Subscribe to get our latest investment news and insights straight to your inbox.

    [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 Rising trade tensions saw global markets weaker in May, with the S&P500 -6.6%, FTSE 100 -3.5%, Nikkei 225 -7.4% and Shanghai Composite -5.8%. The Australian market performed better, finishing the month +1.7%, following the surprise Coalition victory...

    [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 Global equity markets were up strongly in April, with the S&P500 +3.9%, FTSE 100 +1.9%, Nikkei 225 +5.0% and Shanghai Composite -0.4%. The Australian market was also strong, finishing the month +2.5%, bringing the total return for...

    [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 Global markets were generally stronger in March, with the S&P500 +1.8%, FTSE 100 +2.9% and Shanghai Composite +5.1%, while the Nikkei 225 was down -0.8%. A key theme in global markets was falling bond yields, driving up...

    The February reporting season saw a continuation of the recent themes of modest earnings growth across the market combined with healthy levels of dividends. In addition to the ordinary dividends, many companies also rewarded investors by paying out special dividends. This eagerness to return capital...

    [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 Global markets continued their recovery in February, with the S&P500 +3.0%, FTSE 100 +1.5%, Nikkei 225 +2.9% and Shanghai Composite +13.8%. The Australian market also performed strongly, finishing the month +6.0%, on the back of a broad-based...

    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...

    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...

    EIGA Performance Overview EIGA paid distribution of 1.67 cents per unit in September. This was in line with our distribution estimate. Australian stock market eased in September. EIGA's value investment style was rewarded during the month as the market became more favourable towards value stocks after...