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Why investors should look to BHP for market guidance

27/09/2016 | 9:57 AM The Australian market looks more impressive than its global peers, and if the resources stocks can overcome their resistance, the outlook would improve considerably, technical analyst Lesley Beath says.

Trustees struggle to keep pace

27/09/2016 | 9:57 AM SMSF trustees and the rest of the industry will be hoping there are no more major surprises from the government or parliament, as they work to rebuild confidence in super.

What you need to know about listed investment companies

26/09/2016 | 9:57 AM While listed investment companies carry many benefits, investors should be aware of their various complexities in order to make an informed decision regarding their merit and suitability.

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Stock Stories

26/09/2016 | 12:41 PM  While listed investment companies carry many benefits, investors should be aware of their various complexities in order to make an informed decision regarding their merit and suitability.

23/09/2016 | 9:04 AM  The US Federal Open Market Committee's decision to leave rates unchanged is a missed opportunity, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

21/09/2016 | 12:34 PM  Quality gold stocks can play a valuable diversification role in an Australian equity portfolio as investors navigate uncharted global economic conditions.

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Fund Stories

26/09/2016 | 9:54 AM  Observers have noted that owning a bond with a negative yield is akin to paying someone else to hold your money, but how?

23/09/2016 | 9:10 AM  China's difficulties in modernising its economy are only more apparent now that its debt pile has risen to what would be crisis levels in other countries.

22/09/2016 | 8:28 AM  Romina Graiver, who heads up emerging market equities for fund manager William Blair, believes these could be a good fit for your portfolio--and here's why.

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ETF Stories

08/08/2016 | 3:14 PM  In this edition of ETF Investor, Morningstar examines several ETFs that have displayed portfolio turnover quirks, and explores what that may mean for investors.

08/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  Due to markets going through cycles of "style rotation," fundamental-indexing strategies have tended to outperform traditional value indexing approaches historically, according to BetaShares.

05/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  While the Brexit drama could play out for some time to come as the UK government negotiates the terms of its departure from the EU, there are plenty of "safe havens" for Australian investors.

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SMSF Stories

27/09/2016 | 9:56 AM  SMSF trustees and the rest of the industry will be hoping there are no more major surprises from the government or parliament, as they work to rebuild confidence in super.

26/09/2016 | 8:12 AM  Michael Hallinan of Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers explains under what circumstances it would be acceptable for an SMSF to acquire business premises.

22/09/2016 | 1:17 PM  Ensuring your pension withdrawals allow for longevity risk, contribution caps and market performance variables can be a delicate balancing act.

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As of 27/09/2016 09:43 PM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* -25.4 -0.5 5,494
ASX200* -25.5 -0.5 5,406
NZ50 -12.0 -0.2 7,253
DJI -166.6 -0.9 18,095
FTSE100 -14.7 -0.2 6,803
Nikkei225 139.4 0.8 16,684
HKSE 254.0 1.1 23,572
Shanghai 17.7 0.6 2,998
CAC -24.3 -0.6 4,384
DAX -89.4 -0.9 10,304

ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
GXY Galaxy Resources Limited 0.32 6.67
HFR Highfield Resources Limited 1.28 5.79
TFC TFS Corporation Limited 1.495 4.18
SBM St Barbara Limited 3.10 4.03
CWP Cedar Woods Properties Limited 4.98 3.97
IGO Independence Group NL 4.25 3.91
PRU Perseus Mining Limited 0.535 3.88
WEB Webjet Limited 11.32 3.10
DCN Dacian Gold Limited 3.35 3.08
NUF Nufarm Limited 9.41 2.73
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
OGC OceanaGold Corporation 4.35 -8.23
MNS Magnis Resources Limited 0.84 -7.69
SGF Sg Fleet Group Limited 4.11 -5.30
IFN Infigen Energy 0.765 -4.97
MPL Medibank Private Limited 2.41 -3.98
BSL BlueScope Steel Limited 7.63 -3.66
ALQ ALS Limited 5.68 -3.24
DNA Donaco International Limited 0.46 -3.16
WHC Whitehaven Coal Limited 2.50 -3.10
ILU Iluka Resources Limited 6.28 -3.09
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