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Australian IPO Market Outperforms Broader Market

Australian IPO Market Outperforms Broader Market

by Professional Planner 12 Apr 2016

The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) market is delivering a robust performance, with returns from companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) striking 1.3% over the first quarter, a strong 6.7% outperformance of the S&P/ASX 200, according to a new barometer, the OnMarket First Quarter IPO Report.

IPOs are defying the Australian share slide

IPOs are defying the Australian share slide

by Chris Pash 11 Apr 2016

Australia still has an appetite for IPOs.

Local IPOs outperformed in the March quarter while the rest of the market took a hammering and continues to be subdued.

Mobile data downloads hit new high driven by apps

Mobile data downloads hit new high driven by apps

by Rust Report 11 Apr 2016

New official data reveals the volume of data being downloaded on mobile telephones has skyrocketed to a record high, with much of the growth driven by rising app usage, according to Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds.

3 Of The Best Stock-Picking Apps

3 Of The Best Stock-Picking Apps

by GQ Australia 08 Apr 2016

Here, we compare three apps that make it easier than ever to keep track of the stock market on the go. From companies selling themselves to new investors, to apps that save you money by making a micro-withdrawal each time you buy something - these are our picks of the best.

Rapid growth of mobile data downloads as app usage rises

Rapid growth of mobile data downloads as app usage rises

by Peter Dinham 06 Apr 2016

Mobile phone data downloads have soared to a record high in Australia, with the growth fuelled by rising app usage.

Q&A: Ex-Citi banker on opening up UK IPOs

Q&A: Ex-Citi banker on opening up UK IPOs

by Lucy Burton 06 Apr 2016

SyndicateRoom in March became the first crowdfunding platform to become a member of the London Stock Exchange. The firm's capital markets head Tom Hinton, tells FN why crowdfunding matters to the man and woman on the street.

Too much cash in SMSFs

Too much cash in SMSFs

by Jassmyn Goh (Money Management) 09 Mar 2016

Cash investments now represent 26 per cent of all self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) assets and could harm wealth creation over the long-term, according to OnMarket BookBuilds (OB). The fintech found in the December quarter 2015 ...

SMSFs hit new record

SMSFs hit new record

by Adam Smith (Australian Broker) 09 Mar 2016

SMSFs have hit a record over the December quarter, according to new data. The net assets of SMSFs grew to a record $594.6bn over the December quarter, rising 2.7% from the previous quarter. The funds represent 30% of the total superannuation pool.

Initial public offerings: What investors should know about the IPO market

Initial public offerings: What investors should know about the IPO market

by Marcus Ohm (SMH) 08 Mar 2016

Investing in initial public offerings (IPOs) can be a good way for investors to "get in on the ground floor" with a new public company. But it can be hard to tell which IPOs are going to succeed and grow, and which will crash and burn. 

FinTech Australia puts regulation at the top of its agenda

FinTech Australia puts regulation at the top of its agenda

by Banking Day 08 Mar 2016

Two weeks after the Government announced the formation of its FinTech Advisory Group, new industry association FinTech Australia has elected a founding committee. The group issued a list of priorities yesterday, with "a more regulatory-friendly environment" at the top.

6 insider tips for buying into an initial public offering

6 insider tips for buying into an initial public offering

by Andrew Main (Wyza) 04 Mar 2016

If you’re going to put your hard earned cash into a company that's about to list on the Australian Stock Exchange, what markers should you be keeping an eye out for? Over the long term, the stock market has outperformed time and time again.

Healthy outlook for IPOs

Healthy outlook for IPOs

by Money Magazine 03 Mar 2016

There were 85 new initial public offerings (IPOs) on the ASX during 2015, raising $7 billion among them.  While individual performances varied, the average increase in share price across all new IPOs in 2015 was 10%, which compares with the S&P/ASX 200’s 2% decline ...

The compelling story of Aussie IPOs

The compelling story of Aussie IPOs

by Tim Eisenhauer (Investor Daily) 01 Mar 2016

While commentators have focused almost exclusively on volatility, initial public offerings (IPOs) were one of the best performing investment classes of 2015, writes OnMarket BookBuilds' Tim Eisenhauer.

