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Sam Cole, April 2018
QUARTER TO 31 MAR 2018 | The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index returned -3.78% for the March quarter, with Health Care and Consumer Staples the top performing sectors and Financials and Materials the main detractors for the period. The general global and domestic growth environment continues to look supportive for the share market, however, we are starting…
Sam Cole, April 2018
April 2018 | Watch Andrew Stanley, Head of Australian Equities at Ralton, discussing the challenges facing retailers at the recent IMAP Investment Forum in Sydney. Watch video
Sam Cole, April 2018
PRESS RELEASE | Ralton Asset Management has appointed Will Riggall as Portfolio Manager to work alongside Head of Australian Equities, Andrew Stanley. “We’re delighted to have someone of Will’s calibre join Ralton. He brings over 15 years’ experience having held senior portfolio management roles within the investment and superannuation industry,” commented Stanley. Welcoming Riggall’s appointment,…
Sam Cole, March 2018
MONTH TO 28 FEB 2018 | The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index returned 0.34% for February, with Health Care and Consumer Staples the top-performing sectors and Energy and Telecommunication Services the main detractors for the period. February's reporting season was solid with companies continuing to keep a tight rein on costs and corporates working hard for…
Sam Cole, February 2018
MONTH TO 31 JAN 2018 | The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index started the year in negative territory, falling 0.39% for January, with Health Care and Information Technology the top-performing sectors. January is typically a quiet month for stock-specific news flow as corporates take holidays and companies prepare for the February reporting period. Many of our…
Sam Cole, January 2018
QUARTER TO 31 DEC 2017 | The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index had a strong finish to the 2017 calendar year, adding 7.74% for the December quarter and 11.94% for the 12 months to 31 December. Energy and Information Technology were the top performers for the quarter with all market sectors delivering a positive return. Our…
Sam Cole, January 2018
MONTH TO 30 NOV 2017 | The local share market moved higher in November and subject to performance in the coming days, looks set to deliver double-digit gains for the calendar year. Up until the end of November, the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index is up 14.7% for the calendar year to date. While the smaller…
adminofralton, November 2017
November 2017 There are some subtle but meaningful differences between SMAs and managed funds, according to Andrew Stanley, head of Australian equities, Ralton Asset Management. "The key difference is that in an SMA environment, you're managing the shares in the client's own name, whereas in the fund, it's on a pooled basis, and that actually…
adminofralton, November 2017
The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index broke out of its recent trading range, finishing up 4.02% for October. Ralton Australian Shares portfolio Portfolio holdings Nufarm, Macquarie Atlas Roads and Worley Parsons all participated in M&A activity during the month with equity-funded transactions highlighting the current mood among board rooms for bolt-on transactions. Each deal appears sensible…
adminofralton, November 2017
November 2017 The Institute of Managed Account Professionals (IMAP) has announced the establishment of an industry working group to develop data standards for the exchange of managed accounts model data. The firm said platforms and other managed account providers have developed proprietary approaches to providing model data and managers have reported finding it difficult to…