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Emerging markets poised for growth

Author: David Semple
Date: 11 Sep 2014

The tide is turning for emerging markets, which we believe are poised to offer higher economic growth in the medium term, particularly as investors diversify away from their domestic economies and seek better earnings growth from emerging-markets economies

Telstra, dividends and growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 Oct 2014

"Putting investors first" was the opening theme at last week's Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

Discretionary stock opportunities?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 May 2013

Investors' concerns about the impact of recent warm weather on sales have seen Australian discretionary apparel retailers lag the broader share market over the past several weeks.

Misjudging Germany's might

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 20 Jan 2014

Following the grand coalition with the Social Democrat Party, Chancellor Angela Merkel will once more preside over Germany in a "grand coalition"

Wesfarmers, Woodside lift dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers Limited

Australia's ETF market: A year in review

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 05 Feb 2014

Last year was an exceptional year for the exchange-traded products (ETPs) market in Australia

Where to find the best Buys

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 31 May 2013

Investing in an overvalued market was a big theme that resonated throughout last week's Morningstar Investment Conference

10 top "smart-beta" stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 May 2014

Investors will have heard or read about "smart-beta" strategies and may have scratched their heads, wondering what they are actually all about

Gold miners may push higher

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Overview

Opportunities for stock picking in Japan

Author: William Davies
Date: 27 May 2013

Quantitative easing (QE) has been credited with sparking one of Japan's strongest rallies in decades

4 stocks linked to global growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Jun 2013

International equities were up more than 8 per cent last month, while Australian equities were down 4 per cent, according to the latest report from Morningstar

A healthy correction in emerging markets

Author: Scott Minerd
Date: 04 Feb 2014

The current rout in emerging markets is a healthy turn in the economic cycle

Origin's earnings slip, Asciano's in line

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Origin Energy

Brambles demerges from struggling Recall

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 02 Jul 2013

Brambles shareholders will receive new shares in Recall Holdings proportionate to their existing Brambles shareholding, while retaining their existing Brambles shares, the company said on Tuesday

Europe faces danger of deflation

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 28 Jan 2014

Greece, as is often the case, is a bellwether for all that is going wrong in Europe

Avoiding the portfolio potholes

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Nov 2014

It can take only one bad stock investment decision to bring down the value of an investment portfolio

The hunt for value

Author: Brook Sweeney
Date: 04 Jun 2014

This year's Morningstar Investment Conference asset allocation panel session discussed topics such as the direction of the Australian dollar, views on international equity markets, where the best investment opportunities are and the use of alternatives in portfolios

3 stocks favoured by SMSFs

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Sep 2013

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees are the fastest-growing clientele for stock analysis firm Skaffold

ANZ growth strategy on track

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Aug 2014

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Friday reported a nine-month cash profit of $5.2 billion, up 8 per cent on the same period in the previous year

3 reasons stay upbeat on a global recovery

Author: Stefan Hofrichter
Date: 09 Sep 2013

When investors return to their desks after the summer break, they will notice that several things have changed

3 global stocks to watch in 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Jan 2014

In its investment outlook for the first quarter of 2014, Saxo Bank head of equity strategy Peter Garnry emphasises the continuing importance of holding equities in the coming year, should investors wish to see any meaningful capital growth

NAB disappoints despite cash profit rise

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 May 2014

National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced an 8.5 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings to $3.15 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2014

Quality beyond the blue chips

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Nov 2013

Finding quality businesses was a major theme at the recent Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

Merkel's strategy for the euro

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 08 Jul 2013

No person is better placed to save the euro than the chancellor of Germany

Benefits and traps in using consensus forecasts

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Oct 2013

Each reporting season, the financial press is packed with news about whether or not company earnings have met analysts' consensus forecasts

2 top resources stock picks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Dec 2014

The federal government's woes were not the only items to dominate the headlines this week

Market volatility to continue

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 12 Aug 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Regina Meani 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 Jun 2013

Outlook for investment markets World and local equity markets had a difficult month, partly because the US Federal Reserve hinted it might start unwinding the bond buying that had kept bond yields very low, partly because shares had arguably risen too fast in earlier months, and partly on other grounds (Chinese growth, Japanese delivery of stimulus, Eurozone weakness)

Are companies too obsessed with growth?

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 23 Jan 2014

Infatuation with the stimulation of growth at any cost remained the theme of 2013

7 sins of investing

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Sep 2014

Years ago, James Montier, then with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, came out with a white paper titled Seven Sins of Fund Management that looked at how behavioural finance can affect the investment process

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