Chris Pedersen

Chris Pedersen is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Pedersen Asset Management Pty Ltd.

He has 3 decades of experience in New York and Australia in Financial Services starting on the Trading Floors in New York to running dealing desks, developing investment strategies and managing customer and institutional assets andManaged Funds over $1 billion in value.

His focus and out performance of benchmarks is derived from a rigorous risk management process linked into fundamental analysis. This approach finds a mismatch of probabilities that is used to enhance returns.

Mr Pedersen was on the Investment committee at Vertex Capital who won Alternative Investment Manager of the Year in Australia 2003.

He has held various directorships such as at the Sydney Futures Exchange. Mr Pedersen has spoken often at global investment seminars, NYU graduate School of Business along with extensive coverage in the press such as the Wall Street Journal, NY Times and Australian Financial Review along with regular interviews on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, etc.


Latest Videos


6 Apr 2022

RBA decision, Brambles, Lynas Rare Earths, Praemium

06 Apr 2022 - Fund Manager and CEO Chris Pedersen looks at what the RBA decision means, the impact on inflation and what sectors and stocks to watch, plus his view on Brambles (ASX:BXB), Lynas Rare Earths (ASX:LYC) and Praemium (ASX:PPS).

30 Mar 2022

Budget observations, Consumer expectations, CPU, APM, JBH

30 Mar 2022 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at the Federal Budget and what consumers are expecting in the next 12 months. Computershare (ASX:CPU), APM Human Services International (ASX:APM) and JB Hi-Fi (ASX:JBH) are in focus.

16 Mar 2022

Oil & Gas, Repo, HLS, TWE, UWL

16 Mar 2022 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at Oil & Gas, repurchase agreements, Quantitative Easing, Healius (ASX:HLS), Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) and Uniti Group (ASX:UWL).

9 Mar 2022

Market drivers, FLT, QBE, ALS

09 Mar 2022 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses current market drivers, Flight Centre Travel Group, QBE Insurance Group and ALS.

16 Feb 2022

RBA Minutes, BBN, REA, AMP, WTC

16 Feb 2022 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at RBA minutes, bond market, reporting season, Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN), REA Group (ASX:REA), AMP (ASX:AMP) and WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC).

9 Feb 2022

Reserve Bank, Iron Ore, CBA, GUD, SUN

09 Feb 2022 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen provides an update on the Reserve Bank, and discusses iron ore, the Aussie 10 Year Bond, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Suncorp Group, GUD Holdings.

24 Nov 2021

Inflation, Healthia, Money3 Corp, McMillan Shakespeare

24 Nov 2021 - CEO Chris Pedersen continues to explore crazy things in the finance world & gives a deep dive into inflation, featuring Healthia (ASX:HLA), Money3 Corp (ASX:MNY) and McMillanShakespeare (ASX:MMS).

17 Nov 2021

China Real Estate, NAB, EBO, APA

17 Nov 2021 - Pedersen Asset Management, CEO Chris Pedersen looks at crazy things in the world of finance, China real estate, National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB), EBOS Group (ASX:EBO) and APA Group (ASX:APA).

3 Nov 2021

RBA update: WBC, GNC, GNG

03 Nov 2021 - CEO Chris Pedersen gives the RBA update & looks at Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC), Graincorp (ASX:GNC) and GR Engineering Services (ASX:GNG).

8 Sep 2021

Sep & Oct stress, RBA, TPG, BKG, ANZ

08 Sep 2021 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at September and October stress period, RBA, TPG Telecom (ASX:TPG), Booktopia Group (ASX:BKG) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ).

28 Jul 2021

Australian lithium miners, South32, Rio Tinto

28 Jul 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at Australian lithium miners such as Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN), IGO (ASX:IGO), Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS), Orocobre (ASX:ORE), Galaxy Resources (ASX:GXY), Liontown Resources (ASX:LTR) and South32 (ASX:S32) and Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO).

12 May 2021

Budget, Inflation, Iron Ore, APE, BLD, WOW

12 May 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at last night's budget, inflation, iron ore, Eagers Automotive (ASX:APE), the Boral (ASX:BLD) special opportunity and Woolworths Group (ASX:WOW) spin-off.

10 May 2021

Strategy for additional income

05 May 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen talks about a strategy for additional income and looks at National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) as an example.

7 Apr 2021

RBA, housing boom, US economy, US federal debt

07 Apr 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at the RBA statement, the Australian housing boom, the US Economy, Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL), Mayne Pharma Group (ASX:MYX) and Senex Energy (ASX:SXY).

3 Mar 2021

RBA, Interest rates, Feb wrap, MCA, IEL, SYD

03 Mar 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at RBA, Interest rates, Feb wrap, Murray Cod Australia (ASX:MCA), IDP Education (ASX:IEL) and Sydney Airport Holdings (ASX:SYD).

