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What lies ahead for Australia's mining and energy companies

28/04/2017 | 10:36 AM The looming structural shift in Chinese demand for iron ore and coal will have a monumental effect, while fundamental differences in the way oil and gas are consumed versus mined commodities should see demand stay higher for longer.

Thinking outside the cube

28/04/2017 | 10:01 AM Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a company which, like TPG Telecom, possesses a long-term strategic focus leveraged to Australia's population growth.

Why investors will remain high on pot stocks

27/04/2017 | 3:03 PM The rush of companies raising capital on the ASX to cultivate medicinal cannabis is likely to continue, given a high unmet need for effective pain management.

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28/04/2017 | 1:15 PM  The looming structural shift in Chinese demand for iron ore and coal will have a monumental effect, while fundamental differences in the way oil and gas are consumed versus mined commodities should see demand stay higher for longer.

28/04/2017 | 1:15 PM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a company which, like TPG Telecom, possesses a long-term strategic focus leveraged to Australia's population growth.

27/04/2017 | 1:15 PM  The rush of companies raising capital on the ASX to cultivate medicinal cannabis is likely to continue, given a high unmet need for effective pain management.

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Fund Stories

26/04/2017 | 10:01 AM  Trump's first 100 days in office may have acted as a fillip for global equity returns, but this most unconventional of US presidents will now need to roll up his sleeves and deliver.

26/04/2017 | 9:38 AM  Following the first round of the French Presidential elections, the 7 May vote is now between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. What does it mean for investors?

21/04/2017 | 10:19 AM  Environmental, sustainability and governance investing approaches that exclude entire sectors are unpopular with asset managers and their investors.

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ETF Stories

26/04/2017 | 8:00 AM  Contrary to popular belief, history has shown that global listed infrastructure securities can perform well following an interest rate hike.

12/04/2017 | 1:14 PM  With views mixed on whether the current bull market has much puff left, investors may want to position their portfolios to insulate against a market shock should it arrive.

28/03/2017 | 8:43 AM  It should come as no surprise that ETFs have moved into the limelight and are providing attractive ways for investors to achieve low-cost small-cap exposure.

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SMSF Stories

07/04/2017 | 8:08 AM  What happens if directors of a corporate trustee need to sign off on decisions concerning them as members if they are overseas?

06/04/2017 | 8:02 AM  Super remains the most tax-effective way to build retirement savings and it will now be easier for employees to make tax-deductible contributions in the future.

05/04/2017 | 11:31 AM  In recent years, Australian superannuation funds have been increasing the amount of control they offer members, and robo-advice is part of furthering this objective.

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As of 30/04/2017 10:20 PM (20 min delay)
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All Ords* 3.2 0.1 5,948
ASX200* 2.6 0.0 5,924
NZ50 24.1 0.3 7,379
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FTSE100 -33.2 -0.5 7,204
Nikkei225 -55.1 -0.3 19,197
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Shanghai 2.5 0.1 3,155
CAC -4.4 -0.1 5,267
DAX -5.8 0.0 12,438

ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
ORE Orocobre Limited 3.15 7.14
MNS Magnis Resources Limited 0.685 6.20
AWE AWE Limited 0.455 5.81
OGC OceanaGold Corporation 4.24 4.69
HSN Hansen Technologies Limited 3.60 4.35
SGF Sg Fleet Group Limited 3.63 4.31
CSR CSR Limited 4.90 4.26
WSA Western Areas Limited 2.22 3.74
CPU Computershare Limited 14.74 3.58
AWC Alumina Limited 1.84 3.37
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
SHV Select Harvests Limited 5.44 -8.42
PTM Platinum Asset Management Limited 4.66 -6.61
AQG Alacer Gold Corp 2.11 -5.80
SEK SEEK Limited 5.00 -5.66
A2M The a2 Milk Company Limited 3.10 -5.49
RCG RCG Corporation Limited 0.83 -5.14
MSB Mesoblast Limited 3.15 -5.12
PRU Perseus Mining Limited 0.29 -4.92
NST Northern Star Resources Ltd 4.28 -4.25
RMD ResMed Inc. 9.16 -3.98
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