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Govt proceeds with dividend washing action

Author: Chris Kennedy
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

4 investment mistakes to avoid

Author: Christopher Davis
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

Finally, investment opportunities in Europe

Author: Rodney Hobson
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

Will Abenomics work?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 20 May 2013

May 2013: A daring experiment is under way in the world's second-biggest modern economy

Wesfarmers makes $579m capital return

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)

Suncorp pays attractive dividends

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Suncorp Group (SUN)

Election outcome will bring certainty

Author: Paul Bloxham
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

How useful is fundamental analysis?

Author: Karl Siegling
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

Market Index Performance l March 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 07 Apr 2014

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

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