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MICHAEL J HEFFERNAN B.Ec (Hons) Monash- LLB Melbourne
FSIA; Honorary Senior Fellow Corporate Directors Association
Michael Heffernan has over 30 years’ experience in the finance and securities industry and is currently a Senior Client Advisor and Economist with a leading Australian Sharebroker Phillip Capital after having been Chief Economist/Lawyer with the Australian Stock Exchange for 13 years, and an Economist with Commonwealth Department of Employment and Industrial Relations for 11 years.
Most recently Michael topped the poll of the Australian Newspaper's Criterion column of his expert tipsters for 2014 with an average increase of 26% over the year. Also Michael was named Stock Picker of the year 2013 and 2016 at the Australian Stockbrokers Foundation Annual Awards Charity Dinner.
He is a well-respected and frequently quoted and referred to commentator on the market and economic events and appears regularly on TV, radio and in the business sections of daily newspapers. In particular he can be seen on regularly on Sky News Business Channel's Market Moves and Your Money Your Call programmes.
In his current position with PhillipCapital, Michael is involved with analysing developments in the Australian economy and major overseas markets, and translating these trends into opportunities in the Australian sharemarket for investors and clients. Michael's role therefore embodies research and analysis, and on the basis of that solid foundation provides comprehensive portfolio and stock selection advice to clients.
Posts by Michael Heffernan for Trading Insights:
Interest rates, confidence and finance scorecards – Telstra– prepares for 5G – Westpac – bonuses bite the dust - Sonic Healthcare – growing the family tree.
Market volatility roils the market – CSL – keeps doing its research – TPG – broad-banding its offering – Metcash – cash drying up.
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report – CSL, TPG, Metcash shares & more
Market sentiment on the rise - Afterpay Touch, quite a growth story – Coles,running solo – Kogan, moving into credit cards. More insights...
Markets under pressure – but for how long - Wesfarmers – stripping off excess weight – A2 Milk – milking the profit. Macquarie Group ...
Hold on tight in market turbulence - just because the Apple loses its US share market shine - that’s no reason why our share market fruit should be affected.
After the election, US share market comes up Trumps - CBA is contrite and weathers the storm - Resmed is breathing easy - Travel stocks ...
This is October after all – the US share market infection is becoming contagious – travel stocks hit by high oil prices – Qantas..
What a week we’ve had – Dow gets a drubbing – we cop the backlash – but reality does eventually sink in – our economy is still OK – and the US economy is still flying.
Resources stocks flick the switch the Resurgence – Agricultural stocks thirsting for sustenance – the shooting stars of this year’s market lose their twinkle.
Can Mother Teresa’s disciple work a miracle at AMP – Two stocks dazzle the market – Two telco wannabes want to combine – TPG & Vodafone not such an odd couple. Read more.