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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 stock picks for fiscal 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Jul 2015

Plunging oil prices helped Qantas Airways (QAN) fly away with the prize for the top ASX 200 stock for fiscal 2015

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 emerging-markets opportunity

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Sep 2014

When Pink Floyd's Roger Waters wrote the seminal and highly influential Another Brick in the Wall in the late 1970s, he could not have imagined the protest song would be used decades later to help illustrate a different approach to emerging-markets investing

Tips to avoid an ATO audit breach

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 23 Dec 2014

An auditor contravention report (ACR) may never happen for your fund, but wouldn't it be nice to be prepared just in case? Around 11,000 ACRs were issued in the last financial year (2013-14)

Time to sit on the sidelines

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Sep 2014

Overview

Time to go against the crowd?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Dec 2015

Overview

Time to get more bullish?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Jul 2014

Overview

Time to buy Qantas?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Sep 2014

Qantas Airways' (QAN) $2.8-billion full-year loss dominated reporting season headlines last week

Time to be bullish on Europe

Author: Raul Elizalde
Date: 09 Dec 2013

Now could be the time to diversify away from high-flying US stocks and laggard European shares seem to be the appropriate choice

Time to be bearish on China?

Author: Andy Rothman
Date: 11 Aug 2015

One of the world's largest hedge funds has turned bearish on China, arguing that the recent stock market correction means "there are now no safe places to invest" in that country

Tidal change will benefit active managers

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 08 May 2013

The big temptation at the moment is to buy low-volatility stocks or "go passive" - but conservative investors could soon be rueing their decision

This telco stock is now trading at an attractive discount

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 Dec 2016

Vocus Communications' (ASX: VOC) share price slumped 23 per cent at the end of November, following management's disappointing guidance of between $205 million and $215 million in net profit after tax (NPAT) for fiscal 2017

This is why investors shouldn't be complacent

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Nov 2016

It was a "nice" week

There's still room for caution in global equity markets

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 06 Dec 2016

As this will be my last report for the year, I would have liked to present you with some pearls of wisdom, and some major insights as to what may happen over the next few weeks

There will be haircuts for investors

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 07 May 2013

"Good as Money," proclaimed the ad for Twenty Grand Vodka infused with cognac

There are bigger risks than Brexit, AB warns

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 20 Jun 2016

"It's important for investors in Australia and elsewhere to get the right perspective on the referendum so that they can make appropriate decisions for their portfolios," said Ashish Shah, the firm's New York-based head of fixed income

The world awaits Trump

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 20 Jan 2017

The world awaits the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America on 20 January

The volatility paradox

Author: Simon Stevenson
Date: 08 Mar 2017

It is widely acknowledged that the outlook for economies and investment markets is unusually uncertain, given the huge political changes that we are witnessing across the world

The victory few saw coming and its impact on markets

Author: Scott Mather
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Here's our view on what a Trump presidency and Republican Congress likely mean for markets over the near, medium and longer terms

The US economy in 2017: Why uncertainty is the biggest risk

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 17 Jan 2017

As the Trump Administration settles in to the Oval Office in late January, one of its foremost objectives should be to provide clarity on its policies, according to Patrick Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia who was formerly dean of Wharton and president of the University of Delaware

The United States of Europe

Author: Brenda P. Wenning
Date: 09 Mar 2015

The US has imitated Europe for years, boosting government spending and racking up debt, creating a healthcare system that doesn't work and adding costly new social benefits

The Trust Company agrees to Perpetual acquisition

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 08 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) has agreed to a "compelling" acquisition by Perpetual (PPT) , after receiving a higher price per share offer than that put forth by Equity Trustees (EQT)

The Trump trade: rhetoric versus reality

Author: Libby Cantrill
Date: 23 Nov 2016

Investors have generally been "risk on" since Donald Trump's victory on 8 November

The semiotics of central banks

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 10 Jul 2013

Twist and shout taper ..

The scourge of overconfidence

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 07 Sep 2015

Leaving in its wake sharp equity market retracements globally, efforts to stem falls and to revalue the currency in China, more commodity price decimation, mediocre earnings results and sharply increasing volatility, August was certainly eventful

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