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Is economic growth a question of culture?

Author: Kellogg School of Management
Date: 25 Sep 2014

As some countries' economies churn steadily -- even briskly -- over time, others' remain stagnant

Is an active or passive investment approach best for your portfolio?

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 12 Oct 2016

The majority of individual investors (68 per cent) have a false sense of confidence in passive investing, according to a global study of financial advisers

Is a major upside move imminent?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 Feb 2015

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InvoCare posts 45.8pc rise in 1H profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 16 Aug 2016

InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) on Tuesday announced a 45.8 per cent rise in comparable net profit to $30 million for the half year to 30 June, after the funeral, cemetery and crematorium operator's cost management offset a lower-than-expected number of deaths

Investors to reap Wesfarmers windfall?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Apr 2014

Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers (WES) this week signalled its departure from the insurance game after announcing the sale of its insurance broking arm to the US-based Arthur J

Investors should be wary about emerging market recovery

Author: Adrian Lowcock
Date: 01 Jul 2016

Emerging markets are often characterised by long periods of outperformance followed by periods of underperformance

Investors must accept lower returns for longer

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Aug 2016

The trio of managers were: Bill Bovingdon, chief investment officer, Altius Asset Management; Prasad Patkar, head of qualitative investment, Platypus Asset Management; and Chad Padowitz, chief investment officer, Wingate Asset Management

Investors moving away from cash

Author: Katarina Taurian
Date: 07 Jun 2013

Investors are increasingly looking to get out of cash assets, according to HLB Mann Judd, prompting a warning that self-managed super fund (SMSF) investors shouldn't "overreact" and lose focus on their long-term investment strategies

Investors demand more transparency and efficiency

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 28 Dec 2016

In recent years, public discussion of investment technology has centred on digitally-enabled investment advice for consumers--or robo-advice--including mobile applications

Investors asking wrong questions about bonds

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 27 May 2013

Investors are asking the wrong questions when it comes to the bond market in the current low-interest-rate environment, according to a panel of experts

Investing on borrowed time

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 15 Jul 2015

The old saying to "sell in May and go away" certainly rang true this year, with the Small Ordinaries Index giving up nearly all of its calendar year gains in the month of June

Investing in interesting times

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 29 Aug 2013

When someone, purported to be Chinese, said "May you live in interesting times," they were clearly referring to the current investment climate faced by Australian small-cap managers

Investing in BRIC and African economies

Author: Mark Mobius
Date: 30 May 2013

Growth in BRIC economies has slowed down in 2012 and early 2013

Investing against the herd

Author: Michael Coop
Date: 15 Jan 2014

Contrarian investing is about looking for undervalued and out-of-favour investments and avoiding highly priced and popular investments

Interest rates no cause for bond alarm

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 17 May 2013

The possibility of normalising interest rates should not ring alarm bells for bond investors, according to Tyndall Asset Management

Interest rates have turned negative

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 06 May 2015

This is a financial news article to be used for non-commercial purposes and is not intended to provide financial advice of any kind

Insights from a top-performing LIC

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 May 2015

The Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFI) has served investors well for the best part of a century -- a trend that Morningstar senior fund research analyst Mark Laidlaw is confident will continue

Inghams still not a goer

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 04 Nov 2016

Is TPG Capital a charity? The Inghams IPO has been repriced at $3.15--a 12 per cent discount to the bottom of the original indicative price range and a meaningful 24 per cent from the $4.14 top

Infrastructure should be own asset class

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 23 May 2013

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has called for infrastructure to be thought of as an asset class in its own right

Industry body rubbishes claims more SMSF regulation needed

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Jun 2016

The article, published in The Sydney Morning Herald print and online editions, highlighted particular concerns around SMSF trustees with balances of less than $200,000

Industrials versus resources

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 29 Jul 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Regina Meani without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Individual stocks appear robust

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Oct 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

India: A standout market

Author: Simon Dorricott
Date: 19 Nov 2015

Asia ex-Japan investors have had a difficult time for the bulk of this year, with returns lagging world markets

India, China hold pockets of investment opportunity

Author: Romina Graiver
Date: 22 Sep 2016

The gap between emerging market economies and those of developed markets are narrowing, creating considerable opportunities for investors, according to Romina Graiver, product specialist, global and emerging markets equities, William Blair

India transformed

Author: Diana Crawford
Date: 17 Jun 2015

Dramatic changes have been happening in India since the election of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister last year, says David Kunselman, senior portfolio manager at the Canadian-based firm Excel Investment Counsel Inc

India and Brazil: On the ground

Author: Alex Duffy
Date: 17 Oct 2016

"Sell in May and go away, don't come back till Saint Leger Day" is an oft repeated old stock market adage

Increasingly addled

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 12 Feb 2016

Long ago and far away in the adolescent cauldron known as Los Altos High School, I attended a senior US history class with a man-child named Delos Roman

Income Portfolio ends on a high

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Jan 2014

Subscribers who followed Morningstar's model Income Portfolio would have outperformed the market in 2013

In Australia, play the hand you are dealt

Author: Robert Mead
Date: 24 May 2016

As interest rates continue to fall in Australia, investors may want to take their cue from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

Implications under the new ATO penalties

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 21 Mar 2014

He will be speaking at the Morningstar SMSF Trustee Strategy Day in April

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