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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.

4 ASX shares with director buys this month

Director buys can be a sign that those most in the know view the shares as undervalued. Here are 4 ASX shares with recent... More »

5 steps to start building your portfolio now

Whether you’ve just entered the share market or have been investing for years, here are 5 tips to boost your portfolio. More »

ASX fashion and beauty shares shine on half-year results

ASX fashion and beauty shares made a strong showing during the most recent reporting season as consumers divert travelling spending to the retail sector. More »

ASX medical shares report promising half-year results

ASX medical shares reported some positive results in the most recent reporting round. So how did these popular ASX medical shares perform? More »

How did WAAAX shares perform this reporting season?

As the reporting season wraps up, WAAAX shares have provided mixed outcomes. Let's take a closer look at their performances. More »

Why you should think long-term when investing

Putting money away into a savings account means gains are guaranteed. But it can also mean investment returns are minimised. More »

These ASX retail shares are smashing sales expectations

The pandemic has had a mixed impact on ASX retail shares like Kogan. Lets take a look at how four Aussie retailers have been... More »

Can ASX travel shares stage a comeback?

The travel industry was the first to feel the heat of COVID-19. But the rollout of vaccines is offering new hope to ASX travel... More »

These ASX gold shares have reported record profits and dividends

The gold price hit a new high in the first half of FY21, boosting profits and dividends. So how did ASX gold shares perform? More »

3 ASX dividend shares smashing records this reporting season

Investors hunting for dividend returns could do well to look at the big miners. Here are 3 ASX dividend shares smashing records this week. More »

One year on and 50% up, the All Technology Index is booming

Next week marks one year since the S&P/ASX All Technology Index debuted. The Index is now up 50.5% from its debut. More »

How did ASX cannabis shares perform in 1H FY21?

The first half of FY21 saw positive developments in the regulation of medicinal cannabis products both locally and internationally. More »

Why brokers rate these 4 ASX shares a buy this month

Brokers have rated Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX: CAR), Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) and 2 other ASX shares a buy this month. Here's why. More »

ASX retail shares show strong signs of resurgence 

Despite dire predictions at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, ASX retail shares have performed strongly with rising sales and profits. More »