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Established in 1969, Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. As a privately owned, independent company - investments are our only business. Driven by the needs of our clients and not by shareholders, our vision is to create better financial futures now, and for the generations to come.

Our 400+ on-the-ground, global investment experts take a forensic approach to research to see what others may miss. Our investment experts share their insights in real time across asset classes, sectors and regions, connected by one powerful global research platform.

Attending around 20,000 company meetings each year, our analysts meet with management, suppliers, customers, and competitors to get a 360 view of every company we invest in. Because we believe that better research leads to finding the best investment ideas for you.

Learn more at www.fidelity.com.au.

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History isn't on the side of the Magnificent Seven

Recently, we have seen the performance of indices such as the MSCI World and the S&P 500 being driven primarily by a handful of mega-cap US names. What are the implications of this and does it really matter?

When is the right time to pull the plug on an investment?

Of all the questions facing an investor, when to sell is perhaps the hardest. Unlike with the decision to make an investment, selling it requires you to undo something you have invested intellectual, emotional and financial capital.

Why Asia remains one of the world's best growth stories

China’s economic slowdown and the resilience of the US dollar have dimmed the lustre of many Asian economies’ strong growth momentum in the past year. But heading into 2024, Asia's growth story should reignite.

Australians unprepared for $3.5 trillion wealth transfer

A new report suggests that Australians are ill prepared for the largest intergenerational wealth handover in history. It's estimated $3.5 trillion in assets will be transferred from Baby Boomers to their children by 2050.

Mid-caps deserve a closer look

Like the proverbial middle child, global mid-caps tend to be overlooked and underappreciated. However, mid-caps offer potentially more growth than large caps and less risk and volatility than small and micro-caps.

Where investors should look given mixed economic picture

Australia's economic backdrop looks favourable compared to other developed markets, but the ASX has been one of the worst performing indices this year. That's opening up opportunities in consumer staples and small cap stocks.

Dealing with retirement anxiety

Many people will transition into retirement earlier than expected and while anxious at first, once people enter retirement and settle into a new rhythm, there is a more relaxed acceptance of their circumstances.

The runway to retirement is shorter than expected

Our new study suggests most older Australians are not actively planning for the final chapters of their working life. And the runway to retirement is shorter than expected – most of us don’t work for as long as we intend to.

It's time to question investment truisms

There aren't many investment adages that last the test of time. We've identified the perceived truisms of this generation of investors that are likely to come under scrutiny following a horrible year for markets.

Why it's better to be too early than too late

We are at a moment in the cycle for both bonds and stocks where investors are afraid to commit in case prices fall further, but they will not care about buying 200 points too soon when the market is 500 points higher.

Retirement planning is not only about the money

A survey of 1,500 Australians over the age of 50 on the factors driving retirement happiness found surprising results. Six key building blocks are identified that should be vital elements of any retirement plan.

Work still needed to close the financial gender gap

While the gender pay gap is slowly improving in the workplace, ATO data shows Australian men aged 55-59 average $50,000 more in super than women of the same age. Financial advisers have a role to play.

Consumer habits normalising is critical for stock selection

When the pandemic hit, consumers switched their buying to goods as they could not get out to consume services. Now, habits are normalising, with implications for travel, hotels, sporting goods and 'experiences'.

Is the investing landscape really different this time?

Many market analysts argue that the pandemic has changed everything but we must judge whether the circumstances are as drastic as billed. A quick review of four major events helps decide if this time is different.

The leading 2022 themes for global mid-sized companies

As business fundamentals improve, the earnings recovery takes over as the primary driver of shareholder returns. The equity market is supported by its real earnings even with the inevitable share price falls.

Three demographic themes shaping investments for the future

Focussing on companies that will benefit from slow moving, long duration and highly predictable demographic trends can help investors predict future opportunities. Three main themes stand out.

