MARKET UPDATE

A contrarian view on 2018

Ben Preston. director Orbis Investment Advisory

Technology, quantitative tightening and the rise of emerging markets are making waves on the world stage in 2018. In this Market Update episode, Ben Preston of Orbis Investments examines these trends and provides insight into the opportunities that come from them.

What you'll learn /

This Orbis Investments Market Update course with Ben Preston will give you insights into:

The trends and cycles present in 2018
The impact Amazon is likely to have on Australian retail
The disruption electric vehicles pose to the supply chain
The opportunities present through investing downstream in the supply chain of popular investments

About the expert /

Ben Preston /

director Orbis Investment Advisory


Ben Preston is a director of Orbis Investment Advisory. He joined Orbis in 2000 and his primary responsibility is researching global equities in the consumer and financial sectors. Ben completed his MA (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences at Oxford in 1998 and is CFA charter holder.

  • CPD hours0.25
  • Knowledge AreaFINANCIAL PLANNING
  • TypeMARKET UPDATE
  • PriceFREE
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Outline of the course /

2018 Market Trends

Technology, quantitative tightening and the rise of emerging markets are making waves on the world stage in 2018. In this Market Update episode, Ben Preston of Orbis Investments examines these trends and provides insight into the opportunities that come from them.

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01.

Understanding the Amazon Impact

From an online bookstore to a technology giant, few can deny the size of Amazon’s growth of the last few decades. Ben Preston of Orbis Investments takes a close look at the evolution of Amazon and answers the question, “is a good business a good investment?”.

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02.

How Electric Vehicles are Disrupting the Supply Chain

Climate change has created a need for electric vehicles, and clever marketing from companies like Tesla have magnified this need. But where does the investment opportunity lie in this space? Ben Preston of Orbis Investments provides an in-depth analysis of what could become one of the biggest disruptors of the century.

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Test yourself /