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Westpac posts flat 1H cash profit

4/05/2015 | 10:43 AM Australia's oldest bank delivers "slightly disappointing" half-year cash earnings but a 3 per cent dividend lift following derivative adjustments and a lower contribution from its Treasury operations.

Greek exit could be good for Europe

4/05/2015 | 8:16 AM The Eurozone can now afford a "Grexit" despite the implications for markets, according to the UK-based Argonaut Capital.

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Debunking the lump sum myth

1/05/2015 | 7:35 AM New data from Colonial First State and actuarial firm Rice Warner highlights a move by newly minted retirees away from a "lump sum" culture.

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4/05/2015 | 10:39 AM  Australia's oldest bank delivers "slightly disappointing" half-year cash earnings but a 3 per cent dividend lift following derivative adjustments and a lower contribution from its Treasury operations.

1/05/2015 | 8:19 AM  A major reason a question mark hangs over the future of second-tier iron-ore miners can be put down to poor allocation of free cash flow, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

24/04/2015 | 8:22 AM  The reforms necessary to help repair the Australian economy and lift productivity are unfortunately hostage to political theatre, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

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Fund Stories

4/05/2015 | 8:18 AM  The Eurozone can now afford a "Grexit" despite the implications for markets, according to the UK-based Argonaut Capital.

29/04/2015 | 7:36 AM  As a global rates and currencies strategist, Nikko Asset Management's Roger Bridges gives an insight into the investment implications of currency movements for portfolios.

28/04/2015 | 11:00 AM  With the Australian market at a six-year high it is difficult to seek value, but investors can still find quality companies at good prices, according to Morningstar's fund manager of the year.

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ETF Stories

30/04/2015 | 10:43 AM  In this issue of ETF Investor, we put the Australian industry in context by examining the global landscape.

31/03/2015 | 7:40 AM  While personal experience is a flawed teacher, investors can learn from history so they don't repeat the mistakes of past generations.

26/03/2015 | 8:14 AM  With myriad exchange-traded funds now on the market, it is important that investors choose the right one for their portfolio.

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SMSF Stories

1/05/2015 | 7:35 AM  New data from Colonial First State and actuarial firm Rice Warner highlights a move by newly minted retirees away from a "lump sum" culture.

30/04/2015 | 10:38 AM  Australia's foremost global investor Kerr Neilson identifies global drivers and those undervalued companies that are positioned for strong growth.

30/04/2015 | 7:43 AM  Australian Taxation Office statistics on the SMSF sector highlight some interesting trends that trustees can learn from.

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4/05/2015 10:43:09 AM

Westpac posts flat 1H cash profit

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Aristocrat lifts profit 10pc to $118m

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Orica sells chemicals unit for $750m

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James Hardie's 1H profit rises 7pc

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CBA records $2.3bn 1Q profit

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Westpac impresses with $7.6bn profit

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ANZ lifts cash profit, dividends
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S&P/ASX All Ordinaries
As of 04/05/2015 03:37 PM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* 12.0 0.2 5,811
ASX200* 8.0 0.1 5,822
NZ50 -30.3 -0.5 5,767
DJI 183.5 1.0 18,024
FTSE100 25.3 0.4 6,986
Nikkei225 11.6 0.1 19,532
HKSE 38.1 0.1 28,171
Shanghai 23.2 0.5 4,465
CAC 7.1 0.1 5,046
DAX 21.7 0.2 11,454

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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
MGX Mount Gibson Iron Limited 0.23 6.98
ARI Arrium Limited 0.1925 6.94
MTR Mantra Group Limited 3.88 5.43
REG Regis Healthcare Limited 5.87 5.20
OFX OzForex Group Limited 2.44 5.17
EVN Evolution Mining Limited 1.035 5.08
FAR Far Limited 0.105 5.00
IFN Infigen Energy 0.335 4.69
BDR Beadell Resources Limited 0.225 4.65
RSG Resolute Mining Limited 0.34 4.62
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
WOR WorleyParsons Limited 10.40 -9.17
MRM MMA Offshore Limited 0.685 -5.52
SEA Sundance Energy Australia Limited 0.018 -5.26
BRU Buru Energy Limited 0.515 -4.63
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas Limited 4.73 -3.47
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