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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 Business News 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:
The 6,000 point tease – like two teenagers courting in the (share) marketplace– Elsewhere it’s all about cars and toll roads – It’s only a British bank, but Clydesdale is...
Market pauses for breath – World markets ease up – Our dollar drops – Confidence is a delicate flower – Labor market keeps on trucking – ‘Tis the season of...
Highlights – CBA still leads – Westpac battles for 2nd place with NAB, closely followed by ANZ. More on Australian stock market news and shares report.
Market Highlights: The market wins on Melbourne Cup Day? – Infrastructure king Cimic reigns supreme – NABworkmanlike result, but no gold star – WOW is the share market code for Woolworths,
Inflation stays on the low road – so interest rates keep it company – Share market flirts with a 9 year high point – Vegetarians might be happy but the...
BHP and RIO shares keep pumping iron – the bells aren’t ringing for Telstra shares – The old friendly society expands the circle – Labour market gets even more robust.
Australian Stock Market Commentary and Stock Tips - Highlights: Stock market gathers momentum – world economies get the tick of approval from the International Monetary Fund – who’s crying over spilt milk?
Economic data aplenty, but a dearth of company news – so the market ponders lugubriously. But are banks back in town?
Big Mac gets upsized – Cimic (nee Leightion) scores another contract – QBE drops the boss, but sticks with the Swans – Tatts cozies up to the “Lucky Shop”.
Market Highlights: Results are out! – Reporting season gets a high pass – miners’ strike liquid gold – Vegemite and cheese, a delicious combo - airports flying high – while Flight Centre travels really well on the ground – Woolworths and the elusive WOW factor.