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South32 to buy back US$500m in shares

27/03/2017 | 11:39 AM The mid-tier diversified miner will return US$500 million to shareholders via an on-market share buyback, taking advantage of its strong cash balance.

The 3 biggest threats to SMSF investors in 2017

27/03/2017 | 10:47 AM Market volatility, investment selection and regulatory changes are the most prominent investment challenges SMSF trustees currently face, a new AMP Capital study has found.

Here's how the Australian ETF industry is transforming

27/03/2017 | 9:07 AM While the local ETF market's offerings may appear dull in comparison to those of the US, Australian funds are getting more diverse as managers seek to reach new investors.

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Stock Stories

27/03/2017 | 11:36 AM  The mid-tier diversified miner will return US$500 million to shareholders via an on-market share buyback, taking advantage of its strong cash balance.

24/03/2017 | 4:34 PM  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 | 4:34 PM  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.

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Fund Stories

27/03/2017 | 9:20 AM  Isabel Levy of French asset manager Metropole Gestion explains how she uses fundamental industrial analysis to avoid value traps and identify the fair value of European equities.

27/03/2017 | 8:34 AM  Changes to fertility, age composition, and urbanisation will influence China's economy in the decade to come.

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".

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ETF Stories

27/03/2017 | 8:38 AM  While the local ETF market's offerings may appear dull in comparison to those of the US, Australian funds are getting more diverse as managers seek to reach new investors.

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.

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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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As of 27/03/2017 05:08 PM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* -6.9 -0.1 5,789
ASX200* -6.8 -0.1 5,747
NZ50 -11.1 -0.2 7,063
DJI -59.9 -0.3 20,597
FTSE100 -3.9 -0.1 7,337
Nikkei225 -296.9 -1.5 18,966
HKSE -122.9 -0.5 24,235
Shanghai 1.1 0.0 3,271
CAC -11.9 -0.2 5,021
DAX 24.6 0.2 12,064

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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
IPD ImpediMed Limited 0.75 5.63
EVN Evolution Mining Limited 2.16 5.37
FAR Far Limited 0.078 4.00
OGC OceanaGold Corporation 4.05 3.85
MYX Mayne Pharma Group Limited 1.39 3.73
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
MSB Mesoblast Limited 2.23 -6.69
HFA HFA Holdings Limited 2.04 -4.67
WSA Western Areas Limited 2.29 -4.58
FMG Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 6.07 -3.04
GXY Galaxy Resources Limited 0.485 -3.00
BHP BHP Billiton Limited 23.55 -2.93
AWC Alumina Limited 1.725 -2.82
GOZ Growthpoint Properties Australia 3.19 -2.74
IGO Independence Group NL 3.58 -2.72
OZL OZ Minerals Limited 8.04 -2.66
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