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1. Distilling the impact of COVID-19 As expected, we have seen during reporting season that COVID-19 has had a material impact on corporate earnings.  Investors are interested in understanding this impact versus underlying industry and business trends but precisely quantifying this can be challenging. Now, as...

Recently, my colleague Susie Reinhardt and I sat down with Matthew Nicholas from Credit Suisse and Paul Biddle from Celeste Funds, for our On The Couch With Cannings podcast, to discuss what investors are expecting from listed companies as they report results this month. Here...

The upcoming August reporting season is set to be like no other. Given the negative impact of COVID-19 on many companies over the last six months, it may be tempting to withdraw and look inwards, as we tend to do in times of trouble. In fact,...

It’s almost that time of the year, when reality hits financial markets and the numbers do the talking. Yep, it will soon be reporting season. And this time around will be like no other, thanks to COVID 19 and the social and economic policies introduced over...

Cannings Strategic Communications has strengthened its specialist investor relations and corporate and financial communications team with the appointment of Craig Horlin as Director. Craig has over 25 years financial experience and brings with him a depth of experience in providing strategic advice to Executive teams and...

AUSTRALIA’S COMMERCIAL MEDIA THE BIG CONUNDRUM: BIG AUDIENCES, SHRINKING REVENUES For the Australian commercial media sector, the COVID 19 emergency has become a matter of financial survival, even as audiences continue to grow. With the pandemic cutting a swathe through global markets, leaving thousands of fatalities behind and...

Here’s our top tips for IR professionals planning your first virtual AGM: 1. Firstly, check - does your company constitution allow for direct voting? Many ASX listed companies do not expressly allow for online voting. You will need a legal review of your constitution to check whether...

Yesterday the ASX yesterday published a Compliance update that acknowledges the challenges for listed entities arising from COVID-19 and provides practical guidance on topics such as disclosure, changes to capital raising rules and advice on earnings guidance. Key points include: Continuous disclosure obligations do not extend...

Media intelligence company Telum caught up with leading industry experts on a video call, for a roundtable chat about communicating during the COVID-19 crisis. Joining our Chief Executive Officer, Renée Bertuch, were Carden Calder, from BlueChip Communication, and Peter Brookes, from Citadel-MAGNUS. Each of the panellists provided...