Articles from: Here are the earnings season standouts and disappointments to 3 good reasons to have an SMSF
Date: 14 Sep 2016
Amid subdued expectations, which were the biggest winners and losers? Morningstar's head of equities research, Peter Warnes, said the 2016 season "was reasonable and a little better than generally expected" under the circumstances.
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Flight Centre's (ASX: FLT) underlying net profit before one-off items for fiscal 2016 dipped 3.8 per cent to $246.7 million, the travel agency operator said on Thursday
Date: 17 Aug 2016
QBE Insurance (ASX: QBE) on Wednesday announced a 39 per cent fall in cash profit to US$287 million for the half year ended 30 June 2016, but managed to raise its dividend by 5 per cent as strong cash generation offset the effects of challenging economic conditions
Date: 24 May 2013
AllianceBernstein has warned investors that the concept of volatility may be inadequate to predict and employ the correct strategies in the current market
Date: 02 Aug 2016
Operating cash flows before interest and tax stood at $274.7 million for fiscal 2016
Date: 07 Sep 2016
When deciding whether or not to dip into emerging market funds, timing actually means very little, according to Jeff Johnson, head of investment strategy at index fund manager Vanguard
Date: 14 Jan 2014
Unsurprisingly, in a revenue-constrained economy with a persistent government fiscal deficit, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) plans to conduct more tax compliance reviews and audits this year
Date: 02 Apr 2015
The bucket strategy for retirement income appears to be a model of simplicity, at least on the surface
Date: 11 Sep 2014
The investment industry, like most other industries, has developed its own terms to describe its methods, processes and offerings
Date: 20 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
Date: 04 Dec 2014
In his 1994 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett noted that: "Over time, the skill with which a company's managers allocate capital has an enormous impact on the enterprise's value." We couldn't agree more
Date: 27 Sep 2013
Australian listed investment companies (LICs) stand alongside the big banks and Telstra (TLS) when it comes to delivering stellar income returns for investors
Date: 01 May 2014
Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Thursday announced an 11 per cent rise in cash earnings -- a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big banks -- to $3.5 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2014
Date: 11 Aug 2014
Click here to download the Market Index Returns table for July 2014.
Date: 14 Aug 2014
Goodman Group (GMG) on Thursday announced a 10 per cent increase in full-year operating profit to $601 million
Date: 02 Jun 2014
Former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Ian Macfarlane gave his insights into the changing role of central banks across the globe at the opening session of the 2014 Morningstar Investment Conference and went on to detail some of the major macroeconomic issues facing the world today
Date: 06 Jun 2014
1) Take advantage of income splitting Couples should consider making investments in the name of the lower-earning spouse to minimise the tax payable on income distributions and capital gains, although this may not be the best approach for negatively geared investments.
Date: 17 Jun 2014
As the end of the 2014 financial year fast approaches, an look at the Australian small-cap space can reveal a number of interesting companies that not only have attractive earnings prospects heading into fiscal 2015 and beyond, but which are reasonably priced relative to the market
Date: 12 Jul 2013
It's probably safe to say that Australia has completed an unprecedented 22 years of unbroken economic growth, even though the June quarter national accounts aren't released until September
Date: 16 Oct 2014
Hands up those people who watched the season finale of The Block ? For those who are not aficionados of popular culture, The Block is a reality show about five couples who are tasked with transforming a dilapidated block of units into stunning, liveable apartments.
Date: 31 May 2013
The government has abandoned proposed off-market related party transfer amendments, which the SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA) claims would have forced costly compliance conditions on self-managed super funds (SMSFs) buying or selling assets to or from related parties
Date: 12 Feb 2014
Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Date: 01 Jul 2013
In a recent article , a handful of ASX-listed companies that are poised to benefit from the recent fall in the Australian dollar were examined
Date: 28 Nov 2014
There was a great deal of fanfare around the debut of Medibank Private (MPL) on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) this week, with Medibank chief executive George Savvides and Finance Minister Mattias Cormann ringing the bell upon its listing
Date: 29 Aug 2014
Telstra's (TLS) $1-billion off-market buyback was met with much enthusiasm by the market and shareholders
Date: 22 May 2013
The private sector is more than capable of providing the capital required to back a thriving annuities market, according to Challenger Life chief executive Richard Howes
Date: 01 Nov 2013
Two of Australia's major banks reported solid profit results this week
Date: 08 Jul 2014
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) chief executive Gail Kelly recently announced the establishment of the largest private scholarship program in Australia's history
Date: 29 Apr 2014
Last week it was announced that Australia's consumer price index (CPI), the country's main measure of inflation, rose by 0.6 per cent in the March quarter
Date: 17 Mar 2014
Nicholas Grove is a Morningstar journalist
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