17 Feb 2021

NAB, Incitec Pivot, Cimic, AGL

17 Feb 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB), Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL), Cimic Group (ASX:CIM) and AGL Energy (ASX:AGL).

3 Feb 2021

RBA Interest Rates, GameStop, Tesla, CSL, WPL

03 Feb 2021 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at RBA interest rates, GameStop (NYSE:GME), Tesla (NASDAQ:TSL), CSL (ASX:CSL), Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) and Mcdonald's Corp (NYSE:MCD).

2 Dec 2020

RBA Monetary Statement, WOW, APX, S32

02 Dec 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at the RBA Monetary Statement, Woolworths Group (ASX:WOW), Appen (ASX:APX) and South32 (ASX:S32).

11 Nov 2020

US elections, MCP, FZO & BLD

11 Nov 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen reviews past scenarios of US elections and implications for investors, providing his verdicts on MCP, FZO and BLD.

4 Nov 2020

RBA, Election, Focus on WBC, SDF, MTS

04 Nov 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses the impacts of the RBA's cash rate cut, the US Federal Election and analyses WBC, SDF and MTS

21 Oct 2020

RBA Minutes, Iron Ore, SSG, RIO S32

21 Oct 2020 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at RBA Minutes, Iron Ore, Shaver Shop Group (ASX:SSG), Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) and South32 (ASX:S32).

7 Oct 2020

Focus on STO, MYX and IRI

07 Oct 2020 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at Santos (ASX:STO), Mayne Pharma Group (ASX:MYX) and Integrated Research (ASX:IRI).

9 Sep 2020

Market Update, UMG, MWY & 360

09 Sep 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen comments on the latest market conditions, United Malt Group (ASX:UMG), 360 (ASX:360) and Midway (ASX:MWY).

22 Jul 2020

Economics, CBA, Hub24, Pivotal Systems

22 Jul 2020 - CEO Chris Pedersen looks at economics, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA), Hub24 (ASX:HUB) and Pivotal Systems Corp (ASX:PVS).

24 Jun 2020

A look at AMP, HVN and TLS

24 Jun 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen looks at AMP (ASX:AMP), Harvey Norman (ASX:HVN) and Telstra (ASX:TLS).

10 Jun 2020

Bank valuations

10 Jun 2020 - CEO Chris Pedersen talks about Covid-19 and bank valuations.

1 Apr 2020

A look at sectors

01 Apr 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen takes a technical look at sectors, discussing which stocks represent opportunities to buy and which ones to avoid.

15 Jan 2020

Economics, CBA, RIO, CHC, KAR & STO

15 Jan 2020 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses economic news this week, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Rio Tinto, Charter Hall Group, Karoon Energy, Santos.

23 Oct 2019

Strategy Idea for Income, SYR & LYC

23 Oct 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses Strategy Idea for Income, Syrah Resources (ASX:SYR) & Lynas Corporation (ASX:LYC).

2 Oct 2019

Banks & Rate Cut

02 Oct 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses banks and the rate cut, the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) & impact of low interest rates.

25 Sep 2019

GDP, Resource Companies, WEB & PMV

25 Sep 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses the latest economic news, interest rates, components of GDP, FCF yield of resource companies, Webjet (ASX:WEB) & Premier Investments (ASX:PMV).

18 Sep 2019

Market Observations, CGL & IMD

18 Feb 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen shares his market observations and sheds insights on Citadel Group (AX:CGL) & Imdex (ASX:IMD).

24 Jul 2019

Global Growth, FMG, SKF, ALU

24 Jul 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses Global Growth, Fortescue Metals (ASX:FMG), Sandfire Resources(ASX:SKF) and Altium (ASX:ALU).

26 Jun 2019

G20 comment, CWN, TNE and JHX

26 Jun 2019 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen looks at the important events for markets, Crown Resorts, Technology One and James Hardie Industries.

20 Feb 2019

Economics, BHP and QBE

20 Feb 2019 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks about Economic news, looks at BHP Group results and analyses QBE Insurance Group.

23 Jan 2019

Trade, US Shutdown, CPU, MYX & FSF

23 Jan 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses US vs China trade negotiations, the US Government Shutdown, Mayne Pharma Group, Computershare and Fonterra Shareholders' Fund.

16 Jan 2019

Brexit, G8 Education, AMA, Webjet

16 Jan 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses Brexit, the US Government Shutdown, G8 Education, AMA Group and Webjet.

9 Jan 2019

Companies to consider for 2019

09 Jan 2019 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen provides macro market thoughts and discusses attractive companies for 2019.

27 Dec 2018

Happy Holidays and thoughts to consider

27 Dec 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen share some marco market thoughts, discusses US Government shutdown and promising stocks over the holidays.

19 Dec 2018

Key indicators to watch

19 Dec 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses key indicators to watch, including the Aussie 10 year bond, bank yields and the Dow Jones Transport Index.

