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Economic update

Author: Julian Robertson and Donal Curtin
Date: 21 May 2013

Outlook for investment markets It has been another good month for equities, globally and domestically, as investors have become more confident about the prospects for the world economy and less concerned about eurozone debt crises

Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 19 Nov 2014

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Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 19 Mar 2015

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Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 20 Feb 2015

Economic update

Author: Morningstar
Date: 23 Jul 2015

Economic growth: Great for everyone but investors?

Author: Alex Bryan
Date: 01 Nov 2016

By 2050 the world's population is projected to reach 9.7 billion, up from 7.4 billion today

ECB finally delivers on quantitative easing

Author: Brian Parker
Date: 29 Jan 2015

What has the European Central Bank done? Last week, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a massive program of quantitative easing (QE)

Earnings season: The good, the bad and the ugly

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Sep 2013

For most analysts, the recent earnings season contained little surprises

Earnings head south for South32

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 26 Aug 2016

Hit by an average 21 per cent price reduction for its commodities, particularly aluminium and alumina, revenue dropped by 25 per cent to US$5.8 billion, with the company warning of continued tough times

Draghi's bond-buying bluff

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 02 Sep 2013

Capitalist banking systems are built on the confidence trick that people can get their money back at any time

Doubling down

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 12 Oct 2016

My country club locker room is a fascinating 19th hole observatory where human nature and intelligence often come into conflict

Don't forget Japan

Author: Tom Becket
Date: 01 Oct 2013

In among the terribly tedious "taper" debate, the excitement over the long overdue return to growth in the eurozone and the "Great Deceleration" in the emerging market economies, the major story from the first half of the year has been ignored - Japan

Don't forget Japan

Author: Paul Bloxham
Date: 29 Jul 2013

China is Australia's biggest story

Don't blame China for market rout

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 25 Jan 2016

Stock markets worldwide have been in freefall in 2016, with China taking much of the blame amid fears of a "hard landing" in the world's second-largest economy

Don't be a pig, Gross says

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 10 Feb 2014

"In days of old, when knights were bold and ladies most beholden, straw seemed like silk, and water, milk and silver almost golden." Not so sure about that limerick - it was probably a cruel world, those days of old

Disrupters rule the world; Reporting season underway

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 03 Feb 2017

With the stroke of the pen on an executive order, President Donald J

Did investors get it wrong with China?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Jul 2015

Last week, the AMP Capital China Growth Fund (AGF) was hit by a plunging Chinese stock market

Dexus Property ups full-year earnings guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Feb 2017

Australia's biggest office landlord said it expects growth in underlying FFO per security of around 4 per cent in fiscal 2017, up from 3.0-3.5 per cent previously

Development sales lead a Lend Lease 13pc earnings bump

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 19 Aug 2016

Lend Lease (ASX: LLC) on Friday announced $698.2 million in profit after tax for fiscal 2016, up 13 per cent from $618 million in the previous year

Developed markets likely to outperform

Author: Raymond Chan
Date: 22 Jul 2013

Global financial markets have been in consolidation since May

Despatches from the currency wars

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 22 May 2013

With apologies to The Weather Girls, it's now raining yen! Japan has opened a new front in the "currency wars," a term coined by Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega in 2010

Demystifying the benefits and risks of ETFs

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 20 Nov 2013

A lot has been written about the rapid growth of Australia's exchange-traded funds (ETF) market, which recently passed $9 billion in assets

Debunking the lump sum myth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 May 2015

A common view about newly-minted retirees is that they take their retirement savings as a lump sum, only to spend it all and ultimately gorge on the aged pension

Death benefit pensions: Recent ruling undermines cashing restrictions

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 08 Mar 2016

One would have thought that issues relating to self-managed super fund (SMSF) pensions are relatively well settled

Dangers in search for yield

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 27 May 2013

Leading equity portfolio managers have warned of the dangers of investors becoming too attracted to stocks with unsustainable yields

Danger of increased risk-taking as markets boom

Author: Geoff Davey
Date: 16 Jun 2014

Risk means different things to different people -- danger, uncertainty, opportunity or thrill

Cutting through the jargon

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 11 Sep 2014

The investment industry, like most other industries, has developed its own terms to describe its methods, processes and offerings

Currency moves hit Computershare

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 10 Aug 2016

A stronger US dollar has hit global share registry provider Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU) , which saw revenues fall but still delivered a slight profit gain in the year to 30 June

CSL, Stockland and AGL grow earnings

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 11 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • CSL Limited (CSL)

Crystal ball is cloudy

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 18 Feb 2016

The New Year is typically celebrated with fireworks--the major cities all trying to outdo each other with both colour and impact

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