Is a cashback deal on a home loan better than a low rate

- October 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

One of my children is doing the rounds of the lenders at the moment to finance their first home and they were telling me they are being besieged by cash-back offers on home loans. There are now 29 lenders offering cashback deals of up to $4,000 for the average homeowner looking to refinance their mortgage…… Read more »


Stock of the Week: Temple and Webster

- October 23, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Market darling online homewares and furniture retailer, Temple and Webster was hit hard this week despite reporting revenue up 138 per cent since the start of FY21. While the company continued to benefit from a consumer shift to online shopping, the market clearly believed the stock was running a too hot. October revenue was up… Read more »


The US election: Which sectors will benefit from the outcome

- October 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

With so much uncertainty and volatility in the lead up to the US presidential election, what are the market sectors set to benefit, and how can investors mitigate the risks? James Whelan from VFS Group Portfolio Manager and Investment Manager at Banyantree Investment Group, Zach Riaz, provided their perspective. “I think it’s still too close… Read more »


Stock of the Week: Altium and sezzle

- October 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Stock of the Week #1; Altium Altium launched its new cloud platform Altium 365, expanding its leadership and organisational capacity to drive growth and high performance for market dominance. In the restructure, it’s separating its cloud operations from its software business and will focus on growing its market opportunity and expansion into the broader electronics… Read more »


Stock of the Week: Cimic and Corporate Travel

- October 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

Stock of the Week #1; Cimic CIMIC Group’s 50% owned associate, Ventia, has won a $124 million contract extension with the NSW Land and Housing Corporation. Under the contract, Ventia will continue to provide maintenance, project and program services in Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. The initial agreement was signed in April 2016, and… Read more »


Stock of the Week: Seek

- September 18, 2020 2 MIN READ

Digital job ads platform, Seek, has confirmed that its Chinese digital jobs classifieds business, Zhaopin, is speaking to potential investors amid speculation e-commerce giant Alibaba could invest “hundreds of millions of dollars” in the company. SEK told the markets that Zhaopin and its shareholders were in discussions with “a number of parties” about new investment… Read more »