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Bank boards must be equitable

24/03/2017 | 9:10 AM All stakeholders, from customers to investors, should share the load as management adapts to changes in market conditions, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

Sun may soon set on passive managers: Grant Samuel

24/03/2017 | 8:19 AM A director of Grant Samuel Funds Management's Epoch Global Equity Fund has defended its underperformance during 2016, hitting out at passive managers whose bull run he says "can't go on forever".

The maths involved in bond investing

24/03/2017 | 8:19 AM It is worth considering the maths involved in bond investing, given concerns that there'll be a bond market rout.

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Stock Stories

24/03/2017 | 8:06 AM  All stakeholders, from customers to investors, should share the load as management adapts to changes in market conditions, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

22/03/2017 | 10:48 AM  Downer EDI's $1.15-a-share takeover bid for the oft-unloved Spotless Group recognises several of the facility and laundry services provider's attractive attributes.

21/03/2017 | 11:47 AM  While having attracted its fair share of controversy over the past several months, there is still a lot to like about this ASX-listed casino operator.

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Fund Stories

24/03/2017 | 8:15 AM  A director of Grant Samuel Funds Management's Epoch Global Equity Fund has defended its underperformance during 2016, hitting out at passive managers whose bull run he says "can't go on forever".

24/03/2017 | 8:06 AM  It is worth considering the maths involved in bond investing, given concerns that there'll be a bond market rout.

23/03/2017 | 9:07 AM  High active share funds--that is, those managers who take off-benchmark bets--outperform those which are low active share. So, ban closet trackers from your portfolio.

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ETF Stories

14/03/2017 | 10:13 AM  Warren Buffett once again extolled the virtues of passive funds in his recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter.

13/03/2017 | 9:31 AM  While it's difficult for Australians to invest directly in US shares and big name IPOs, managed funds and ETFs represent a good way to gain a diversified technology exposure.

07/03/2017 | 4:28 PM  The world's first fixed-income ETF manager discusses interest rates, technology trends and how far fixed-income ETF flows have left to run.

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SMSF Stories

08/03/2017 | 8:00 AM  While CGT relief provides a great opportunity for SMSFs to reset the cost base of fund assets and lock in capital gains, there are some scenarios which require further consideration.

06/03/2017 | 8:43 AM  There are some common mistakes SMSF trustees make when commencing a pension using only part of a member's accumulation balance.

02/03/2017 | 4:06 PM  Infrastructure is a popular theme among retail investors and governments alike, with the former attracted by consistency and defensive characteristics, and the latter by voter appeal.

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HFA HFA Holdings Limited 2.14 6.47
SYR Syrah Resources Limited 2.75 5.77
AHY Asaleo Care Limited 1.675 5.68
AAC Australian Agricultural Company Limited 1.665 4.72
SPL Starpharma Holdings Limited 0.69 4.55
MSB Mesoblast Limited 2.39 4.37
RCG RCG Corporation Limited 1.085 3.83
GEM G8 Education Limited 4.17 3.73
AVN Aventus Retail Property Fund 2.44 3.39
RFG Retail Food Group Limited 5.37 3.27
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CKF Collins Foods Limited 5.35 -9.01
BDR Beadell Resources Limited 0.29 -6.45
SLR Silver Lake Resources Limited 0.59 -4.84
PRU Perseus Mining Limited 0.31 -4.62
DRM Doray Minerals Limited 0.34 -4.23
EVN Evolution Mining Limited 2.05 -3.76
RSG Resolute Mining Limited 1.345 -3.58
SBM St Barbara Limited 2.50 -3.47
SAR Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited 1.025 -3.30
QIN Quintis Ltd 1.10 -3.08
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