A Brief History and Prospects of the Sneaker Market

A Brief History and Prospects of the Sneaker Market

Shoe flipping shocks the economy as Gen Z make their debut as the new generation investors by trading sneakers. Whilst some make their fortune stocking and reselling shoes, it begs the question whether this investment strategy is sustainable in the long term. In this article, Xunliang and Anton explores the history and future prospects of Sneaker Market.

The M&A Landscape In a Post-Pandemic World

The M&A Landscape In a Post-Pandemic World

M&A activity has been strong in 2021. However, whilst there has been a deals boom, there has also been a rejections boom. In this piece, Samuel Subramaniam explores the impact of optimism in M&A markets and how views of the longevity of the pandemic have impacted valuations. IPO activity is further discussed, citing some strugglers in May and their resultant impact on market sentiment.

Heavy Weighs The Crown

Heavy Weighs The Crown

Crown Resorts has been hit particularly hard by Victoria’s lockdowns, but its most egregious blunders are endemic and have been for a long time, and it only has itself to blame. If it is to survive this shameful chapter, what emerges from the ashes may be unrecognisable.
Sam Triantafillopoulos takes a deep dive into what Crown’s future may hold.

DCA vs Lump Sum Investing

DCA vs Lump Sum Investing

Both dollar-cost averaging, and lump-sum investing are common strategies employed by investors. In this article we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both investment approaches, as well as consider empirical evidence for and against, so as to enable you to determine which approach best aligns with your risk tolerance, future market expectations, financial situation, and goals.

Research Analysts Karl Hemmings & Alyssa Ng explore.

Growth vs. Value: Does the Rotation Have Legs?

Growth vs. Value: Does the Rotation Have Legs?

The outperformance of growth has been as stark as investors have ever seen. As the great debate of Growth versus Value rages on, the question facing investors is why the relative performance of growth has been so superior of late, and whether they can extrapolate this trend over the next decade despite the improving backdrop for value. Peter Cotsopoulos explores.

American Fiscal and Monetary Policy Are No Longer at Odds

American Fiscal and Monetary Policy Are No Longer at Odds

While the recovery of commodity prices was largely foreseen as major industrial centres recover from COVID, the rise in American bond yields has alarmed markets. Having surged above 1.7%, up from below 1% at the beginning of the year, the 10-year treasury yield tells but a small part of the story.

In this article, Sam Triantafillopoulos discusses the levers of fiscal and monetary policy with reference to the expansionary policy currently being implemented in the United States.

A Bullish Thesis on Commodity Supercycles

A Bullish Thesis on Commodity Supercycles

High growth equities have been the name of the game last year. But how should investors position their portfolios for the future with respects to reflation fears, high stimulus spending and a reopening of economies?

In this piece, Victor Yan takes a deep dive into a bull case towards being overweight on hard commodities – where the current environment could potentially be the precipice of a commodity supercycle.