Beginners Education Glossary: A-H

FINANCIAL GLOSSARY If you find errors or omissions please email us – Click Here   A Australian Clearing House – ACH – The Australian Clearing House Pty Ltd, the subsidiary of ASX which clears options and futures traded on the ASX. Australian Financial Services Licence – A licence granted by ASIC that authorises a person…

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ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – MGR

Mirvac Group (MGR) is engaged in real estate investment, development, third-party capital management and property asset management. MGR has three main segments, each responsible for the following Office & Industrial: manages the office and industrial property portfolio to produce rental income, along with developing office and industrial projects. Also manages joint ventures and properties for…

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Retirement Today: Non Existence

The question of existence has fascinated students of philosophy for centuries.  In the fifteenth century Rene Descartes produced the famous philosophical conclusion “cogito ergo sum”.  Or in English “I think therefore I am”.  My wife has been thinking a lot of late, particularly about the Tax Office web site.  She’s been talking to them too,…

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Why The Big Funds Underperform

The press are carrying articles today talking about the performance of the biggest Super Funds. Here are the biggest 20 funds by size showing the size, number of Members, average balance and growth in member numbers or otherwise. I know there is this generally accepted view that fund managers always underperform and if you look…

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Listed Investment Companies

Listed Investment Companies, known as LICs, are effectively a managed fund with the main difference being that they are traded on the ASX like a share instead of being unlisted and traded through the fund manager’s administration system. So for one trade, on the ASX, through an LIC, you can buy a portfolio of shares…

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ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – GMG

Goodman Group is a global integrated property company, engaged in owning, developing and managing industrial property and business space in the markets across the world. The principal activities are investment in directly and indirectly held industrial property, property services, property development (including development management) and fund management. GMG’s segments include Australia and New Zealand, Asia,…

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