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Crispin Murray’s weekly Australian equities snapshot

Pendal's Head of Equities, Crispin Murray

Here is Crispin Murray's weekly insight into Australian equities reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams. Crispin is Pendal's Head of Equities. LAST WEEK'S 4.7 gain in the ASX 300 reflected a more positive mood.On one hand there are signs the pace of COVID-19 case growth is decelerating globally. On the other we continue to see a meaningful policy response to help economies cope.Australia is doing...

Changes to Fund buy-sell spread

Pendal MicroCap Opportunities Fund Important UpdatesPendal MicroCap Opportunities Fund APIR RFA0061AU ARSN 118 585 354 Effective 7 April 2020 the Pendal MicroCap Opportunities Fund Fund s buy-sell spread will decrease from 1.86 with 0.93 payable on application and 0.93 payable on withdrawal to 1.60 with 0.80 payable on application and 0.80 payable on withdrawal .The buy-sell spread is an additional cost to you and is...

Vimal Gor’s weekly COVID-19 analysis for investors (Apr 9)

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Here is a weekly COVID-19 investor overview covering virus spread economic impact and market insights from Pendal Head of Bond Income and Defensive Strategies Vimal Gor.Watch this short video recorded at Vimal s home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPTHere I am for our regular weekly COVID outlook.On COVID-19 it's quite clear that the curves are flattening everywhere.Though obviously the US isn't flattening nearly as...

Crispin Murray’s weekly Australian equities outlook (Apr 14)

Pendal's Head of Equities, Crispin Murray

Promising health data is underpinning stronger investor sentiment in the wake of COVID-19. Here's the latest Aussie equities outlook from Pendal's head of equities Crispin Murray reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams. MANY now believe we have seen a peak in COVID-19 infection rates.At the very least the scenario of an uncontrolled global pandemic now appears to be off the table. In Australia case growth...

Crispin Murray: how to judge who’s best placed for the recovery

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Pendal head of equities Crispin Murray presents a COVID-19 market update and shares how he's assessing which companies will emerge in a strong position after the recovery.Watch this short video recorded at Crispin's home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPTHello everyone it's Crispin from Pendal Group with an update on our thoughts on the market.We've been speaking about this being a phase of maximum uncertainty...

Tim Hext on the RBA’s actions and the outlook for bonds

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Here Pendal fund manager Tim Hext gives an overview of the Reserve Bank's COVID-19 actions and the outlook on bonds.Watch this short video recorded at Tim's home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPTGreetings to everyone wherever you're watching I hope you're safe and well.My name's Tim Hext and I'm a fund manager in the Bond Income and Defensive Strategy team at Pendal Group.I'm going to...

Vimal Gor’s weekly COVID-19 analysis for investors (Apr 3)

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Here is a weekly COVID-19 investor overview covering virus spread economic impact and market insights from Pendal Head of Bond Income and Defensive Strategies Vimal Gor. Watch this short video recorded at Vimal s home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPTI'm here to do the third of our coronavirus outlooks. I'll stick to the same format I've used for the last couple of weeks.We'll talk...

Crispin Murray on COVID-19: what we know and what’s next

Here Pendal head of equities Crispin Murray presents a weekly COVID-19 outlook for investors. Reported by portfolio specialist Chris Adams.THE Australian equity market ended last week up very slightly 0.6 but took a wild path to get there.We suspect this saw tooth pattern of anxiety and relief is likely to persist for a few weeks.However we have noticed the market has moved from the indiscriminate...

Vimal Gor’s weekly COVID-19 analysis for investors

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Here's the latest weekly COVID-19 investor wrap from Pendal Head of Bond Income and Defensive Strategies Vimal Gor.Watch this short video recorded at Vimal s home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPT I'll cover these weekly updates in three ways.Firstly we're going to cover off on the virus pandemic. Secondly we're going to look at the economic changes as they impact in the economies. And...

Michael Blayney: How investors can emerge from COVID-19 better, stronger

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THE world rightly remains focused on reducing the awful human toll of the COVID-19 outbreak.But as investors we know the crisis will pass. We also know our decisions in this type of environment are critical.In every crisis there are opportunities. But sorting genuinely good value from assets that have simply fallen in price is the key.The equity market falls in recent weeks extreme volatility in...