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New life, old life

Most older Australians are not actively planning for the final chapters of their working life. While many find the time to plan the lifestyle and financial aspects of their future retirement, too few take positive action to improve the circumstances of the inevitable wind-down phase of their working lives.

Outlook 2023: An investor’s guide to the year ahead

Markets want to believe that central banks will blink and change direction, negotiating the economy towards a soft landing. But in our view, a hard landing remains the most likely outcome in 2023.

Pathway to women's financial independence

While many women feel trapped by their financial situation and lack the confidence or knowledge to break out of their circumstances, women are highly motivated to achieve financial independence. Differentiated and tailored financial advice is key to having an overall positive impact on their lives.

Retirement: The now and the then

More Australians are moving away from the dream of early retirement with pre-retirees planning to work longer after the age of 67, according to Fidelity's new report, developed in conjunction with independent research firm, MYMAVINS.

The case for demographics

Better lives, longer lives, more lives - three megatrends shaping global growth. These trends are long term and highly predictable, which in a world of constant change provides us with a compass for investing in the future.

Interest rates, house prices, super: keys to Australia's household wealth

Changes in the ‘wealth effect’ are a key factor in assessing the outlook for the Australian economy due to a large share of our economy being driven by household consumption.

COVID joins the dots to collaboration and decentralisation

In the first of a two-part piece, Portfolio Manager Amit Lodha discusses how the current COVID-19 pandemic is shaping a future where collaboration and decentralisation may become cornerstones for the way companies work.

Waste Side Story: The other side of consumption

By 2050, the World Bank predicts that waste growth could be twice as fast as population growth and, if not managed correctly, will have a devasting impact on our lives and the planet.

The new economic order

The Covid-19 crisis will trigger a step-change in policy, accelerate existing trends and transform investment frameworks. Government intervention, fiscal activism, corporate governance and sustainability, and continued Asian economic strength will characterise this new order, creating opportunities out of dislocation.

10 tips for investors in uncertain times

With the volatility in markets at the moment, Fidelity has outlined 10 key principles to help investors keep their wits about them in this handy infographic.

In a world searching for growth, Asia shines

The long-term outlook for Asia is positive, but in the short term, there is likely to be some volatility thanks to trade disputes, weak Chinese data and political unrest.

Choose the ‘equity escalator’ not the ‘equity rollercoaster’

The asymmetrical relationship between gains and losses suggests that limiting losses has a more powerful effect on long-term growth than achieving an equivalent nominal positive return.

How are Active ETFs different from other funds?

There are an increasing number of ways investors can access investment funds.

The Financial Power of Women

As women, we live longer and earn less than men. We commit time away from our careers for our families, raising children or caring for aging or sick relatives. We often make these choices because we want to and it is what needs to be done. However, few of us realise the impact of our decision on our financial power. 

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Where Baby Boomer wealth will end up

By 2028, all Baby Boomers will be eligible for retirement and the Baby Boomer bubble will have all but deflated. Where will this generation's money end up, and what are the implications for the wealth management industry?

Are term deposits attractive right now?

If you’re like me, you may have put money into term deposits over the past year and it’s time to decide whether to roll them over or look elsewhere. Here are the pros and cons of cash versus other assets right now.

Uncomfortable truths: The real cost of living in retirement

How useful are the retirement savings and spending targets put out by various groups such as ASFA? Not very, and it's reducing the ability of ordinary retirees to fully understand their retirement income options.

How retiree spending plummets as we age

There's been little debate on how spending changes as people progress through retirement. Yet, it's a critical issue as it can have a significant impact on the level of savings required at the point of retirement.

Meg on SMSFs: $3 million super tax coming whether we’re ready or not

A Senate Committee reported back last week with a majority recommendation to pass the $3 million super tax unaltered. It seems that the tax is coming, and this is what those affected should be doing now to prepare for it.

How much do you need to retire comfortably?

Two commonly asked questions are: 'How much do I need to retire' and 'How much can I afford to spend in retirement'? This is a guide to help you come up with your own numbers to suit your goals and needs.

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