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Investment Strategy

Kill complexity, just follow the money: Schroders

The head of Australian equities at Schroders Investment Management, Martin Conlon, has argued that good investment analysis looks first at the ungeared cashflows of companies. The industry’s favoured valuation yardstick, the price/ earnings ratio, was unreliable because it introduced leveraged profits into the process. The importance of finding the true source of cashflows was demonstrated […]
Investment Strategy

Kill complexity, just follow the money: Schroders

The head of Australian equities at Schroders Investment Management, Martin Conlon, has argued that good investment analysis looks first at the ungeared cashflows of companies. The industry’s favoured valuation yardstick, the price/ earnings ratio, was unreliable because it introduced leveraged profits into the process. The importance of finding the true source of cashflows was demonstrated […]
Investment Strategy

MTAA creeps back into bonds as listed sector rebounds

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) super fund has reintroduced fixed income to its default investment option, having abandoned bonds in 2007 on the basis that its ‘target return’ portfolio of unlisted assets could provide higher returns with less volatility. Leeanne Turner, deputy executive director (superannuation) at MTAA, said the fund had not made […]
Investment Strategy

MTAA creeps back into bonds as listed sector rebounds

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) super fund has reintroduced fixed income to its default investment option, having abandoned bonds in 2007 on the basis that its ‘target return’ portfolio of unlisted assets could provide higher returns with less volatility. Leeanne Turner, deputy executive director (superannuation) at MTAA, said the fund had not made […]
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