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15 Nov 2018 - Financial advisers are now able to access investment research, encompassing clients’ whole of life needs, with the announcement by Lonsec of the inclusion of ...

Understanding super no longer optional for advisers

By Libby Newman Read now

15 Oct 2018 - Investors are constantly warned of an impending crisis in financial markets with the resultant damage to asset prices. Yet while a crisis can have a severe ...

How does a crisis really affect markets?

By Veronica Klaus Read now

5 Oct 2018 - One of the most common investment strategies is to back last year’s winner. All too often investors pile into the best performing asset class of the last ...

Why following the winner might make you a loser

By Veronica Klaus Read now

24 Sep 2018 - Emerging market returns have been a cause for concern over recent weeks but by taking a broader perspective, investors may be able to take advantage of the ...

Emerging markets offer opportunity, if you can sustain the ride

By Libby Newman Read now

12 Sep 2018 - Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have become a popular way for investors to gain exposure not only to passive indices but to a range of market factors. Smart ...

Not all income is created equal

By Peter Green Read now

2 Sep 2018 - Following an extensive market search, Lonsec is pleased to announce the appointment of Libby Newman to the role of Executive Director of Lonsec Research. Ms ...

Libby Newman appointed Executive Director of Lonsec Research

By Gordon Toy Read now

15 Aug 2018 - Volatility has died down since the dramatic spike witnessed in February 2018, but a return to near-historic lows should raise eyebrows among investors. The ...

Australian markets are becoming complacent

By Lukasz de Pourbaix Read now

6 Aug 2018 - In the wake of Facebook’s plummeting share price, there has been much talk of the so-called FAANG shares and their earnings performance. But investors should ...

It’s time to drop the FAANG label

By Lukasz de Pourbaix Read now

30 Jul 2018 - Investors sticking to the traditionally high quality, conservative part of global bond markets may be surprised to learn that they are more exposed to ...

Investors risk exposure to ‘glittering junk’

By Jude McDonnell Read now

12 Jul 2018 - Don’t bother calling your broker when the World Cup is on the TV. Analysis of share volumes shows there is a noticeable dip in the number of trades during ...

Traders driven to distraction during World Cup

By Gordon Toy Read now

5 Jul 2018 - Shareholders burnt by Telstra’s dividend cut and spiralling share price should be wary of high yield shares with attractive dividends but shaky fundamentals. ...

Beware the dividend honeypot—the lesson of Telstra

By Peter Green Read now

29 Jun 2018 - Australia’s small cap shares have continued their extraordinary run of outperformance, returning 4.1% over the past three months to May, and an incredible ...

Small caps shine as Australia’s biggest stocks lag

By Peter Green Read now