Emanuel Datt from Datt Capital sheds light on the impacts of the RBA's second straight hold on cash rates and his views on the trajectory of the stock market. Emanuel expresses his viewpoint on the market's response to the RBA's hold and suggests that the stability could foster confidence and provide a positive outlook for the markets.
He believes more immigration to Australia, potentially around 700,000 new immigrants over the next two years, could stimulate several sectors, including education, health, retail, and real estate.
Emanuel underscores that these new immigrants will aspire for the high Australian standard of living, thereby providing an opportunity for these sectors. When asked about his favored sectors, Emanuel identifies health, retail, and real estate, pointing out his interest in smaller caps due to the large differential in valuations between them and larger cap stocks.
In particular, he mentions companies like Pacific Smiles Group, which dental services, and retail names like Myer and Premier Brands, he sees opportunities in companies capable of passing through price increases due to the elevated inflation environment.
Finally, Emanuel discusses the potential winners and losers of the upcoming reporting season and anticipates an increase in M&A activity across various sectors.