Australia’s fintech industry body has released its first member ecosystem map, which helps build domestic and international understanding of the nation’s fintech strengths and diversity, particularly in wealth generation and lending. The map lists 119 members of FinTech Australia, along with the nation’s key financial services regulators...
In our ongoing quest to bring you more investment opportunities, OnMarket has just launched its Restricted Offers dashboard for certain OnMarket members. So, you may be asking yourself what exactly are these so-called ‘restricted’ offers and who are these ‘certain’ members?
Initial public offerings (IPOs) of materials companies set an impressive pace in the first quarter of 2017, with 10 companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) from a total 26 floats, up from two in the same period last year.
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Get an overview of what happened in the IPO market last year with OnMarket's 2016 IPO Report. The theme this year is "good things come in small packages": companies raising less than $50 million returned an average of 32.2% to investors at the year end. But on performance overall, investors had little reason to complain on average: IPOs outperformed the ASX200 index by 18% and returned an average of 25% at year end.
So, how did 2016 go for new floats? More than ever, that depends who you talk to, even though the real answer is “pretty well”.
IPO activity continued to increase in November 2016. 12 companies raised $1.948m as part of their Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), compared with 11 listings ($538m) in October 2016 and five listings ($558m) in November 2015.
Every time I read about Black Swan events I smile and remember a visit a few years ago to Meetung in Victoria’s Gippsland, where almost every bird on the lakes was a Black Swan. Thousands upon noisy thousands of them.
It’s been one year since the launch of OnMarket and of giving all Australian investors access to Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and 1 in 3 ASX IPOs have been offered OnMarket in 2017.
The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) performed well in October 2016, delivering an average return of 36.8 per cent on the first day of listing and 29.2 per cent over the month, with the IT sector dominating floats in 2016, the OnMarket October IPO Report 2016 reveals.
It’s a weird situation out there at the moment for individuals who invest in new sharemarket floats, with the floats themselves going very well but with the prospect of a change in ASX’s listing rules coming down the pipe that could make life harder for them.
Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) significantly outperformed the broader share market in the third quarter of 2016, with the average gain on the 24 companies which listed on ASX striking 28.2%, an impressive outperformance over the S&P/ASX 200, which returned 3.9%
Choosing whose advice to take when making investments is difficult – there are plenty of options and many with an opinion they are willing to share.
It’s important to figure out whether a company that is about to list is a good investment proposition. Here are five questions to ask when you are presented with a Prospectus.
There’s a worrying new trend happening in superannuation that no one seems to have noticed: the amount of post tax money that Self Managed Super Fund savers have been putting away was approximately 10 per cent lower in the June quarter 2016 than it was in the same quarter last year.
The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) market gained momentum in August, with the 10 companies which listed raising $1.2 billion and returning an average 34.1%, according to a new report, the OnMarket August IPO Report 2016.
If you’re only going to buy into one IPO, there’s inevitably some risk, but if you buy into more than one, the risk drops away dramatically. To be specific, if you’d bought into every IPO in Australia in 2016 you’d have enjoyed an average 17 per cent return on the first day.
When you’re investing your own money it’s important to stay liquid. Shares are a great alternative to property investing and cash. When considering investing in shares, it’s important to note that IPOs have outperformed the general sharemarket.
One of the classic maxims is that bigger is better. When it comes to some kinds of investing, the reverse can sometimes be true. Most particularly, recent research of new floats by OnMarket concluded that of the more than 1000 IPOs that have gone through the ASX since 2005, the returns from smaller IPOs have been markedly better than from the big ones.
When it comes to using technology to help retail investors make decisions: if you’re a retail investor in Australia and you’re not using technology to help you out, you are probably missing out.
Do you ever wonder how to get involved in sharemarket Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), but are too afraid to ask? You’re not alone. Almost all Australian workers are in the sharemarket nowadays via their superannuation but if you want to take a more active role in saving for retirement, you should know how the market works.
When it comes to being a successful investor, what are the key rules that you should stick to through thick and thin? For any investor, there are many common pitfalls to building a portfolio of assets, but by following these five rules below, you'll create the best opportunity for gains and limit your losses.
The first half of the year shows that new floats are flying and large caps are struggling. New sharemarket floats in Australia enjoyed an average price increase of almost 34 per cent in the second quarter of 2016.
IPOs are delivering stellar returns to investors, with the average gain on the 21 companies that listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in the second quarter sitting at 33.5%, an impressive outperformance of the S&P/ASX 200, which rose just 3.0%, according to the OnMarket Second Quarter IPO Report.
Where to invest your superannuation savings? There are effectively three main asset classes in which you can decide to put your superannuation. Do you choose shares, property or fixed interest? Here are some of the pros and cons for each.