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John Dyall
John Dyall
Head of Investment Research, Rainmaker Information Pty Ltd

Head of Investment Research, Rainmaker Information Pty Ltd

Articles by John Dyall

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John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
Understanding active performance, particularly in equities, is darn hard. At its most simple you have a product, which makes a return, and you compare that return with a benchmark index. What is left over you call alpha. Read more
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JOHN DYALL  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
Investments held within managed accounts can include direct domestic and increasingly international equities, directly held fixed interest securities, listed investment companies (LICs), model port- folios, managed funds including exchange-traded products ... Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  TUESDAY, 18 SEP 2018
Sometimes a story flickers on your screen for an instant. You might pay attention. You might not. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2018
Far from the public spotlight most skirmishes in the Australian funds management industry go unremarked. One such skirmish is occurring right now. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2018
It's no secret Australians have a fascination with property, and not just residential property. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
Over three years the Colonial First State Global Health & Biotechnology Fund was the top performer in the international equities space, returning 20.1% pa after fees to August 2017. Over five years the returns have been even greater - 26.4% pa. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  MONDAY, 26 JUN 2017
An interesting email crossed my desk the other day. It was from VanEck, one of the up-and-coming manufacturers of exchange-traded funds in the Australian market. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUN 2017
Napoleon Bonaparte might well have been discussing investment managers. It's an old truism that funds management performance is a mix of luck and skill, we just don't know which part is luck and which part skill. Read more
John Dyall
JOHN DYALL  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUN 2017
With enhanced disclosures required under RG 97 the level of fees being charged to investors in managed investment vehicles becomes more important than ever. Read more
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