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At Bennett & Co we frequently highlight the importance of investing for the long-run, and encourage investors to consider the historical long-term investment returns of Australian and International shares. According to research produced by Vanguard Australia, Australian shares have returned approximately 9.7% per annum over the past 30 years. Despite market downturns caused by events … Continue reading Investing for the Long TermRead More
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated several global megatrends – arguably none more so than the development and growing use of cloud computing technologies. The recently-listed BetaShares Cloud Computing ETF (ASX Ticker Code: CLDD) offers investors a broad-based, global exposure to this megatrend, with holdings across computing services, services, data storage, networking, software and analytics. Top … Continue reading Cloud Computing MegatrendRead More
Investors are increasingly looking to invest in companies with strong ESG mandates – companies which are Environmentally conscious, Socially responsible, and well Governed. Furthermore, there is growing evidence of the link between share price outperformance, and companies who outperform in the ESG categories. Two recently-listed Exchange Trades Funds (ETFs) which focus on the Environmental aspect of … Continue reading Investing for TomorrowRead More
Please click here for the full article on this topic from Cameron Gleeson, a Senior Investment Specialist with Betashares. Gleeson highlights several factors which bode well for the Australian Banks in 2021, including lead indicators and our domestic economy’s resilience throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. He attributes much of the surprising resilience to unprecedented government support … Continue reading Is the Australian Banking Sector Set for a Comeback in 2021?Read More
Tuesday’s Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) monetary policy decision reiterated that interest rates will remain “lower for longer”. The Board announced they will not increase the cash rate until inflation remains within the 2-3% range, which they do not expect to occur until 2024 at the earliest. In addition to keeping the cash rate at … Continue reading A Further $100 Billion in QE announced by the RBARead More
In the past 12 months, we at Bennett & Co have been recommending investors increase their investment portfolio weighting into the ESG sector (environmentally friendly, socially responsible and well-governed companies). We thought we would attached this interesting report from leading stockbroker Morgan Stanley, highlighting the growing acceptance of investing in this area. This suggests to … Continue reading Sustainability – Investing in ESG CompaniesRead More
In recent months, finding dividend-paying companies has been a priority for investors, particularly retirees. However, where profits are instead put back into the business, companies are more valuable and can return significant returns to shareholders over the longer term. Roger Montgomery, an investment management firm, explain how reinvested profits can be beneficial to both the … Continue reading The Magic of Reinvested ProfitsRead More