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Relapse in iron ore rally inevitable

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 06 May 2016

While the iron ore price has bounced back in recent times there is still more pain to come for the smaller iron ore miners, who still face burgeoning supply and an ongoing focus on cost reduction, which will push some out of the higher-cost producers out of the industry

Reflections on an asset class

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 21 Apr 2017

The economic data and sentiment indicators--in most parts of the world--continue to suggest a renewed expansion phase for the global economy

Rebalancing appears to be broadening

Author: Paul Bloxham
Date: 28 Oct 2013

Australia's economic growth is showing more signs of rebalancing

Ramsay's profit up 19pc, Qantas beats guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Ramsay Health Care (RHC)

Ramsay books banner result

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Ramsay Health Care (RHC)

Quantifying the impact of assets test changes on your retirement

Author: Accurium
Date: 10 Jan 2017

It is also important for all retirees to review their spending plans in light of how these changes impact their retirement over the longer term

QBE: About that turnaround

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Mar 2015

In November 2014, a prolific stock analyst upgraded QBE Insurance (QBE)

Qantas profit falls 7.5pc but beats guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Feb 2017

Statutory earnings per share stood at 27.3 cents for the half, the airline said in a statement to the ASX on Thursday

Qantas posts $2.8bn loss, Ramsay beats forecast

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 28 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Ramsay Health Care

Putting trust in listed property

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 18 Sep 2015

The recent share-market turmoil has highlighted that equities are a risky investment

Protecting SMSFs against elderly financial abuse

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 23 May 2017

An Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiry has drawn attention to the growing issue of elder abuse in society, including in financial matters

Prospects in Turnbull's innovation push

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Oct 2015

Volatility is one of the most distinguishing features of our times, according to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and can be seen in everything from share markets to the "rapid disruption" taking place within the technology sector

Prospecting for greater cash returns

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
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

Pros and cons of income-generating strategies in retirement

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 10 Dec 2015

Retirees often obsess about generating income from their portfolios, conflating their need to replace the income they once earned from their salaries with a need to invest their whole portfolios in income-producing securities

Profit dives but BHP pays dividend

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Aug 2015

BHP Billiton (BHP) announced a net profit of US$1.9 billion for fiscal 2015, down 86 per cent on the prior year

Pre-retirement trustees have most to lose from proposed super changes

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 17 Oct 2016

The study used a sample of 14,351 SMSF funds provided to the SMSF Association by BGL Corporate Solutions, an SMSF software and administration provider

Policymakers ponder "helicopter money"

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 27 Jun 2016

In Denmark, where interest rates have been negative the longest, businesses and consumers are saving more than they did before 2012

PIMCO's forecast for stocks and bonds

Author: Holly Cook
Date: 25 May 2015

"There's no recession on the horizon," said bond giant PIMCO's Mihir Worah at the recent Morningstar Investment Conference in the UK, referring to the developed economies and other major economies including India and China

PIMCO chief to step down

Author: Eric Jacobson
Date: 22 Jan 2014

PIMCO has announced that chief executive and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian will be stepping down from those roles and departing PIMCO in mid-March 2014

Peter Warnes' magnificent 7

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Apr 2014

Subscribers to Huntleys' Your Money Weekly will know that Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes is not afraid to tell it how he sees it

Perpetual named Fund Manager of the Year

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Mar 2014

Perpetual Investments has been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014

Penalty tax on super abolished: What now?

Author: Andrew Yee
Date: 17 Jul 2014

The Federal Budget changes to the taxing of excess super contributions are welcome

Pause for thought on alternative investments

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Their portfolios could therefore benefit from a greater allocation to alternative investments, which can help to improve risk-adjusted returns, according to Craig Stanford, head of alternative investments at Ibbotson Associates

Patience over exuberance

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 17 May 2017

Our outlook remains cautious across several dimensions

OZ Minerals posts positive yet underwhelming result

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 Aug 2016

Australian copper and gold miner OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL) on Wednesday reported $55 million in first-half fiscal 2016 profits, adjusted for one-off items relating to legal proceedings brought against it by former Zinifex shareholders, up from $52 million reported in the same period in 2015.

Overcoming contribution cap confusion

Author: Kathy Evans
Date: 15 Sep 2015

The last change in superannuation contribution caps came into effect more than a year ago, on 1 July 2014 to be precise

Outlook delicately balanced but strong buffers support housing market

Author: David Ellis
Date: 07 Apr 2017

Record high gross household debt levels, terrible housing affordability, low wage growth and rising borrowing costs, regardless of changes in the RBA's official cash rate, are headwinds to stronger economic growth in Australia

Origin books $1.68bn LNG-linked loss for 1H17

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Feb 2017

This is largely attributed to a post-tax $1.9 billon impairment, relating to a $1 billion carrying value reduction of Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), in which Origin (ASX: ORG) holds a 37 per cent stake

Opportunities for stock picking in Japan

Author: William Davies
Date: 27 May 2013

Quantitative easing (QE) has been credited with sparking one of Japan's strongest rallies in decades

Oil's slide and investing conditions

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 18 Dec 2014

On what has been the biggest driver in the slide in oil prices ..

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