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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.

The ASX cannabis share hitting fresh highs in 2020

Shares in Cann Group Ltd (ASX: CAN) rose to fresh highs for the year yesterday. The medical marijuana company has recorded gains of over... More »

Could the China–US trade deal hurt ASX shares?

Global markets celebrated the announcement of the China–US trade deal. But not all ASX shares stand to benefit – some may even suffer under... More »

This ASX share has had multiple director buys. Is it a buying opportunity?

Director buys can be a sign that those with the most insight into a company view its shares as undervalued. This ASX share has... More »

This retailer is eyeing an IPO, despite difficult conditions

A youth clothing retailer is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering despite the difficult trading conditions plaguing the sector. More »

3 ASX shares for exposure to the artificial intelligence industry

Investing in artificial intelligence is a form of thematic investing. We take a look at 3 ASX shares with exposure to the artificial intelligence... More »

Wisr shares in trading halt after launching capital raising

Wisr Ltd (ASX: WZR) went into a trading halt this morning as the Australian Financial Review reported the neo-lender’s plans to raise fresh equity.... More »

Top broker rates this ASX media device company a buy

A broker has rated this media device company a buy with a price target 18% above its current share price. More »

With the ASX hitting all-time highs, should you stay invested in shares?

Australian shares have followed the global bull market to new heights through 2019 and into 2020, but can the trend continue? More »

Leading broker predicts ASX banks are set for a tough 2020

The outlook for the big four banks remains challenging in 2020, with potential pressure on dividends. More »

Here’s why the Wisr share price is rising today

Wisr Ltd (ASX: WZR) shares are rising today after the neo-lender announced 36% growth in loan originations last quarter. More »

Here’s why this broker rates Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals shares a buy

A broker has rated Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: CUV) a Buy, with a price target more than 55% above its current share price. More »

Why the Zip Co share price has popped 5% this morning

Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) shares have shot more than 5% higher following the release of a trading update that revealed record quarterly results.... More »

How did Elders and Bega shares respond to the latest bushfire updates?

ASX shares have not been immune to the damage caused by the bushfires tearing across Australia. Last week, Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) and ... More »

With November retail sales smashing expectations, is the ASX retail sector set for a turnaround?

Retail sales rebounded strongly in November with retail turnover lifting by 0.9%. But does this mark a real turning point for the embattled ASX... More »