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Choosing quality Australian credit

Author: Tracy Chin and Aaditya Thakur
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

Prospect for topside break

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Overview

Eyes on the energy sector

Author: Regina Meani
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

Short-term risk is high

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 07 Apr 2014

Overview

3 stellar small-cap businesses

Author: Nicholas Grove
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 [9108] , revealed some interesting insights into their high-conviction stock-picking philosophy

4 key investment lessons

Author: Christine St Anne
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

China and the limits of growth

Author: Bart Dowling
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

Major stocks to have positive impact

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 22 Jul 2014

Overview

No time for complacency

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 28 May 2013

The rush for the exit doors in commodity-exposed stocks intensified during April

Awakening Japan

Author: Yu Zhang
Date: 09 Oct 2014

More than a year and a half has passed since Japan unveiled "Abenomics," its aggressive reflationary policy aimed at reinvigorating its stalled domestic economy

Emerging markets ready for growth

Author: Mark Mobius
Date: 11 Jun 2013

Some markets do appear to have a weak pulse right now, but any number of catalysts could act as a jump start

Aussie equities to tread water

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Can resources come to the party?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Jun 2014

Overview

6 stocks set to outperform in 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jan 2014

With many investors trying to find additional stocks to include in their portfolios for 2014, Invast Securities recently identified a number of "beaten-down" blue-chip companies the brokerage believes have the potential for a turnaround

More pain in store

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 28 Jan 2014

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

All Ords pushes towards resistance

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Jul 2014

Overview

Resources to lead next leg upward

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Dec 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

Orica sells chemicals unit for $750m

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Nov 2014

Orica Limited (ORI) on Wednesday said it has agreed to sell its chemicals business to global investment group Blackstone for $750 million

A case for Europe?

Author: Mark Burgess
Date: 09 Oct 2013

Despite there being much to consider over the past few months, we have made few changes to portfolios, largely leaving our overweighting to risk assets intact, and within equities and fixed income, our bias towards emerging markets

4 key investment themes

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 May 2014

"Investing on the front foot" was the big theme at this year's annual Morningstar Investment Conference, which brought together successful professional investors to tackle market and economic issues

Telstra set for a dividend bonanza?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 Jan 2014

Telstra (TLS) on Monday announced it was selling a 70 per cent stake in its Sensis directories business to US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity for $454 million

3 best ideas outside the banks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Oct 2013

The four major banks may play a dominant role in the financial system but Australia's financial services industry also encompasses a $1.4-trillion superannuation sector

5 blue chips of the future

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 Dec 2013

In a recent Morningstar article , a number of key contributors to the performance of the NovaPort Smaller Companies Fund [9108] and the investment approach of the managers behind the strategy were examined

Market Index Performance | November 2013

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Dec 2013

A special dividend from CBA?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Jul 2013

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is set to release its earnings results for fiscal 2013 in mid-August, being the only bank among Australia's "big four" with a financial year to the end of June.

Crisis and opportunity in emerging markets

Author: Bart Dowling
Date: 03 Sep 2013

Attempting to catch a falling knife is always a dangerous thing to do

4 reasons to like Woodside and Santos

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Apr 2014

Earlier this month, Morningstar assigned a narrow-moat rating to Santos Limited (STO) as a result of Australia's number two oil-and-gas company now possessing cost advantages on a number of fronts

Woolworths records strong sales

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Jul 2013

Australian supermarket giant Woolworths (WOW) on Tuesday announced a 4.7 per cent rise in sales from its Australian Food and Liquor division for the 2013 financial year, adjusted for the impact of a 53rd week of trading.

NAB sees solid quarter, Newcrest's profit above forecast

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • National Australia Bank

3 priorities for NAB's new chief

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Apr 2014

There will be no change in strategy for National Australia Bank (NAB) following the retirement of chief executive Cameron Clyne, according to Morningstar sector head of financials, infrastructure, insurance and property David Ellis

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