Monthly Investment Review February 2014

Thursday, March 13 2014

February proved to be a strong month for equity markets in Australia. It was the best reporting season for some time, with 60% of companies beating analyst expectations and the market upgrading profit forecasts by 1%. This month we discuss what we learnt during reporting season and the questions that remain. We will also highlight the best and worst results from our portfolios.

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Intrust Super awards $40m mandate to Dalton Nicol Reid

Wednesday, February 26 2014

Intrust Super, industry super fund for hospitality employees has awarded a $40m mandate to Australian equities fund manager, Dalton Nicol Reid. Founded in 2001, Brisbane-based Dalton Nicol Reid believes a focus on quality will enhance returns when it is combined with a thorough valuation overlay.   The mandate follows a $200 million mandate awarded by IOOF […]

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Monthly Investment Review January 2014

Sunday, February 09 2014

The market has started the year nervously and has looked a little vulnerable to a pullback. We have made the case that the very strong move in market valuations seem unlikely to continue and that returns would be driven by earnings this year. As such we review the outlook for the market over the next year including the major positive drivers, examine the key risk factors and explain our current portfolio positioning in response.

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Monthly Investment Review December 2013

Wednesday, January 15 2014

This month we review the year that has been and outline what we are expecting for the new year. We also take some time to reflect on some of the key contributors and detractors to our strong outperformance this year.

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Monthly Investment Review November 2013

Friday, December 06 2013

In recent months the price of the market has reflected a fair to full valuation in relation to the level of earnings. In light of this, we focus this month on key developments that we expect will have a significant impact on the market. While also reviewing key companies/segments that we believe possess earnings opportunities. […]

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