Articles from: ASIC targets "capital-protected" retail products to Dark cloud on the horizon
Date: 02 May 2013
The regulator is currently contacting providers of "capital-protected" retail structured products with concerns about the way the products are being marketed to consumers
Date: 13 May 2016
Last year, the big question in the financial media was which company's shares would hit $100 first: CSL's (CSL) , Commonwealth Bank's (CBA) or Macquarie Group's (MQG) ? As this headline asked last May: "Will Macquarie beat Commonwealth Bank to $100?" Shortly after, this headline appeared: "Cochlear, Macquarie Bank race to the $100 share price mark."
Date: 26 Jun 2013
This time last year, Ibbotson Associations (a Morningstar company), published an upbeat assessment of the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector
Date: 15 Aug 2016
National Australia Bank (ASX: NAB) on Monday announced unaudited cash earnings of $1.6 billion for the third quarter to the end of June, down around 3 per cent on both the quarterly average of the March 2016 half-year result and the same quarter in the prior year, as both funding costs and charges for bad debts increased
Date: 28 Oct 2016
As Australia's population ages, more of us will pass away due to dementia
Date: 24 Jan 2017
In November 2009, Greece ignited the Eurozone debt crisis when the incoming socialist government revealed the previous conservative regime had lied about government finances to the extent that the true budget deficit was 13 per cent of GDP, not 4 per cent
Date: 19 Oct 2016
Over the last couple of years, the small-cap market has remained pretty stable with good growth and a high degree of certainty
Date: 19 Mar 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2016
A strong performance at the checkout helped Wesfarmers Limited (WES) lift profits in the December half, offsetting weaker earnings in its industrials and resources divisions
Date: 15 Jun 2016
Some financial advisers have been recommending strategies to clients to boost their tax refunds, but two planners offer some words of caution
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: 01 Feb 2017
The Australian ETF market had another year of rapid growth, expanding to $25.4 billion in 2016, from $21 billion in 2015
Date: 14 Jul 2016
That is not to say that Monopoly can illuminate all of the problems of our current economic stagnation
Date: 06 Jan 2017
Australian wealth topped fresh levels in the September 2016 quarter, with most wealth held in property, but a rise in the share market also helped to propel household net wealth higher
Date: 13 Feb 2017
Aurizon Holdings (ASX: AZJ) recorded $54 million in statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) for the first half of fiscal 2017 (1H17)--a return to positive territory after its $108-million statutory loss in the same period last year
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: 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: 11 Feb 2016
"It's quality, rather than quantity, that matters." The quote may sound like a tag line from a 1950's advertisement, but surprisingly it comes from Roman Emperor Nero's tutor and adviser, Lucius Seneca.
Date: 04 Jan 2017
Incoming US president Donald Trump's policies may be less of a threat to the Asian bond and equity markets in 2017 than many people think, according to global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB)
Date: 15 Aug 2016
Its dividend payout for the year was 1.2 per cent higher on fiscal 2015, with a 23.5 US cents a share second-half dividend bringing the annual total dividend to 43.5 US cents, to be paid on 8 September 2016
Date: 18 Aug 2016
Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) on Thursday announced an underlying profit from continuing operations of $354 million for fiscal 2016, down 41 per cent on the previous year and below Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $364 million
Date: 21 Dec 2016
Earlier this week, Morningstar Australasia released its latest list of fund prospects
Date: 17 Aug 2016
Revenue grew to $5.05 billion, 20 per cent up on fiscal 2015's $4.2 billion result, and a dividend (30 per cent franked) of 74 cents a share was announced
Date: 20 Jul 2016
With Britain's vote to leave the European Union a surprise to many investors, UK bank stocks fell, but Italian bank stocks also collapsed
Date: 17 Mar 2015
One of the many benefits of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for investors is their tradability
Date: 10 Jun 2014
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: 30 May 2013
According to new research by CoreData, self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are heavily invested in Australian equities, although their allocation varies considerably depending on whether they are self-managed or have an adviser
Date: 22 Aug 2016
BlueScope Steel (ASX: BSL) on Monday reported $293.1 million in underlying net profit after tax, up 119 per cent on fiscal 2015 and its best earnings result since fiscal 2008.
Date: 08 Jul 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
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