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The Aussie market – another underdog victory?  

Australians love an underdog, especially when they get up. In the Tokyo Olympics last year, despite our relatively small population, we came sixth in the medal tally. In 2011, Sam Stosur cruised past the world’s top tennis players – including playing Serena Williams at her peak, in her home Slam tournament – to take home the US Open.

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Power to the People by the People

Power to the People by the People

Our global power industry was built around large, centralised power stations, usually fired by coal or natural gas. The success of these installations was based on production at a large scale over a long time, and the process of conversion, transmission and distribution was incredibly inefficient. While this system still dominates today,

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Electric Vehicles: Road to disruption

Electric Vehicles: The road to disruption

At the intersection of technological innovation, demographic change and the transition to a zero-carbon economy, electric vehicles (EVs) will benefit from one of the strongest megatrends of the 21st Century. This article looks at the history of EVs and examines ways in which EV technology may impact the cities of the future.

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Crypto equities vs cryptocurrencies: Is there room for both?

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Bitcoin and Ethereum cryptocurrency ETFs are set to hit the Australian market as soon as tomorrow. With the markets as volatile as they are, and with more choice soon available for crypto-oriented investors, does it make sense to hold both crypto equities exposures and cryptocurrency exposures in the same portfolio?

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more to driverless vehicle

There’s more to driverless vehicles than just Tesla

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Electric vehicles have been transforming the automotive industry for over a century. But one of the major changes influencing the cars of tomorrow is the creation of driverless vehicles, or those that are fully autonomous.
We’ve covered how fast the world is charging down the electric avenue with the production and utilisation of electric vehicles,

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5 ETFs for rising interest rates and inflation

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Global inflationary pressures and interest rates have lifted notably so far this year thanks to strong demand and supply bottlenecks. Inflation appears likely to remain high and more central banks are looking to raise interest rates. This note considers five potentially attractive ETF investment ideas for a rising rate environment.

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A deep dive into the BetaShares Asia Technology Tigers ETF (ASIA)

Can the Asian tigers roar back?

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Volatility is nothing new for Asian markets, particularly after a period of prolonged uncertainty throughout the Asian tech sector.
However, recent commentary from the Chinese government has led to renewed optimism, and  China’s underlying economic environment could prove to be accommodative for growth stocks across the continent over the coming year.

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