Articles from: Budget shortfall points to weaker economy to No time for complacency
Date: 16 May 2013
A huge revenue shortfall and a less optimistic timetable for a return to surplus may indicate an acceptance that our economy is weaker than it has been in the past, according to leading economists
Date: 04 Jun 2013
Family trusts are still an attractive approach for those looking to build wealth in a tax-effective investment vehicle other than superannuation, despite the ongoing changes to the rules governing such trusts
Date: 29 Jan 2014
The case for a recovery in the Australian retail sector in 2014 is building momentum, according to analysts at UBS
Date: 31 Oct 2014
Macquarie Group (MQG) on Friday announced a net profit of $678 million for the half year ended 30 September 2014, up 35 per cent on the same half in the previous year
Date: 31 Oct 2013
National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced a 9.3 per cent rise in cash earnings before one-off items for the financial year ended September 2013 to $5.94 billion, as a result of higher earnings from all banking businesses and a fall in bad debts
Date: 30 Jun 2014
Morningstar recently launched its stewardship ratings for Australian and New Zealand stocks, which assess a company's stewardship of shareholder capital as either being exemplary, standard or poor
Date: 09 May 2013
Investors who remain cautious on emerging markets are missing long-term growth opportunities, according to Capital Group
Date: 06 Feb 2014
Click here to download the Market Index Returns table for January 2014.
Date: 29 May 2013
The biggest challenge in the current market is finding assets that are undervalued, according to MLC senior investment strategist Michael Karagianis
Date: 04 Jun 2013
In a move flagged in the May Budget announcement, the government has taken steps to address a "dividend washing" loophole, with changes to take effect from 1 July
Date: 28 Oct 2014
Whether it's the Dutch tulip craze of the 17th century, the dotcom mania of the late 1990s or the rush into real estate in the US in the early to mid-2000s, there is no shortage of examples of investors behaving irrationally
Date: 11 Jun 2013
Given that Orica Limited (ORI) and Incitec Pivot (IPL) operate both as a local duopoly and as a substantial part of a global oligopoly, the attractiveness of these Australian explosives makers as investments is perfectly understandable.
Date: 22 Oct 2013
For the first time in five years, this week I met a man who is cautiously optimistic about Europe, and in particular small businesses on the continent
Date: 20 May 2013
May 2013: A daring experiment is under way in the world's second-biggest modern economy
Date: 15 Aug 2013
Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)
Date: 01 Nov 2013
Macquarie Group (MQG) on Friday announced a net profit of $501 million for the half year to the end of September 2013, up 39 per cent on the same period in the previous year
Date: 10 Mar 2014
Boutique global fixed-income manager Bentham Asset Management was recently named the winner in the Fixed-Interest Category at the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014
Date: 21 Aug 2013
Companies covered in this report: • Suncorp Group (SUN)
Date: 06 Sep 2013
The Australian federal election will take place this Saturday, 7 September, with the country voting on all 150 seats of the House of Representatives and half the seats of the 76 seat Senate – both of which are involved in the legislative process
Date: 17 Dec 2013
After having written three articles on the behaviour and psychology of the market and stock investing, let's turn to some of the traditional tools used by investors in assessing equity investments
Date: 07 Apr 2014
Date: 04 Sep 2014
There has been ample analysis of the macroeconomic consequences of the terms-of-trade (ToT) shock that Australia has undergone as the resources investment boom has tapered
Date: 01 Jul 2014
Date: 05 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
Date: 07 Apr 2014
Date: 02 Dec 2013
A recent presentation by NovaPort Capital's Sinclair Currie and Alex Milton, the principals and co-portfolio managers of the NovaPort Smaller Companies Fund  , revealed some interesting insights into their high-conviction stock-picking philosophy
Date: 15 Nov 2013
An article published by Morningstar earlier this week, 4 common portfolio mistakes , looked closely at some of the typical pitfalls encountered by the everyday investor
Date: 10 Dec 2013
Well, the third plenary session in China has come and gone without much fanfare - apart from the odd comment here and there about China's removal of its one child policy
Date: 22 Jul 2014
Date: 28 May 2013
The rush for the exit doors in commodity-exposed stocks intensified during April
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