Research Monitor - March Quarter 2019 Research22 Jan 2019



  • M&A ruled supreme within Australia in 2018: During CY18 there was over $80bn in announced inbound takeover offers for ASX listed companies.
  • Franking credits and corporate balance sheets: Australian listed companies have a total franking balance of $49.8bn, which is capable of paying a fully franked dividend of $166bn.
  • Review and outlook for credit markets: 2018 has been a challenging year for a large part of the global credit market.
  • Can Saudi Arabia rescue the oil price? Brent oil prices lost 50% in 6 weeks beginning early November.
  • Stock Picks: CBA, MQG, BHP, FMG, OSH, WPL, LLC, SGP, CXL, FLT, IGL, RHP.


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