ASX Investor Day

ASX Investor Day – November 2018

Make the right decisions with exclusive market insights from top commentators


Our carefully curated panel of industry experts will arm you with exclusive market insights, from which hot stocks to buy and when to buy them, to how cutting-edge technology can enable you to optimise your investment returns. Build your skills to avoid yield traps and invest for income.


Are you new to investing? Access top tips to get the most out of ASX resources, learn how to invest with small amounts of money and gain exposure to the growing technology sector.


To help you make the most out of the day, we have designed the agenda to cater to beginner and experienced investors - choose the session that is most relevant for you.


Take a look at the agenda below and register for your place today.


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09:30 - 10:00 Registration and breakfast
Plenary - all attendees
10:00 - 10:30 Hype vs Reality – the emerging trends to watch
Which local and global economic indicators should you listen to and which should you ignore? Learn how to separate ‘noise’ from reality, and understand how relevant data points influence the stock market. Find out which investment trends are winning in today’s stock market.
10:30 - 11:15 What are savvy investors buying?
Today’s smart investor knows how to tap into high-performing overseas markets without leaving the ASX. This is your chance to learn how different ASX structures and products can help you capitalise on international economies, invest in top stocks, and achieve quality portfolio diversification.
11:15 - 11:45 Morning tea
Breakout - choose a session on the day of interest to you
11:45 – 12:30 Why invest on the ASX? How to pick the best investments
Do you believe that property represents the only investment strategy? Think again! This presentation will provide the beginner investor with the fundamentals required to build an investment portfolio that suits their needs. Hear about the same techniques used by high-performing brokers: how to research companies and industries, which easy-to-use ASX products will get you started and which rookie investment mistakes to avoid on your journey to building a quality, diversified portfolio that is tailored to your wealth goals.
11:45 – 12:30 Avoiding yield traps and investing for income
There’s no way around it, Australia’s top dividend stocks have been underperforming. In the context of current market conditions, explore the relationship between rising interest rates and the ‘yield trap’. Learn how to use alternative strategies and techniques to invest for income.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
Breakout - choose a session on the day of interest to you
13:30 – 14:15 How to invest with small amounts of money
Build a stake in shares, property and fixed income – even global markets – by investing your spare change in portfolios of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Use this low-risk entry strategy to build valuable knowledge you can apply to dial your investing up a notch.
13:30 – 14:15 Alternative investing to boost income and protect against market downturns
Can growth stocks provide a valid option when investing for income, now and in the future? This presentation takes a deep dive into key investment strategies that aim to generate consistent income streams, while still protecting your portfolio from market downturns. Learn what portfolio protection alternatives are available.
Breakout - choose a session on the day of interest to you
14:15 – 15:00 Investing in the technology sector
Just because you don’t live in Silicon Valley, doesn’t mean you can’t use ASX to gain exposure to innovation through big, small or up-and-coming local and international tech stocks. Presenters of this session will provide insights on this growing ASX sector, and share their expertise on how to make the right tech investment selections for you.
14:15 – 15:00 Take control of your investment savings
A strong financial foundation is key to a comfortable retirement. Hear the best strategies on how to bring different retirement investments together. Super – what’s in the mix, what’s out? Strike the right balance between capital protection and income streams. What are today’s tax implications? Put the control of your retirement back in your hands.
15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon tea
Plenary - all attendees
15:30 – 16:15 Is timing everything? A holistic approach to buying and selling
Is there a science to selecting shares? Join this session for a stock-picker’s guide to technical and fundamental analysis. Choosing which stocks to buy, coupled with timing your entry and exit, can lead to share market profits. Your presenter will share the key fundamentals around how to execute winning trades.
16:15 – 17:00 Buy/Hold/Sell
How do you determine when to buy, hold or sell? There isn’t always a single ‘right’ answer. This presentation is your chance to listen to a panel of experts debate their opinions and explain their ratings on stocks, as suggested by audience members.

Watch our speakers from March 2018


Julia Lee, Bell Direct


Ivan Colhoun, National Australia Bank


Julia Lee, Bell Direct


Steve Mater, CommSec


Patrick Nelson, OzFinancial Australia


Panel – tell us about your structure


Gemma Dale, nabtrade


Julia Lee, Bell Direct