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CBA posts mega profit, Suncorp pays special dividend

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia

CBA posts $2.4bn cash profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 Nov 2015

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Thursday said its unaudited cash earnings for the first quarter to 30 September 2015 were approximately $2.4 billion, up 4.3 per cent on the same quarter in the prior fiscal year

CBA posts "impressive" result, Suncorp lifts profit

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) • Suncorp (SUN) • Computershare (CPU)

CBA makes history, dividend up 9pc

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 14 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)

CBA lifts half-year cash profit 2pc, dividend 1pc

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Feb 2017

Cash earnings per share stood at $2.86, flat on the previous corresponding half, the bank said in a statement to the ASX

CBA lifts half-year cash earnings 4pc

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Feb 2016

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Wednesday announced a 4 per cent year-on-year rise in cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big banks--to $4.8 billion for the first half of fiscal 2016

CBA lifts cash profit 3pc to $9.45bn

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Aug 2016

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) on Wednesday announced a 3 per cent rise in cash profit, which strips out one-off items, to $9.45 billion for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar and consensus forecasts

CBA continues to impress

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 12 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Cautious investors miss emerging market opportunities

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 09 May 2013

Investors who remain cautious on emerging markets are missing long-term growth opportunities, according to Capital Group

Caution still warranted

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 12 May 2014

Overview

Cashing in on rising rates of Chinese tourism

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Apr 2016

While China's industrial expansion has continued to slow, growth in outbound tourism among Chinese nationals represents a considerable long-term opportunity for Australian investors

Cash flow: A critical measure

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 17 Sep 2014

In our seven preceding articles for Morningstar, we have discussed the psychology of the market, as well as a number of fundamental measures commonly used by the investment industry

Capturing superior performance

Author: Lars Hamich
Date: 03 Apr 2014

Index exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) are financial products based on indices, which track the performance of a portfolio of securities

Capital crime of asset manipulation

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 07 Jul 2015

Renewed concerns about the ability of Greece to repay loans

Can your fund manager outperform?

Author: Tom Whitelaw
Date: 06 Nov 2014

We have been commenting on the active share of the fund managers under our coverage for the past four years and this was accompanied by a dedicated research white paper, Active Share: The Activeness of Large-Cap Australian Share Fund Managers (November 2011), that delved into the issue in more detail

Can we keep on the upside of 5000?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 May 2013

It was a stellar start to 2013 for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

Can we achieve a global growth target?

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 12 Mar 2014

The G-20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Sydney in February 2014 provided a convivial winter break for the global economic elite

Can SMSF collectables rules be bypassed?

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 18 Apr 2016

What is the deadline? While superannuation funds can (if so permitted by the relevant trust deed or governing rules) invest in collectables and personal use assets--simply referred to as "collectables"--significant changes were introduced from 1 July 2011.

Can resources come to the party?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Jun 2014

Overview

Can ECB policy heal Europe's ills?

Author: Mike Amey, Andrew Bosomworth and Lorenzo Pagani
Date: 30 Mar 2015

What is PIMCO's outlook for Eurozone growth and inflation over the coming six to 12 months? Amey : Since our last Cyclical Forum in December, we have upgraded our expectations for European growth and inflation, such that we expect real growth to come in around 1.5 per cent and the consumer price index (CPI) to increase 1.0 per cent over the next 12 months

Can BHP keep paying dividends?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Apr 2015

" BHP Billiton's (BHP) progressive dividend is a bear trap," screamed a headline from a well-known newspaper

Can an SMSF member still bring forward their non-concessional cap?

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 25 Jan 2017

The legislation not only introduces eligibility requirements, it also requires members to meet further criteria at the beginning of each year making up their bring-forward period before being able to use any shortfall from a previous year in that bring-forward period

Buying the biotech innovation boom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 06 Apr 2016

Biotechnology may have suffered the slings and arrows of regulatory fortune in recent times, but there are still gains to be made by investors willing to take a longer-term punt on the "innovation boom"

Bulls win short-term battle

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 12 Oct 2015

Overview

Bulls have been shaken

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 18 Jan 2016

Overview

Bulls and bears in tug of war

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 2014

Overview

Build your portfolio like a castle

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 09 Sep 2015

According to the old saying in sport, "form is temporary, class is permanent"

Buffett: Indexing the best choice for investors large and small

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 02 Mar 2017

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett extolled the virtues of low-cost index funds and American dynamism in his annual letter to shareholders, released at the weekend along with the firm's 2016 results

Buffett, cricket and investing

Author: Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar
Date: 04 Mar 2014

Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones once observed that two-thirds of Sachin Tendulkar's game is based around defence

Buffett versus hedge funds

Author: Scott Keller
Date: 18 Sep 2014

You can make big money from hedge funds -- especially if you run one

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