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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:
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.
Will Trump be eating turkey on Thanksgiving day – This week it’s raining reports and many companies break the profit drought – CSL, its blood’s worth bottling – Some whinge...
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report – Telstra, NAB, CSL
As is usual now in reporting season, it is not just a matter of companies announcing good results that counts, what they also have to do is...
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report – CBA, AMP, AGL & more
Telstra clearing the decks – well not quite all – RIO, a dividend bonanza, but you can’t please everyone - GUD the former owner of Victa Mowers, gets into auto parts retailing..
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report – RIO, GUD, Xero shares & more
Resources Boom for shareholders – Bega The cheesemaker goes for Victorian milk – Cimic, formerly Leighton’s delivers a pretty impressive set of numbers.
That was the financial year that was – The Good the Bad and the Ugly. But so far this calendar year…
Time to wave goodbye to the GFC – CBA pays up and its share price takes off – Telstra still getting interference on the line to the market – Reserve bank keeps mum on interest rates while $A dives
Read more about Australian Stock Market Report – Telstra, CBA, CSL shares & more
Highlights: CBA dutifully takes its $700 million financial medicine – Metcash loses cash in South Australia – BHP looks to get cash back from ...