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Kate O'Brien

Kate O'Brien studies commerce and finance at university and previously worked as an analyst and consultant in the finance industry. Kate inherited her interest in equities from her family of economists who applied their knowledge of economics to financial markets. Having managed her own portfolio for several years, Kate is a fan of diversity and believes in combining value and growth investing. When not researching or writing, Kate is a keen AFL fan.

Got $5,000? Here are 4 ASX shares the smartest investors are buying right now

When the market falls, smart investors take the opportunity to add to their holdings at discount prices. Here are four ASX shares that could... More »

With ASX bank shares almost certain to slash dividends, here are 3 rock solid alternatives for income-hungry investors

With APRA telling banks to seriously consider suspending dividends during the current economic crisis, here's where to look for income on the ASX instead. More »

Afterpay competitor Zip Co delivers record results

Buy now, pay later shares are yet to feel the impacts of the economic downturn, with Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) the latest to report... More »

Coronavirus capital raisings on the rise

Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX: SXL) is the latest ASX share to tap equity markets in an effort to survive the coronavirus downturn. More »

Afterpay competitor rockets higher after reporting record results

The Sezzle Inc (ASX: SZL) share price is charging higher this morning after the buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider reported record first-quarter results. More »

Tyro Payments share price climbs 11% on trading update

Tyro Payments Limited (ASX: TYR) has released its latest transaction data which shows a distinct decline in values. More »

These 5 ASX shares saw the steepest falls last week

The ASX saw another week of wild swings last week. Here we take a look at last week’s biggest fallers. More »

These 5 ASX shares saw the greatest gains last week

The ASX saw another week of wild swings last week as it grappled with a stream of coronavirus related news. Here we take a... More »

Is Westpac gearing up to freeze its dividend payment?

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) is reportedly considering whether it may be forced to suspend dividend payments. More »

ASX media shares feel coronavirus heat

ASX media shares are feeling the effects of the coronavirus downturn despite record numbers of Australians looking for entertainment while stuck at home. More »

ASX construction shares feel coronavirus pressure

Adelaide Brighton Ltd (ASX: ABC) shares have opened 7% lower this morning after the company withdrew guidance due to coronavirus uncertainty. More »

Kathmandu announces half year FY20 results and equity raising

Kathmandu Holding Ltd (ASX: KMD) has released its half year results and at the same time announced a $207 million equity raising. More »

Qantas shares rise despite news of ASIC investigation

Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) shares are up this morning, despite news the airline is under investigation by ASIC. More »

Vicinity and Scentre Group shares rocket despite ratings downgrade

The outlook for ASX shopping centre conglomerates Vicinity Centres (VCX) and Scentre Group (ASX: SCG) has been downgraded as coronavirus takes a toll on... More »