Articles from: Tabcorp, Tatts announce $11.3bn merger to Here's 4 ways you can be too conservative in retirement planning
Date: 19 Oct 2016
Tabcorp (ASX: TAH) and Tatts Group (ASX: TTS) on Wednesday said they will merge to create a gambling group worth around $11.3 billion, marking the second such attempt at a tie-up in less than 12 months
Date: 04 Nov 2016
Australia's tourism and leisure sector holds good opportunities for investors, buoyed by the continuing influx of international visitors--particularly from China--amid a softening Australian currency and increasingly positive US economic figures.
Date: 03 Nov 2016
September was a mixed month in financial markets
Date: 31 Oct 2016
The Australian share market starred last week
Date: 27 Oct 2016
National Australia Bank's (ASX: NAB) fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big four Australian banks which strips out one-off items--rose 4.2 per cent to $6.48 billion
Date: 21 Oct 2016
On the face of it, there's not a lot to link the management of an investment portfolio with preventing the River Test in Hampshire from bursting its banks or averting the collapse of a key bridge in Sierra Leone
Date: 17 Oct 2016
In a statement to the ASX, the company said it believed Crown's executive vice president VIP International, Jason O'Connor, was one of 18 Crown employees that had been detained by Chinese authorities
Date: 27 Sep 2016
It was yet another relatively quiet week for the US equity market
Date: 10 Nov 2016
The Australian share market is trading at a premium to historical levels and is not yet in bargain territory, though the telecommunication and healthcare sectors may represent some value, says Morningstar's head of equities research Peter Warnes
Date: 04 Nov 2016
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Date: 14 Oct 2016
In our industry, it rarely seems that common sense prevails
Date: 01 Nov 2016
By 2050 the world's population is projected to reach 9.7 billion, up from 7.4 billion today
Date: 17 Nov 2016
However, when does helping your children become detrimental to your own retirement plans? The answer is in almost every case because most people are doing it the wrong way.
Date: 21 Nov 2016
After the ups and downs associated with the US election, equity markets had a relatively quiet time last week
Date: 14 Nov 2016
Investors can be strange animals
Date: 25 Nov 2016
There is a compliance/legal path to follow and this article outlines key points along that path
Date: 16 Nov 2016
Date: 14 Nov 2016
After a heated and controversial presidential race, Donald Trump has come out as victor
Date: 23 Nov 2016
Investors have generally been "risk on" since Donald Trump's victory on 8 November
Date: 22 Nov 2016
Italy's populist forces scored their biggest success so far in 2016 when candidates for the Five Star Movement were elected mayors of Rome and Turin in June
Date: 29 Nov 2016
It was a "nice" week
Date: 05 Dec 2016
Following Donald Trump's election victory in the US, bond yields finally started rising across the globe after being at record low levels for a long time
Date: 09 Dec 2016
The combination of Australia's ageing demographics, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing healthcare costs mean Medibank Private (ASX: MPL) and NIB (ASX: NHF) remain attractive value stocks
Date: 12 Dec 2016
Much has been made of late about how the current low-return environment could have long-lasting consequences, with retirees warned to prepare for future returns lower than historic averages
Date: 14 Dec 2016
The US financial and healthcare sectors are particularly attractive, while Australian equity markets are insufficiently diversified, according to BlackRock executives Belinda Boa and Steve Miller
Date: 19 Dec 2016
You may have seen news coverage earlier in 2016 about the "Women and SMSFs Report," jointly released by the Commonwealth Bank and the SMSF Association, indicating that more than half of SMSF members do not have an up-to-date will or a succession plan
Date: 16 Dec 2016
The report notes that, looking to 2017, we are living in a higher-risk world.
Date: 08 Dec 2016
This week's TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) annual general meeting reiterated management's previous earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) outlook for fiscal 2017, but concerns about the revenue effect of NBN have increased
Date: 16 Dec 2016
There is no obligation on a company to appoint a company secretary
Date: 20 Dec 2016
When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto
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