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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.

What does the Biden administration mean for ASX shares? 

With Joe Biden due to take office this week, many investors are wondering what this could mean for ASX shares. We take a look... More »

What’s in store for the ASX tech sector in 2021?

The tech sector managed to record substantial growth in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. What does 2021 have in store for the sector? More »

What’s next for WAAAX shares in 2021? 

How have WAAAX shares fared in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and will 2021 be a more promising year? More »

What does 2021 hold for ASX retail shares?

After the challenges of COVID-19 in 2020 caused a tough year for ASX retail shares, what does 2021 hold for the fragmented industry? More »

Are these 4 ASX medical shares set for a healthy 2021?

We take a look at how 4 ASX healthcare companies performed last year, and what they might be focusing on as we enter 2021.  More »

How to invest in ASX shares in a post-COVID world 

COVID-19 emerged in 2020 and changed the world as we know it. We take a look at how to invest in ASX shares in... More »

ASX sector of the year: BNPL goes from strength to strength

The ASX buy now, pay later (BNPL) sector arguably gave the performance of the year in 2020. We take a look at the top... More »

The ASX sectors hardest hit by COVID-19 in 2020

ASX sectors such as travel and leisure have been hit hard by COVID. Here's a look at some ASX shares that have lost serious... More »

ASX 200 shares hardest hit by COVID-19 in 2020

Some ASX 200 shares were hit harder than others by COVID-19 in 2020. We take a look at some of the companies licking their... More »

7 top ASX biomedical shares in 2020

We take a closer look at 7 top ASX biomedical shares in 2020 and how they delivered for shareholders this year. More »

5 top ASX cannabis shares in 2020

We take a closer look at the 5 top ASX cannabis shares in 2020 and how they delivered for shareholders this year. More »

How did ASX buy now, pay later shares perform in the latest quarter? 

ASX buy now, pay later shares continued to storm higher in the quarter ended 30 September, reporting record results on expanding markets. More »

How did ASX retail shares perform in the latest quarter?

The Australian retail sector showed some momentum coming into the last quarter. Here's a closer look at how 3 top ASX retail shares performed. More »

How did ASX cannabis shares perform last quarter? 

The market for cannabis-based products has continued to grow in 2020 despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how ASX cannabis shares performed... More »