OnMarket and WYZA Team Up to Give Over 50s Market Unrivalled Access to Investment Opportunities

OnMarket and WYZA Team Up to Give Over 50s Market Unrivalled Access to Investment Opportunities

by Wholesale Investor 24 Feb 2016

OnMarket BookBuilds (OMB), the creator of the world’s first online portal giving investors free and fair access to IPOs and equity placements, has teamed up with WYZA, a digital publishing firm that connects people 50+ directly with the products ...

How to beat the blue-chips and build wealth with IPOs

How to beat the blue-chips and build wealth with IPOs

by Professional Planner 24 Feb 2016

Some of the most impressive equity returns in Australia have been gained from investing in ASX Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and equity placements rather than established indices or so-called ‘blue-chip’ shares, says Ben Bucknell ...

VIDEO: OnMarket App Review

VIDEO: OnMarket App Review

by Jessica Sier 19 February 2016 @ 4:00PM

Jessica Lier of The Australian Financial Review takes a look at the OnMarket App, along with the Acorns app, with an entertaining review... albeit with some Jamie Packer dance moves, enjoy ...

Tinder for investors: Apps help build the porfolio of your dreams

Tinder for investors: Apps help build the porfolio of your dreams

by Jessica Sier 19 February 2016 @ 4:00PM

Another goodie is the free OnMarket Bookbuilds app which launched late last year, ably assisted by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. This app is designed to allow retail investors to bid on IPO stock, which has traditionally been the realm of institutional ...

Banking one of the most popular reasons for going online

Banking one of the most popular reasons for going online

by Adviser Voice 19 Feb 2016

Banking was one of the most popular reasons people used the internet in 2014-15 – and that trend is expected to fuel growth in the number of people buying and selling shares over the internet, according to Ben Bucknell, chief executive of OnMarket BookBuilds.

VIDEO: Ben Bucknell

VIDEO: Ben Bucknell

by Switzer Daily 19 Feb 2016

Ben Bucknell from On-Market BookBuilds joins Switzer TV to discuss why IPOs should be opened to all investors.

Foreign investors dominating VC space

Foreign investors dominating VC space

by Investor Daily 12 Feb 2016

Domestic investment in venture capital was outpaced by that of foreign investors from 2014-15, with the latter now dominating the growth in funding for high-growth, early-stage companies, says OnMarket BookBuilds.

Official Data Reveals Australian Investors Losing Out to Foreigners

Official Data Reveals Australian Investors Losing Out to Foreigners

by Adviser Voice 12 Feb 2016

Data released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals international investors are snagging lucrative investment opportunities as domestic investments in venture capital fell away sharply in 2014-15 and foreign investors ...

Floats are a better bet than many investors realise

Floats are a better bet than many investors realise

by Ben Bucknell 09 Feb 2016

Investors are understandably feeling queasy about the sharemarket after a particularly rocky January. Unfortunately, the doom-and-gloom commentary about what are almost exclusively top 20 stocks has done its usual job of scaring people off the best ...

Investors should keep an eye on IPOs

Investors should keep an eye on IPOs

by Tim Eisenhauer 08 February 2016 @ 11:39AM

Investors are understandably feeling jittery about the sharemarket after a rocky January, as are companies looking to access public markets. In the US, not a single company went public in January, marking the first IPO-free month since 2011.

Welcome To The Future Of Investing

Welcome To The Future Of Investing

by Tim Eisenhauer (Townsville Bulletin) 08 Feb 2016

Market volatility has taken the shine off IPOs, but last year they provided higher gains than blue-chip stocks and market indices. Investors are understandably feeling jittery about the sharemarket after a rocky January, as are companies looking to access public markets.

Welcome To The Future Of Investing

Welcome To The Future Of Investing

by Andrew Main (Share Cafe) 05 Feb 2016

It’s usually hard to identify which particular financial sector innovation represents a game changer or even a significant milestone, but the creation of a technology that allows you to bid directly for stock in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) from your phone has ...