. He has been head down in Royal Commission for many months. Here’s his final views.   As the dust settles over the recent release of Commissioner Hayne’s Royal Commission report, there are two opposing views taking shape and they are both...

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...

What genuinely excites me about researching and participating in the selection of investments for the eInvest Future Impact Small Caps Fund is the ability to focus on investments that in some shape or form have the power to alleviate, and potentially address, pressing social and...

While there are about 2200 stocks listed on the Australian market, more than 95 per cent of the value is made up of the top 200 stocks by market capitalisation. That leaves a lot of tiddlers but there’s a case to be made for the Small...

The year 2018 reminded us emphatically that some of the more exciting investment products available did a lot worse than some of the conventional ones, to the extent that cash outperformed most other asset classes in Australia. Shares? Real Estate? The list of underperformers is a...