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Weighing up the cash options

21/08/2017 | 8:33 AM With SMSFs investing around one-quarter of their assets in cash, and with some retail investors holding much more, it's worth examining the returns on different cash investments.

5 things to know before you invest in ETFs

21/08/2017 | 8:33 AM As an increasing number of less experienced investors turn to ETFs as a starting point for their portfolios, it helps to know the basics, BetaShares says.

Cochlear shares soar after dividend boost

17/08/2017 | 8:33 AM Shares in Cochlear have soared after the hearing implant maker lifted its final dividend and forecast profit growth in the year ahead.

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US Market Barometer

S&P/ASX All Ordinaries
As of 21/08/2017 10:41 AM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* -34.4 -0.6 5,764
ASX200* -37.0 -0.6 5,710
NZ50 -11.3 -0.1 7,862
DJI -76.2 -0.4 21,675
FTSE100 -63.9 -0.9 7,324
Nikkei225 -21.6 -0.1 19,449
HKSE 0.0 0.0 27,048
Shanghai 0.3 0.0 3,269
CAC -32.7 -0.6 5,114
DAX -38.3 -0.3 12,165

ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
BPT Beach Energy Limited 0.655 5.65
CDD Cardno Limited 1.22 5.17
GEM G8 Education Limited 3.89 4.29
FMG Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 5.72 4.00
MGC MG Unit Trust 0.66 3.94
GNC Graincorp Limited 8.82 2.68
SXY Senex Energy Limited 0.265 1.92
SIG Sigma Healthcare Limited 0.825 1.85
ABP Abacus Property Group 3.51 1.74
SSM Service Stream Limited 1.49 1.71
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
NHF NIB Holdings Limited 5.66 -6.45
IDR Industria REIT 2.41 -5.49
MVF Monash IVF Group Limited 1.59 -4.79
HFR Highfield Resources Limited 0.85 -4.49
HSN Hansen Technologies Limited 3.63 -3.97
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