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The US Strategy and Quant team at Wall Street investment bank Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently published a research note to clients “Top 10 Reasons you should care about ESG”.  The note contained some interesting findings and here are our 7 favourites: You can do good and...

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...

Considering the volatile economic and political times we are going through, Australia’s sharemarket turned in a very respectable “steady as she goes” performance in the September quarter of 2019. The all important ASX200 index closed the September quarter at 6688 which was up 0.8 of one...

Investing in companies with smaller market capitalisations (small caps) has long been seen as a way to achieve strong capital growth and outperformance. In fact, over the last 20 years, global small-cap stocks have consistently outperformed their large-cap rivals, even on a risk-adjusted basis. According to S&P,...

As Father’s day approaches this weekend, the eInvest team made a realisation. Our Dad influenced each of our first investments. It seems that we don’t just inherit our Dad’s hair colour, height or football team, but we often inherit our Dad’s values, ideas and approaches when...

The US yield curve inversion – an indicator of recession or not? In a word, not. There are clearly issues in the world. A recession may hit the global economy more quickly than some expect. Nonetheless, the long-lived influence of global central bank policies on...

30 June marked the end of the 2019 financial year and what a good year for generating income from the stockmarket it was for us! While Australian companies have traditionally been generous dividend-payers relative to most overseas markets, this was a step up in the...

Post-retirement, the key focus for investors is generating a sufficient income stream to support their lifestyle. As people are living longer and spending more years in retirement, the challenge is not only making their savings last and meeting this need today but also in generating...

What a good question! And it’s good news not bad… The EIGA share price (but really it’s a unit price) is made up of two things: the value of the underlying shares held by the fund; plus dividend income that has been received by the fund...