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Articles from: Rise of the Scrap Age to QBE's stabilisation continues despite profit fall

Rise of the Scrap Age

Author: Morningstar
Date: 01 Mar 2016

Beaten-down iron ore and metallurgical coal prices have prompted investors to wonder whether we've finally reached a bottom

Rio's profit soars, Tabcorp result in line

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Rio Tinto

Rio's earnings, dividend beat forecasts

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Feb 2014

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 10 per cent increase in underlying earnings to US$10.2 billion for 2013

Rio Tinto's profit beats expectations

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Aug 2015

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 43 per cent fall in first-half 2015 underlying earnings to US$2.9 billion

Rio Tinto shows shareholder commitment

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Feb 2015

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 9 per cent fall in underlying earnings to US$9.3 billion for 2014

Rio Tinto dumps dividend policy

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 12 Feb 2016

Mining giant Rio Tinto Limited (RIO) has confirmed investors' fears by officially scrapping its progressive dividend policy, after a collapse in commodity prices cut profits in half for fiscal 2015

Rio Tinto cuts costs to get ahead

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 04 Aug 2016

The Anglo-Australian mining giant announced net earnings of US$1.7 billion (A$2.2 billion), up 113 per cent compared to the previous first half, although underlying earnings were down 47 per cent to US$1.6 billion, the lowest since 2004

Rio Tinto back in black with US$4.6bn profit

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 09 Feb 2017

The Anglo-Australian miner posted net earnings of US$4.6 billion (A$6 billion) for 2016, marking a US$5.5-billion turnaround after recording a US$866 million loss for the previous year

Retirement planning: Yes, you can be too conservative

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 13 Sep 2016

When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto

Retirees take federal budget hit

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 May 2015

As expected, the government did not announce any changes to superannuation in this week's budget

Retirees draw on super slowly, don't blow the cash

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 11 Aug 2016

Retirees are increasingly choosing to access their superannuation through income streams rather than lump sums, and the trend will only continue, with more than one in four Australian retirees drawing a pension from their superannuation funds, official figures reveal, with the average withdrawal at $502 a week

Resources to remain a drag

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Mar 2015

Overview

Resources to lead next leg upward

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Dec 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

Resources still the key

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Sep 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

Resource stocks: stronger for longer?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 12 Jun 2015

"Stronger for longer" was the catchcry among resources investors during the most recent mining boom, with China's explosive growth helping catapult commodity and stock prices higher

Resist a return to double-taxation: Bowen

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Aug 2013

The Coalition's return to a "double-taxation" system should be resisted at every level, Federal Treasurer Chris Bowen said in Sydney on Friday

Reporting season calendar

Author: Morningstar
Date: 29 Jan 2016

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Remember the May peak

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Nov 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

Reforms drive growth in Asia

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 May 2015

During a recent presentation hosted by Morningstar Australia, global investor and Platinum Asset Management (PTM) founder Kerr Neilson pointed to a map of the world

Reconciling market psychology with fundamentals

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 23 Oct 2013

In our previous article, Hope, fear and greed , we wrote about the extreme effects psychology can have on the share price of a stock and the market overall

Rebalancing appears to be broadening

Author: Paul Bloxham
Date: 28 Oct 2013

Australia's economic growth is showing more signs of rebalancing

Reasons to reconsider investing in China

Author: Dale Nicholls
Date: 23 Mar 2015

When looking at China, overseas equity investors are bombarded by headline-grabbing negative stories

Reason for optimism

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Jun 2015

Overview

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)

Ramsay announces $481m profit and new pharmacy venture

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 30 Aug 2016

Australia's largest private hospital operator Ramsay Health Care (ASX: RHC) on Tuesday reported core net profit after tax (NPAT) of $481.4 million for fiscal 2016, up 17 per cent from $412.1 million in fiscal 2015

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

Quality buys in a market pullback

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Jul 2013

In late June, a Special Bulletin by Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes emphasised that there was still long-term value in the market despite a pullback

Quality beyond the blue chips

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Nov 2013

Finding quality businesses was a major theme at the recent Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

QBE's stabilisation continues despite profit fall

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • QBE Insurance

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