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Crispin Murray: What’s driving Aussie stocks this week

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

Here are the key factors influencing Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams. The ASX has remained largely resilient despite a second wave of Covid-19 in the US and Europe and a lack of tangible progress on a US fiscal package.The S amp P ASX 300 fell 0.22 last week....

Tim Hext’s weekly bond market outlook

Portfolio manager Timothy Hext from Pendal's Bond, Income and Defensive Strategies team.

Here's the bond market outlook from Pendal portfolio manager Tim Hext ahead of next week's interest rate decision. Reported by portfolio specialist Dale Pereira It s been an eventful time in the bond market as Australians prepare for Tuesday November 3 not the Melbourne Cup or the US election but the RBA statement.Since early September the RBA has been dropping hints about further easing and...

Crispin Murray: what’s shaping the ASX this week

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

Here are the key factors influencing Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by research analyst Lee Ma. AUSTRALIAN equities have continued to perform well despite rising Covid cases overseas.In three weeks we could know the result of the US election and have positive vaccine data. This has kept investor sentiment buoyant.The S amp P...

Emerging markets: Thailand shows why country-level analysis is critical

Senior fund managers James Syme and Paul Wimborne specialise in Emerging Markets

EMERGING markets investors must have a strong understanding of country-level factors. Global Emerging Markets Opportunities portfolio managers James Syme and Paul Wimborne pictured above explain their approach using Thailand as an example.Emerging markets go right or wrong at country level but there are some similarities between economies and markets within particular regions.Examples include the commodity dependencies of Latin America and the Arab Gulf or the...

Regnan joins Future-Fit Development Council

Regnan's head of advisory, Susheela Peres da Costa

RESPONSIBLE investment leader Regnan has been appointed to the Future-Fit Development Council a network of companies and investors working to establish a global business benchmark for sustainability.UK-based Future-Fit has developed a free self-assessment tool the Future-Fit Business Benchmark which any business can use to report its contribution to real-world progress in environmental and social issues.Regnan will help Future-Fit accelerate its work with the global investment...

Pendal joins Climate League 2030 to support emissions reduction

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PENDAL has joined Climate League 2030 a new private sector-focused initiative to support emissions reduction in Australia.Launched today Climate League 2030 is a ten-year plan which aims to address climate change in Australia in line with the Paris Agreement goals.The initiative -- backed by Pendal Group and 15 other institutional investors -- is co-ordinated by a collaboration of Australian and New Zealand institutional investors known...

Crispin Murray: this week’s outlook for Aussie stocks

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

Here are the key factors influencing Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams. RISING Covid numbers in the US and Europe and further uncertainty over a US fiscal package have not deterred the local market.The S amp P ASX 300 made strong gains last week rising 5.4 to bring the...

Crispin Murray: this week’s ASX outlook

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

Here are the key factors influencing Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams.THE Covid situation in Australia continues to improve but deteriorating case numbers and softer macro data overseas weighed on the local market last week.The S amp P ASX300 fell -2.8 for the week.The US equity market reflected growing...

Crispin Murray: key factors influencing the ASX this week

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

What s impacting Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams.There was a disconnection between the Australian and US equity markets last week as the S amp P ASX 300 gained 1.6 while the S amp P500 lost 0.6 .This partly reflects a divergence in near-term trends.Covid case numbers continue to...

Crispin Murray: this week’s outlook for Aussie stocks

Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray

What s impacting Aussie stocks this week according to Pendal s head of equities Crispin Murray pictured above . Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams.EQUITY markets continue to tread water a trend likely to continue until the US election barring unusually positive or negative economic or Covid news.We continue to see a modest rotation from growth to value. Overall the S amp P ASX 300...