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Looking for value in small companies

Author: Matthew Brooker
Date: 30 Jan 2014

It's that time of the year when fund managers and strategists forecast share-market returns for the year ahead

Looking for nirvana

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 18 Mar 2016

For those lacking a long-term investment horizon, recent market volatility is probably a frightening experience given the relative calm since the GFC--has it really been eight years? With momentum trades under pressure, valuation is becoming of greater importance as is the sustainability of cash flows and balance sheet strength.

Looking beyond the BRIC wall

Author: Jemima Joseph
Date: 14 May 2013

First coined by Goldman Sachs in 2001, the acronym "BRIC" - standing for Brazil, Russia, India and China - has become a shorthand way of describing the economic power shift from the developed to the developing world in the past decade

Look for signs of a peak

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Apr 2015

Overview

Look for corrective action

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 02 Nov 2015

Overview

Look beyond the major indices

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Mar 2014

Overview

Look beneath the surface

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Aug 2014

Overview

Longer-term view needed on China

Author: Sonita Horvitch
Date: 26 Aug 2015

Matthew Strauss, vice president and portfolio manager at Signature Global Asset Management, says that investors should look past the shorter-term uncertainty and volatility

Long duration bonds at historically cheap prices

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 01 May 2013

With Australian 30-year bonds at historically cheap prices, investors have an opportunity to cash in, according to FIIG Securities

Link Group: Growth at a good price?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Oct 2015

Investors now have the opportunity to invest in the biggest initial public offering (IPO) of the year through Australia's largest provider of super fund administration, Link Group

Lift from lower dollar not that great

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 11 Dec 2015

The fall in the Australian dollar will only give a moderate lift to several companies in 2016, given many have revenue in sterling or euros and any further decline in the Australian dollar could be limited by meaningful offshore investment and merger and acquisitions activity, according to Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes

LICs join the expensive defensives

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Sep 2013

Australian listed investment companies (LICs) stand alongside the big banks and Telstra (TLS) when it comes to delivering stellar income returns for investors

Lessons from the Reagan era

Author: Joseph G. Carson
Date: 08 Dec 2016

President-elect Trump and his team are contemplating the most significant changes in fiscal policy since the Reagan presidency

Lessons from the Lehman collapse

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Sep 2013

The collapse of US bank Lehman Brothers in 2008 spurred one of the greatest financial meltdowns the world has ever known

Lessons from ATO statistics on SMSFs

Author: Liam Shorte
Date: 30 Apr 2015

It is always nice to see how the SMSF sector is progressing and what the new trends are, identifiable from the financial returns and other interactions between the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and trustees, even if they are relying on old data

Lend Lease meets guidance, Westfield on track

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Lend Lease

Leighton ups profit, AMP solid

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Leighton Holdings

Large IPOs dominate the market

Author: Marcus Ohm
Date: 08 Apr 2014

A combination of falling commodity prices and reduced investor sentiment appear to have had a negative impact on resources company initial public offerings (IPOs) during 2013

Large caps versus small caps

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Oct 2013

With the Australian share market presently hovering around is long-term fair value at around 14 times forward earnings, investors may be wondering at which end of the spectrum they will find the best quality stocks

Land of the rising stocks

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 09 Oct 2015

The sun is rising again for Japanese stocks, as record corporate profits and a weak yen drive markets higher

Know when to fold 'em

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 22 Jun 2015

This week we continue with some thoughts on the psychology of the markets

KiwiSaver Survey l March Quarter 2015

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 23 Apr 2015

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KiwiSaver Survey l December Quarter 2014

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 22 Jan 2015

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Kitchen closed for Australian depositors

Author: Rob Mead
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

King, Keynes and Knight: Insights into an uncertain economy

Author: Joachim Fels
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

Key takeaways from PIMCO's cyclical outlook

Author: Joachim Fels
Date: 11 Jan 2017

As co-author Andrew Balls and I noted, the only certainty in our view is that the "tails" in the distribution of potential macro outcomes have become fatter--that is, more extreme scenarios, which usually have a low probability of taking place, have become more likely

Key reasons to invest offshore

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 24 Jun 2013

My last note touched on the importance of strategy as the very first requirement when thinking about your portfolio

Key compliance risk for SMSFs in 2016? Pensions!

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 10 Mar 2016

Keeping faith in Metcash

Author: Nicholas Grove
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

Keep eye on key support levels

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jul 2015

Overview

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