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Articles from: How can a bond have a negative yield? to Greater China equities: In or out?

How can a bond have a negative yield?

Author: Eric Jacobson
Date: 26 Sep 2016

There's currently a heated debate about the long-term impact of negative rates on global economic growth, the financial sector, and investor behaviour, and some of the early evidence isn't comforting

Housing versus your portfolio

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jul 2014

It's no secret that Australians have a love affair with residential property

Housing looms as a risk for Australia, says AB

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 04 Jan 2017

Incoming US president Donald Trump's policies may be less of a threat to the Asian bond and equity markets in 2017 than many people think, according to global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB)

Hope, fear and greed

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 25 Sep 2013

Often in the investment industry we hear people say, "I am a fundamental investor" or "We only look at fundamentals"

High-speed trading swindling value investors

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 05 Jun 2013

According to new research by the Industry Super Network (ISN), value investors are being hurt by the increasing use of high-frequency trading in the Australian capital markets

High-growth tech stock prospects

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 16 Oct 2015

Some analysts claim the Australian stock market, compared to those offshore, lacks exciting technology companies and that there isn't an opportunity to diversify into the sector

Here's why the US market could move significantly higher

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Nov 2016

After the ups and downs associated with the US election, equity markets had a relatively quiet time last week

Here's why the post-election rally can continue

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Nov 2016

Investors can be strange animals

Here's why resources could continue to outperform

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 23 Aug 2016

The US equity market, as measured by the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials, was relatively flat again last week

Here's why every SMSF member needs an enduring power of attorney

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 08 Sep 2016

You may have seen coverage in the news of the Women and SMSFs report, jointly released by the Commonwealth Bank and the SMSF Association, indicating that more than half of SMSF members do not have an up-to-date will or a succession plan

Here's why every SMSF member needs an enduring power of attorney

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 19 Dec 2016

You may have seen news coverage earlier in 2016 about the "Women and SMSFs Report," jointly released by the Commonwealth Bank and the SMSF Association, indicating that more than half of SMSF members do not have an up-to-date will or a succession plan

Here's the right way to help out your kids

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 12 Sep 2016

We all know that life's pretty expensive living in Australia these days--especially if you have a hankering for buying residential real estate in a capital city

Here's the right way to help out your kids

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 22 Dec 2016

We all know that life's pretty expensive living in Australia these days--especially if you have a hankering for buying residential real estate in a capital city

Here's 4 ways you can be too conservative in retirement planning

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 20 Dec 2016

When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto

Here are some reasons to consider buying QBE

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Dec 2016

Firstly, as Morningstar head of Australian banking research David Ellis points out, the company is set to benefit from the recent surge in long-term bond yields

Heavily weighted to deeper pullback

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 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

Healthy outlook continues for these moat-rated stocks

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 09 Dec 2016

The combination of Australia's ageing demographics, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing healthcare costs mean Medibank Private (ASX: MPL) and NIB (ASX: NHF) remain attractive value stocks

Healthcare continues to look constructive

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Nov 2015

Overview

Headwinds for retailers may blow hard

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Jul 2015

Australian retailers could be set to face tough times ahead, with headwinds assaulting them on several fronts

Have the banks gone ex-growth?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Aug 2013

Earlier this year, well-respected Fidelity portfolio manager Kate Howitt commented on the outlook for banks

Have IPOs really underperformed?

Author: Anthony Serhan
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Australian share market should be one of the shining lights of our retirement system

Harry is a lousy investor!

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 10 Feb 2016

We are approaching another "reconciliation point" for equities, being the first-half results for fiscal 2016

Harnessing ETFs for their tax efficiency

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Most investors using exchange-traded funds are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency

Guarded attitude is warranted

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Jan 2016

Overview

Growth emerging in global markets

Author: Thomas White International
Date: 04 Nov 2013

The developed world and the emerging economies continued to see divergent economic trends towards the end of the third quarter

Greek New Year: Departure from the euro?

Author: Jeremy Beckwith
Date: 14 Jan 2015

While Europe relaxed during their Christmas holidays, a new president and a general election has been called for 25 January in Greece

Greek exit could be good for Europe

Author: Barry Norris
Date: 04 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

Greek crisis presents buying opportunity

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jul 2015

It's been pretty much all about Greece for the markets this week

Greece's darkest hour before its dawn

Author: Frank Holmes
Date: 11 Nov 2014

"Much better than expected." That's how John Derrick, director of research at US Global Investors, summed up his trip to Greece, the beleaguered country that hopes to put its financial woes behind it and rise again like the phoenix from the Mediterranean culture's ancient mythology

Greater China equities: In or out?

Author: Germaine Share
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Despite concerns over slower growth, shadow banking and corporate governance issues in China, the Greater China equity panellists at our inaugural Morningstar Investment Conference in Asia were bullish on the market

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