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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 im...

  • 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...

  • 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 w...

  • 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 COVI...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 a...

  • 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, chang...

  • 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, Ren...

  • At the risk of stating the obvious, we are living in extraordinary times. When whole countries have effectively shut down, millions of workers are facing the dole queue, and airlines have been grounde...

  • A small number of ASX-listed companies already host ‘hybrid’ AGMs, that is where a meeting is physically held but live streamed so shareholders can participate and take part in polls online. However, ...

  • If there’s one thing we can learn from Larry Fink’s recent letters to BlackRock clients and company CEOs, it’s that investors and other stakeholders are looking for companies to demonstrate the progre...

  • “We need to move and replicate data as little as possible, and maximise the flow of insights instead.” Data Republic’s Danny Gilligan weighed in on utilising open data at Pause Fest last w...

  • “There is a long list of challengers taking on Australian banks, but none is as dangerous or as unique as Judo Bank,” says Australia’s best known financial and business commentator, Robert Gottliebsen...

  • For the second year in a row, our client Judo Bank has been named by SmartCompany as the largest capital raise for an Australian start-up   In April, Judo Bank finalised its second-round equity raisin...

  • Yesterday, the world’s largest online retail event – 11/11 or Singles’ Day – kicked off in China, smashing previous records with sales of $38.3 billion, up 26% on 2018. $1 billion was sold in th...

  • A six-month campaign developed and implemented by Cannings to help ensure the long-term future of Sydney’s iconic harbourside amusement destination, Luna Park, has received a Golden Target Award. Wide...

  • The days when directors and the chief executives of listed companies had one sole purpose and objective – to make as much money for shareholders as possible – are long gone. More than ever, companies ...

  • More than ever before, your reputation is under the spotlight. In a world dominated by citizen journalism, digital media, and the 24-hour news cycle, there is an increased need for transparency, timel...

  • After a pretty weak corporate earnings season, Cannings has put together a snapshot of highlights from key commentators....