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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:
A Royal Commission or a right Royal Inquisition? – Tariffs and sanctions, what are they good for?
Tweets, Tariffs, Trade wars, Fake wars and now strikes on Syria are the grenades that have buffeted the market this year.
Back to the future part 2 – Trade wars – Tariff wars – Cold wars – Fake wars – My money’s on the Fake wars because it’s a Donald invention – Nevertheless the share market suffered a...
Ball tampering - Tariff tampering - and Trump Tweets - the order of the week, all this while the market meanders in the lead up to Easter Sunday.
What do Ernest Hemmingway and the market have in common? (Read on) – The Shorten and the Long of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds…
Market Commentary and Stock Tips - 9th March 2018
No doubt you’re reaching for your Wikipedia, Google or Oxford Dictionary to discover the meaning of the word ‘discombobulating’.
A share market plunge? Last week I mused that it was more like a splash in the toddler’s pool. Yet some commentators and headline writers whipped themselves into a veritable frenzy about the so-called market wipeout ...
They say it was a plunge – but it was more like a splash in the toddler’s pool. When I woke up on Tuesday morning to the sombre tones of the announcer on ABC New Radio 24,...