Westpac impairment

Is the $173m Westpac impairment something investors need to worry about?

Not for the first time this decade, investors awoke on Thursday to the news of a $173m Westpac impairment. Westpac shares…

stocks that reinvented themselves

5 stocks that reinvented themselves successfully

Today we look at stocks that reinvented themselves with complete success. Although many listed companies are several decades old, virtually…

insurance stocks

Insurance stocks: How do they operate and are they a safe investment?

‘Uncertainty is the only certainty there is’, wrote mathematician John Allen Paulos and insurance stocks help their clients deal with…

government bonds

Government bonds: Why are they so important in financial markets and why are they so high now?

Most investors will have heard of government bonds and know that they are important to financial markets. But not all investors…

anz placement

Why is the ANZ placement from 2015 such a big deal?

In this article, we seek to answer the question of why the ANZ placement from 2015 such a big deal…

lehman brothers collapse

Here’s why the Lehman Brothers collapse was such a watershed moment

The Lehman Brothers collapse in September 2008 was one of the major triggers for the global financial crisis. This event…

Propel Funeral Partners

Propel Funeral Partners (ASX:PFP): The last surviving funeral provider on the ASX

It is said the only certainties in life are death and taxes and Propel Funeral Partners (ASX:PFP) is the set…

Thermo Fisher

Thermo Fisher (NYSE:TMO): A classic blue-chip health stock for the rest of the 2020s

Capped at over US$180bn, Thermo Fisher (NYSE:TMO) is a classic blue-chip healthcare stock. It has not escaped an impact from the…

remuneration strike

Here’s how to get a remuneration strike at an AGM

This AGM season, like any other, a remuneration strike is one of few notable things that may happen at a…

investing in infrastructure

Investing in Infrastructure: Here’s why it is lucrative and how investors should go about it

Investing in infrastructure can be a lucrative and beneficial decision for both individuals and governments. Infrastructure refers to the basic physical…

ozempic

Ozempic: Here’s why 2023’s star obesity treatment is causing headaches for CSL and several other biotech stocks

Ozempic is one of the few things giving CSL (ASX:CSL) shareholders sleepless nights right now. And you could argue this…

SGX

The ASX & SGX: Imagine if the proposed $8.4bn merger had actually gone ahead

Remember when the Singapore Exchange (SGX) made a A$8.4bn bid for the ASX? It was over a decade now, but we…

rejecting a takeover offer

Rejecting a takeover offer: Here are 5 ASX stocks that did and how it ended for them

Rejecting a takeover offer is a bold step for an ASX company to take. It is turning down sweet quick…

when will canva list

When will Canva list and will it be on the ASX?

When will Canva list? This has been a hot question for several years now. The latest answer seems to be…