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Are IPOs suited to all investors?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Oct 2013

Many investors have been excited about the strong pipeline of companies that are planning to float this year

Further corrective activity likely

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Oct 2014

Overview

ANZ boasts bumper profit, dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Oct 2013

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Tuesday announced an 11 per cent rise in cash profit before one-off items to $6.5 billion for the financial year ended September 2013, beating both Morningstar's and the market's expectations

Have IPOs really underperformed?

Author: Anthony Serhan
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Australian share market should be one of the shining lights of our retirement system

3 bad reasons to sell a fund

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 08 Oct 2014

The decision about whether to sell a fund is usually not clear-cut, even in hindsight

Brace for a bit of volatility

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Sep 2014

Overview

4 top US-dollar stock opportunities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Dec 2014

A recent UBS report notes that the continued weakness of the Australian dollar has helped the market marginally in local currency terms, despite earnings leverage to date having been "relatively muted"

Telstra may begin to stabilise

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Jul 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Looking beyond the BRIC wall

Author: Jemima Joseph
Date: 14 May 2013

First coined by Goldman Sachs in 2001, the acronym "BRIC" - standing for Brazil, Russia, India and China - has become a shorthand way of describing the economic power shift from the developed to the developing world in the past decade

China's slowing growth good for investors

Author: Gary Greenberg
Date: 21 Oct 2014

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, the future of emerging-market growth has been in doubt

Keeping faith in Metcash

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Sep 2013

At its annual general meeting in late August, Metcash Limited (MTS) said it is expecting a fall in underlying earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year to April 2014 in the high single digits

Bond managers can adapt

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Adaptation is tantamount to survival in the physical world

2 top mid-cap stock picks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Apr 2014

The Ausbil Australian Emerging Leaders Fund [10601] is a concentrated portfolio of mid and small-cap Australian shares that aims to outperform its benchmark over the medium to long term

Developing an investment strategy that works

Author: Edward Smith
Date: 27 Jun 2013

The ongoing discussion about investment strategies and the need for investors to ignore market volatility tends to assume every investor has a strategy, but some may still require help in developing them

13 common investing myths

Author: Shane Oliver
Date: 01 Apr 2014

The increasingly complex nature of investment markets leads many to adopt simple rules of thumb often based on common sense when making investment decisions

4 top economic transition stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 May 2014

Australia's fading mining boom was the dominate theme in this year's federal budget, with the government no longer able to rely on solid revenue from a once-prosperous resources sector

ANZ's momentum solid, Santos slips

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)

Don't be a pig, Gross says

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 10 Feb 2014

"In days of old, when knights were bold and ladies most beholden, straw seemed like silk, and water, milk and silver almost golden." Not so sure about that limerick - it was probably a cruel world, those days of old

Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 15 Apr 2014

To read the latest Economic Update please click here

PIMCO chief to step down

Author: Eric Jacobson
Date: 22 Jan 2014

PIMCO has announced that chief executive and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian will be stepping down from those roles and departing PIMCO in mid-March 2014

Potential reversal point?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Nov 2014

Overview

9 key risks to your investments

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 22 Sep 2014

The risk/reward principle is among the most central tenets of investing

Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 15 Oct 2014

To read the latest Economic update please click here .

AXA merger drives AMP wealth business growth

Author: Aleks Vickovich
Date: 10 May 2013

Benefits flowing from the merger with AXA account for the increased cash flows reported by AMP Limited's (AMP) wealth management and retail platform businesses, says AMP chief executive and managing director Craig Dunn

Risk remains to the downside

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 May 2014

Overview

Heavily weighted to deeper pullback

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Economic update

Author: Julian Robertson and Donal Curtin
Date: 25 Jul 2013

Themes that ran through May continued into June as world and local equity markets had a difficult month, particularly until 24 June

Resources still the key

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Sep 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Going beyond the cost debate in SMSFs

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 31 Oct 2013

There is increasing debate in the industry around what minimum balance should be required in order to make a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) effective

Alumina shares up despite Alcoa loss

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 09 Jul 2013

Alumina shares were up $3.50, or 3.5 per cent, at $1.035 at noon AEST

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