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Investment Strategy

Platinum picks: following the Neilson nose

Star stock picker Kerr Neilson isn’t afraid to admit when he’s wrong. Three years ago, he refused to believe that women would never want to buy their clothes and shoes online, only to watch internet-based retailers for women become the most popular websites in the world, facilitating enormous sales volumes daily. “Three-to-five years ago, I […]
Investment Strategy

AMP Capital takes direct route to China

There is more to the China investment story than buying mining stocks such as BHP and Rio as proxies, according to AMP Capital fund manager Patrick Ho. Hong Kong-based Ho is in Australia this week to meet with investors to promote his fund, the $330-million AMP Capital China Growth Fund, which is listed on the […]
Investment Strategy

Local boutiques eclipse Hong Kong, Singapore

Australian hedge funds and boutique investment firms control $208.4-billion-worth of assets, or around 17 percent of the total of $1.19 trillion managed by the entire Australian investment management industry. These are the findings of an inaugural survey by Triple A Partners and Basis Point Consulting, launched this week as the Australian Hedge and Boutique Fund […]