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Articles from: Perpetual shares rally on revenue boost to Odds favour prolonged correction

Perpetual shares rally on revenue boost

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 23 Feb 2017

Investors welcomed the result by pushing shares in the company to a fresh year-high level on Thursday afternoon

Perpetual named Fund Manager of the Year

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Mar 2014

Perpetual Investments has been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014

Perpetual lifts profit despite tough markets

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 25 Aug 2016

Perpetual (ASX: PPT) rallied on Thursday after the fund manager announced healthy growth in some business divisions and a rise in statutory profit despite difficult financial markets

Perennial sees upside ahead for LICs and value investors

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Sep 2016

"The single biggest change in the 16 years we've been running Perennial is the rise of the SMSFs," Murray says

Penalty tax on super abolished: What now?

Author: Andrew Yee
Date: 17 Jul 2014

The Federal Budget changes to the taxing of excess super contributions are welcome

Pause for thought on alternative investments

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Their portfolios could therefore benefit from a greater allocation to alternative investments, which can help to improve risk-adjusted returns, according to Craig Stanford, head of alternative investments at Ibbotson Associates

OZ Minerals posts positive yet underwhelming result

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 Aug 2016

Australian copper and gold miner OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL) on Wednesday reported $55 million in first-half fiscal 2016 profits, adjusted for one-off items relating to legal proceedings brought against it by former Zinifex shareholders, up from $52 million reported in the same period in 2015.

Overcoming speculation and fervour

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 13 Nov 2013

The chief executive of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman, commented in a recent interview that he believed the chance of another financial crisis in our lifetime was "as close to zero as I could imagine"

Overcoming liquidity risk

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 15 May 2014

The recent volatility in equities demonstrates that markets remain fragile

Overcoming contribution cap confusion

Author: Kathy Evans
Date: 15 Sep 2015

The last change in superannuation contribution caps came into effect more than a year ago, on 1 July 2014 to be precise

Outlook shows signs of improvement

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Overview

Outlook delicately balanced but strong buffers support housing market

Author: David Ellis
Date: 07 Apr 2017

Record high gross household debt levels, terrible housing affordability, low wage growth and rising borrowing costs, regardless of changes in the RBA's official cash rate, are headwinds to stronger economic growth in Australia

Origin's earnings slip, Asciano's in line

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Origin Energy

Origin shareholders to share pain

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 19 Feb 2016

Origin Energy (ORG) shareholders will share the pain of sinking oil prices, after the energy company slashed its dividend and warned that future payments would depend on improved prices

Origin books $1.68bn LNG-linked loss for 1H17

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Feb 2017

This is largely attributed to a post-tax $1.9 billon impairment, relating to a $1 billion carrying value reduction of Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), in which Origin (ASX: ORG) holds a 37 per cent stake

Orica sells chemicals unit for $750m

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Nov 2014

Orica Limited (ORI) on Wednesday said it has agreed to sell its chemicals business to global investment group Blackstone for $750 million

Opportunities for stock picking in Japan

Author: William Davies
Date: 27 May 2013

Quantitative easing (QE) has been credited with sparking one of Japan's strongest rallies in decades

On the wings of an eagle

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 05 Dec 2013

I've always liked Jack Bogle, although I've never met him

Oil's slide and investing conditions

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 18 Dec 2014

On what has been the biggest driver in the slide in oil prices ..

Oil stocks are up but for how long?

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Mar 2016

Oil prices have recovered by almost 50 per cent in two months, with the reversal of oil's fortunes raising hopes that the severe price rout is over

Oil slump weakens Woodside

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 18 Feb 2016

Slumping oil prices almost wiped out the profits of energy company Woodside Petroleum (WPL) , which booked write-downs of US$1.1 billion after cutting its oil price forecasts

Oil Search, Amcor lift profits

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Oil Search (OSH)

Oil Search records US$39m net loss

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Feb 2016

Oil Search Limited (OSH) fell into the red in fiscal 2015, posting a net loss after tax of US$39 million compared to the previous year's US$353 million profit after what it called "one of the most challenging years in recent history for the oil and gas industry"

Oil Search back in black but still under pressure

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 21 Feb 2017

Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) returned to positive territory in the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2016, reversing the loss of US$39.4 million posted for 2015

Oil price slump slashes Woodside's half-year profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Aug 2016

Production of 45.9 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) was up 9 per cent on the first half of 2015, while operating revenue for the period was US$1.9 billion

Oil at US$70 a barrel?

Author: Stephen Simko
Date: 23 Sep 2015

Although we continue to believe that crude oil prices are well below the levels required to encourage sufficient investment to meet demand beyond 2017, we are reducing our long-term oil price outlook by US$5 per barrel to US$70 Brent and US$64 West Texas Intermediate, to reflect bearish developments in recent quarters in the outlook for low-cost supply and industrywide cost deflation

Oh, inverted world

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 28 Sep 2016

"Oh, Inverted World" may be familiar to fans of indie music as the title of The Shins debut album

Off-market transfer legislation abandoned

Author: Katarina Taurian
Date: 31 May 2013

The government has abandoned proposed off-market related party transfer amendments, which the SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA) claims would have forced costly compliance conditions on self-managed super funds (SMSFs) buying or selling assets to or from related parties

Odds of topside break slim

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Aug 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

Odds favour prolonged correction

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 Jun 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

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