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18 October 2021

The latest China print remains underwhelming. We consider the latest data, in context of our positioning.

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17 September 2021

A follow up to our earlier note on iron ore.

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Macro update on Ausbiz

22 July 2021

David was a guest again on Ausbiz today, where they asked for his insights on the macroeconomic environment and our portfolio positioning. Click through to see the interview.

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DAA review and ARB

4 June 2021

We look at recent asset class performance and revisit why we are underweight equities. Also, we review ARB and explain why we would not invest in the company now.

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Australian and US GDP, commodities and builders

2 June 2021

We look at today’s GDP print, make the case for why we don’t see high commodity prices as remotely sustainable, and touch on the building materials companies.

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Australian macro, NXL and FPH

2 June 2021

The RBA has left rates on hold, but commented on high home lending; we consider the implications for building materials stocks. We look at recent downgrades for NXL and FPH, and compare with CSL.

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Macro update

12 May 2021

We look at US economic releases and the Australian federal budget their implications for our equity allocations.

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Market review

10 May 2021

Today’s topics State of play Factor premia Commodities Aus macro Iron ore Sector performance State of play An extension of last month’s playbook, flat to down yields, rising breakevens, surging commodities and narrowing credit spreads. We continue to trim equities into market strength, and are now ~-5% underweight shares at the overall portfolio level. Factor…

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Australia macro

6 May 2021

PMIs remain strong, albeit moderating, building approvals hit new highs and the RBA remains on hold.

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Australian macro and banking

6 May 2021

We look at Australian PMIs, house prices, and the outlook for the banks.

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