Articles from: KiwiSaver Survey l December Quarter 2014 to Is it the season to be jolly?
Date: 22 Jan 2015
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Date: 06 Jul 2015
With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) policy rate now at 2 per cent and Australian banks much more focused on raising capital than raising deposit funding, the "free lunch" that Australian investors quite rightly feasted on has ended
Date: 22 Jul 2016
One small footnote to the Brexit controversy: It has invigorated my interest in Lord Mervyn King's concept of radical uncertainty
Date: 24 Jun 2013
My last note touched on the importance of strategy as the very first requirement when thinking about your portfolio
Date: 10 Mar 2016
Date: 10 Sep 2013
At its annual general meeting in late August, Metcash Limited (MTS) said it is expecting a fall in underlying earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year to April 2014 in the high single digits
Date: 13 Jul 2015
Date: 22 Nov 2013
My book, A Super History , closely explored the beginnings of Australia's compulsory superannuation industry
Date: 14 Jul 2014
Befuddled is probably a term which characterises the state of mind of many seasoned investors at present
Date: 21 Nov 2014
Growth was a key theme at the recent G20 meeting in Brisbane
Date: 22 Jan 2016
Revisions are a normal part of compiling economic statistics, especially when it comes to the all-encompassing national accounts that track GDP
Date: 07 Dec 2015
Japan's economy has shrunk for the second quarter in a row, meaning the country is officially in recession
Date: 27 Oct 2014
Sometimes, the best strategy is to just leave things as they are, when the alternative is only to make things worse
Date: 19 Nov 2014
James Hardie Industries (JHX) on Wednesday said its net profit for the half year ended 30 September 2014 fell 20 per cent from the prior corresponding period to US$156.1 million
Date: 22 May 2014
James Hardie Industries (JHX) on Thursday announced a 40 per cent rise in operating profit to US$197.2 million for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2014
Date: 18 Jan 2016
The Romans gave their Plebian citizens a day at the Coliseum, and the French royalty gave the Bourgeoisie a piece of figurative "cake," so it may be true to form that in the still prosperous developed economies of 2016, we provide Fantasy Sports, cellphone game apps, sexting and fast food to appease the masses
Date: 08 Jun 2016
But it's starting to turn following the surge in the prices of a wide variety of products since the beginning of the year
Date: 12 Sep 2016
The US market finally awoke from its slumber last Friday
Date: 23 Apr 2015
The initial public offering (IPO) of MYOB may not have garnered the same fanfare as the much larger IPO of Medibank Private (MPL)
Date: 18 Jul 2014
There has been much ado about the upcoming float of Healthscope
Date: 12 Dec 2013
Last month, Morningstar head of banking research David Ellis said of QBE Insurance Group (QBE) : "New senior management still has considerable work to do to return the once well-respected global insurer to the 'must-have' position in investor portfolios." Just two weeks later and QBE reported an unexpected profit downgrade - a US$250-million loss stemming from the restructure of its poorly performing US businesses.
Date: 26 Jun 2013
This time last year, Ibbotson Associations (a Morningstar company), published an upbeat assessment of the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector
Date: 05 Oct 2016
A rights or entitlement issue is a new issue of shares to a company's existing shareholders, entitling them to buy additional shares at a discount from the company in proportion to their existing holdings
Date: 18 Jul 2013
The Federal Reserve judges that inflation is low enough for it to prolong its third splash of quantitative easing
Date: 16 Dec 2014
Date: 20 Jul 2016
With Britain's vote to leave the European Union a surprise to many investors, UK bank stocks fell, but Italian bank stocks also collapsed
Date: 24 Sep 2013
From the late 1990s until the 2008 financial crisis, most commodities experienced double-digit annual real (that is, inflation-adjusted) price growth, a period known as the commodity "supercycle"
Date: 09 Apr 2015
In the overall scheme of investor problems, over-diversification isn't the worst sin
Date: 09 Jun 2015
Date: 18 Dec 2013
It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas
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