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Test your investment knowledge

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 01 Nov 2013

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Author: Ben Rabey
Date: 04 Nov 2016

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Term deposits still have a role

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 May 2013

Seven months ago, research firm Investment Trends highlighted the high levels of cash held by self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees

Telstra's gift to SMSFs

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 Aug 2014

Telstra's (TLS) $1-billion off-market buyback was met with much enthusiasm by the market and shareholders

Telstra, dividends and growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 Oct 2014

"Putting investors first" was the opening theme at last week's Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

Telstra to return $4.7bn to investors

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 Aug 2014

Telstra (TLS) will return around $4.7 billion to shareholders after the nation's dominant telco announced a 14.6 per cent rise in full-year net profit to $4.3 billion on Thursday

Telstra set for a dividend bonanza?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 Jan 2014

Telstra (TLS) on Monday announced it was selling a 70 per cent stake in its Sensis directories business to US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity for $454 million

Telstra returns $1.8bn to investors

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Telstra (TLS)

Telstra raises profit, dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Telstra Corporation

Telstra proves it's still a winner

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 May 2013

Regardless of recent talk surrounding the company's valuation as a result of investors' ongoing love affair with yield, last week's mobile spectrum auction by the Australian government reaffirmed one thing about Telstra (TLS) - its place as leader of the pack among the country's telcos

Telstra may begin to stabilise

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 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

Telstra lifts 1H profit, reaffirms guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Feb 2016

Telstra (TLS) on Thursday announced a net profit after tax of $2.1 billion for the first half of fiscal 2016, up 0.8 per cent on the previous corresponding half year, on the back of growth in retail fixed bundle and mobile customer numbers

Telstra disappoints retail shareholders

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 16 Nov 2015

Telstra (TLS) has been sold down aggressively by investors, and according to Morningstar head of Asia-Pacific consumer research Daniel Mueller, the stock may face choppy waters ahead as increasing competition from other telcos places pressure on its earnings

Telstra and Rio Tinto both deliver

Author: Nicholas Grove and Christine St Anne
Date: 08 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report:

Telco, media consolidation to gather momentum

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 02 Oct 2015

With a lower Australian dollar making Australian equities cheaper and political change at the very top, discussion is turning to which sectors of the Australian stock market would house the most likely takeover targets

Tech sell-off doesn't alter strong outlook

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 22 Feb 2016

Technology stocks have sold heavily in the US in recent times and this could represent a good opportunity to buy undervalued stocks or diversify portfolios with exposure to global technology shares, according to some analysts

Taxing times for trustees

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Apr 2015

The federal government launched its much-awaited white paper on tax reform this week

Taxing the advantages of ETFs

Author: Michael Brown
Date: 21 Oct 2013

Efficiency is a big reason why exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are gaining popularity with Australian investors

Tax matters: Choose your investments carefully

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 05 Jun 2014

Tax losses in an SMSF

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 20 Oct 2014

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has indicated its intention to focus on tax losses claimed by self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in pension phase and claiming exempt current pension income

Targeted estate-planning strategies

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Dec 2014

As former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser once said: "Life wasn't meant to be easy." And life certainly isn't easy when it comes to many families

Taper tantrum

Author: Kumar Palghat
Date: 12 Sep 2013

With the US economy finally appearing to be on a more stable long-term footing, in late May US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke hinted the Fed was considering reducing the size of its US$85 billion-a-month quantitative easing programme

Tabcorp, Tatts announce $11.3bn merger

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Oct 2016

Tabcorp (ASX: TAH) and Tatts Group (ASX: TTS) on Wednesday said they will merge to create a gambling group worth around $11.3 billion, marking the second such attempt at a tie-up in less than 12 months

Tabcorp to pay special dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 Feb 2015

Tabcorp Holdings (TAH) on Thursday said it will pay shareholders a fully franked special dividend of 30 cents a share, equating to approximately $230 million

Syria strike: Brief market dip?

Author: Lewis Walker
Date: 16 Sep 2013

Will a US attack on Syria, a question now before Congress, seriously harm the markets? What if the current proposal in the United Nations (UN) - that the UN takes over Syria's chemical weapons stockpile - fails? The history of previous American military strikes suggests that any market decline will be temporary.

Surviving volatile markets in 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 07 Dec 2015

The threat of higher US interest rates, China's slowdown and Australia's sluggish growth have all contributed to rising market volatility in 2015

Survival of the fittest

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 17 Oct 2013

I hate crows and my wife Sue hates bugs, but like most married couples we have learned to live with our differences

Superannuation takes one step forward and two steps back

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 14 Oct 2016

In our industry, it rarely seems that common sense prevails

Super robots marching on member funds

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 Apr 2017

The noise around automated financial advice--known colloquially as robo-advice--has been building for years

Super contributions for 65 and beyond

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 25 Nov 2014

Making contributions in the year you or your partner turn 65 is a common topic as it seems to cause confusion about how much can be contributed as a concessional (tax-deductible) or non-concessional (non-deductible) amount

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