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Articles from: US market awakes from its slumber to Top Aussie stocks in infrastructure, education and agriculture

US market awakes from its slumber

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Nov 2016

The US market finally awoke from its slumber last week

US Federal Reserve faces headwinds

Author: Roger Bridges
Date: 07 Apr 2015

Since the March Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting, it is increasingly clear that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) believes the US economy is approaching a state where zero rates are no longer warranted

US election 2016: Sit tight, whatever the outcome

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Nov 2016

The most successful investment strategies are those played out over the long term--it's a common sentiment, but one that can be difficult to put into practice during periods of market volatility and events that provoke great uncertainty

US charts versus fundamentals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Jul 2016

Many years ago, some chartists simply locked themselves in a room and studied the price of certain stocks or indices

US businesses hold back on investing

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 10 Aug 2016

In the US in recent years, internet-based companies have invested countless billions of dollars to make the US the world leader in mobile broadband and other savvy technologies

Upward momentum on ASX could be unleashed

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 19 Jul 2016

As usual we will start with the US equity market

Upside ahead for Telstra?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Sep 2013

The newly elected Coalition government headed by Tony Abbott has pledged to scale back the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN), and Telstra (TLS) shareholders may be wondering what this means for their investment

Understanding the Morningstar Style Box

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Morningstar pioneered understanding of share funds' market-cap and investment style characteristics through the creation of the nine-square Style Box

Understanding the growing complexity of ETFs

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 08 Oct 2015

Australia's strategic-beta exchange-traded fund (ETF) market has continued to grow both in the number of products and the amount of assets, according to the latest research by Morningstar

Understanding opportunities in China

Author: PIMCO
Date: 19 May 2015

Why are investors increasingly focused on China? Eric Mogelof : It is no secret that China has become a critical part of the global economy

Uncovering disparities in small caps

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 28 Jul 2014

The S&P ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index ended the financial year up a casual 13 per cent

Two Chinas better than one

Author: Stuart Rae
Date: 08 Jan 2016

Investors seeking a balanced perspective on risk and opportunity in China should set aside outdated perceptions of the country as a manufacturing juggernaut and think of it instead as "two Chinas," global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB) said

Trustees: Don't breach your obligations

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 05 Apr 2016

Being in control of a superannuation fund does not come without responsibilities or obligations and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is now able to hit trustees where it hurts the most (their wallet!) if they forget this

Trustees struggle to keep pace

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 27 Sep 2016

Despite support for a belated backflip, more government tinkering with superannuation has left advisers, funds and self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees struggling to keep pace

Trust refuses to offer Equity Trustees due diligence

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 20 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) is refusing to offer due diligence to Equity Trustees (EQT) after reiterating its recommendation for Perpetual's (PPT) acquisition offer

Trust gives nod to "superior" Perpetual offer

Author: Staff Reporter
Date: 21 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) board has written to shareholders recommending they accept a takeover offer from Perpetual (PPT) that it says is superior to a revised offer from Equity Trustees (EQT) , while the competition watchdog is also keeping an eye on proceedings

Trump-led trading spike benefits ASX 1H17 result

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 17 Feb 2017

Group revenue for the market operator grew 2.8 per cent to $386 million in the six months to 31 December 2016, from $376 million a year earlier

Trump executive orders, US ructions to have muted Aussie equities impact

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Feb 2017

As Donald Trump's presidency nears the 30-day mark, amid persistent uncertainty and volatility in financial markets, an attempt to reverse the Dodd-Frank financial reforms could be next on the already long list of executive orders

Troubled times for super

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 01 Aug 2016

What might investors expect? Firstly, a look at what Treasurer Scott Morrison proposed in his pre-election budget:

Trouble keeping up with the political risks swirling in Europe?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Jul 2016

Few would have expected that within two years the Berlin Wall would collapse as a barrier and that communist regimes across eastern Europe would crumble

Trouble ahead: What's next for the Chinese economy?

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 22 Mar 2016

China's economy continues its decline, as reports earlier this month revealed that exports had their biggest monthly drop since May 2009

Treat market with caution

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 02 May 2016

Overview

Treasury Wine more than doubles earnings, ups dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 Feb 2017

Net profit and earnings per share (EPS) for the half year to 31 December 2016, including one-off items, stood at $136.2 million and 18.5 cents a share, respectively

Transurban's earnings, distribution in line

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Aug 2013

Toll-road operator Transurban Group (TCL) on Thursday announced a 5.6 per cent rise in proportional earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) to $828 million for the 2013 fiscal year

Transurban shows strength, Cochlear meets guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Transurban Group

Trans-Tasman super SMSF requests denied

Author: Chris Kennedy
Date: 03 Jun 2013

The government has finalised details of trans-Tasman super portability arrangements, with several industry requests around the scheme going unheeded

Topside resources break imminent

Author: Lesley Beath
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

Top shares for the Christmas stocking

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 14 Dec 2015

Australians' Christmas stockings should be filled with presents again this December after another prosperous year, albeit one where some sectors have had more reason to celebrate than others

Top global fixed-interest returns

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Mar 2014

Boutique global fixed-income manager Bentham Asset Management was recently named the winner in the Fixed-Interest Category at the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014

Top Aussie stocks in infrastructure, education and agriculture

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Sep 2016

Wilson believes domestic stocks are often taken for granted because Australian companies "are liquid and they are well governed"

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