12 Dec 2018

My predictions for early 2019

12 Dec 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses market activity, market news and predictions for 2019.

28 Nov 2018

Asset Allocation Recomendations

28 Nov 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen looks at the market activity in the past week and talks about asset allocation.

21 Nov 2018

A few Strategies for a Bear Market

21 Nov 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen provides an update and prediction on market activity, and looks at a few strategies for a bear market.

10 Oct 2018

The week that was and more value stocks

10 Oct 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses market activity over the past week and takes a look at The A2 Milk Company (ASX:A2M), Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL), Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) and Webjet (ASX:WEB).

5 Sep 2018

Economic update and analysis of Tabcorp

05 Sep 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen provides an economic update, discusses the RBA, and provides an analysis of Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX:TAH).

15 Aug 2018

Turkey crisis and results preview for today

15 Aug 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses latest from Turkey and previews results from Fairfax Media, Computershare, CSL, Insurance Australia, Wesfarmers and Woodside Petroleum.

8 Aug 2018

CBA results analysis

08 Aug 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses the FY18 results for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA).

20 Jun 2018

Winners and losers of inflation

20 June 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen analyses the impacts of inflation, its winners and losers and updates on the latest Australian market conditions.

13 Jun 2018

How to generate extra income

13 Jun 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen gives insights on overseas and Australian markets and suggests how to generate extra income.

6 Jun 2018

News to be aware of

06 Jun 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses declining liquidity in bond markets, increasing trade barriers and criminal charges against big banks.

30 May 2018

Best and worst performers in the last 3 months

30 May 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen gives insights on overseas and Australian markets, looks at recent market volatility and the best and worst performers in the last 3 months.

23 May 2018

Market update and trading ideas

23 May 2018 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen gives insights into overseas and Australian markets and stocks.

16 May 2018

AMP, Telstra and Market Insights

16 May 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen looks at fundamentals of AMP and Telstra and gives insights on overseas and local markets.

2 May 2018

ANZ in depth

02 May 2018 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen looks at fundamentals of ANZ (ASX:ANZ), should you buy, hold or sell.

4 Apr 2018

Fixed Income

04 Apr 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks about fixed income, Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA), duration risk and how to buy bonds.

28 Mar 2018

Uncertainties creating risk

28 Mar 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses uncertainties in the market, facts behind the risks, the market reaction to increased uncertainty, and sectors that outperform in weak markets.

21 Mar 2018

Stocks to buy in overseas markets

21 Mar 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks about stocks to buy in overseas markets, companies to consider, how to buy US shares and where to find information.

7 Mar 2018

Tariffs and attractive ETFs

07 Mar 2018 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen takes a look at tariffs and their potential consequences.

7 Feb 2018

What caused the Drop?

07 Feb 2018 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen looks at what caused the market drop, why it is a good time for the Australian market and how to deal with volatility. He also takes a look at Wesfarmers and CBA.

31 Jan 2018

Where risks lie with inflation

31 Jan 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses the impact of inflation risks in the US and sectors to buy or sell.

24 Jan 2018

Heading into Earnings Season

24 Jan 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses heading into earnings season, a few companies to consider in your portfolio such as Orica, Treasury Wine Estates, Rio Tinto, Westpac Bank.

17 Jan 2018

Long term versus short term

17 Jan 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses all you need to know about key reversals, oil prices, noise impacting the market, long-term vs short-term investments and the recent appreciation of the Australian Dollar.

10 Jan 2018

Australian Market Macro View

10 Jan 2018 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen provides an overview of the market and discusses what not to buy.

6 Dec 2017

RBA bullish on Economy

06 Dec 2017 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses the monthly RBA Monetary Statement and Metcash results.

29 Nov 2017

Macro picture of the markets

29 Nov 2017 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen gives a macro picture of markets and how to profit from short term euphoria.

22 Nov 2017

Portfolio Construction

22 Nov 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks how to construct an outperforming portfolio.

15 Nov 2017

Short Term Trading Ideas

15 Nov 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses Short Term Trading Ideas.

8 Nov 2017

Trading ideas in oil and gas sector

08 Nov 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen gives gives trading tips on buying iron ore stocks and which big four bank is a hot buy.

25 Oct 2017

Basics of Portfolio Construction

24 Oct 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks how best long-term performance is achieved through Tactical Asset Allocation and how investing only in equities increases your total portfolio risk. Click video for more.

18 Oct 2017

Quarterly production for RIO and BHP

18 Oct 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen discusses quarterly production for Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, with Rio dropping its mined copper, while BHP's copper rises 14%. For all the details click video.

11 Oct 2017

Reasons to be bullish, CSL and CGT

11 Oct 2017 - Stock Watch: Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks reasons to be bullish, the fundamental factors in CSL and short strategies to potentially reduce CGT.


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