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Steady hand on the tiller or captain of a rudderless ship?

20/01/2017 | 3:05 PM The quality of a company's leadership team is a key determinant of its success, and analysis of senior executives should form an important part of your investment decision-making process.

The world awaits Trump; Catching up with Ian

20/01/2017 | 8:55 AM Brexit, elections in the European Union, and the clash between globalisation and protectionism is sure to make 2017 interesting, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

How to beat the market noise

20/01/2017 | 8:08 AM 2017 has the potential to cause more political and stock-market upsets than the past 12 months, so how can investors avoid making mistakes amid the noise?

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20/01/2017 | 8:08 AM  Brexit, elections in the European Union, and the clash between globalisation and protectionism is sure to make 2017 interesting, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

19/01/2017 | 4:02 PM  While the Commonwealth Bank may continue to benefit from the halo effect of the surprise US election result, several factors could cap the big bank's run.

18/01/2017 | 4:02 PM  There is more short-term upside in global equity markets and there are some undervalued sectors of the Australian bourse which are providing longer-term opportunities for investors.

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Fund Stories

17/01/2017 | 8:11 AM  The Wharton School's Jeremy Siegel and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Patrick Harker discuss what lies ahead as the Trump administration assumes office this month.

17/01/2017 | 8:07 AM  The worst is yet to come for traditional fixed-income investors, warns JPMorgan's Bill Eigen. When a bull market persists for multiple decades, it jades people's thinking.

16/01/2017 | 2:32 PM  Shares in consumer staples, utilities and non-bank financial sectors are most attractive in 2017, according to the chief investment officer of Legg Mason-owned fund manager Martin Currie.

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ETF Stories

20/12/2016 | 5:33 PM  While markets have gone into fantasy mode since the US presidential election, gold has tumbled even as stocks, the US dollar, copper and interest rates have climbed substantially.

13/12/2016 | 9:25 AM  The Australian ETF market witnessed good growth and increased sophistication in 2016, and is expected to reach a market capitalisation of over $30 billion in 2017.

05/12/2016 | 8:11 AM  As significant geopolitical and economic events will continue to contribute to ongoing US market volatility, investors need to consider those companies with strong competitive advantages.

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SMSF Stories

18/01/2017 | 8:01 AM  Whether a trust is a fixed trust or not has significant taxation implications for SMSFs, as Michael Hallinan of Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers explains.

16/01/2017 | 8:09 AM  While there are undeniable benefits to international investing, it's important to consider how offshore investments fit with investors' goals, risk tolerance, timeframe, and portfolio.

10/01/2017 | 8:01 AM  With the 1 January 2017 assets test changes now in effect, it is important retirees who may be over the new cut-off understand the implications on their age pension entitlements.

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S&P/ASX All Ordinaries
As of 22/01/2017 12:23 PM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* -35.7 -0.6 5,710
ASX200* -37.4 -0.7 5,655
NZ50 -13.9 -0.2 7,048
DJI 94.9 0.5 19,827
FTSE100 -10.0 -0.1 7,198
Nikkei225 65.7 0.3 19,138
HKSE -164.1 -0.7 22,886
Shanghai 21.8 0.7 3,123
CAC 9.5 0.2 4,851
DAX 33.2 0.3 11,630

ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
PLS Pilbara Minerals Limited 0.56 7.69
IFN Infigen Energy 1.00 7.53
PRU Perseus Mining Limited 0.425 4.94
EWC Energy World Corporation Ltd 0.34 4.62
GXY Galaxy Resources Limited 0.625 4.17
SDA Speedcast International Limited 3.60 3.75
MLX Metals X Limited 0.71 3.65
PDN Paladin Energy Ltd 0.087 3.57
DRM Doray Minerals Limited 0.465 3.33
EQT Equity Trustees Limited 18.86 3.23
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
SGM Sims Metal Management Limited 12.17 -5.66
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas Limited 0.87 -4.92
S32 South32 Limited 2.66 -4.32
AHY Asaleo Care Limited 1.37 -4.20
CIM CIMIC Group Limited 34.37 -4.05
IPD ImpediMed Limited 0.81 -3.57
RCR RCR Tomlinson Limited 2.75 -3.51
RCG RCG Corporation Limited 1.39 -3.47
SYR Syrah Resources Limited 3.35 -3.46
SVW Seven Group Holdings Limited 7.29 -3.44
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