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Can resources come to the party?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Jun 2014


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


Bulls have been shaken

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 18 Jan 2016


Bulls and bears in tug of war

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 2014


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's simple secrets to success

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 11 Mar 2015

Berkshire Hathaway released its fourth-quarter results and 2014 annual letter over the weekend -- required (and highly anticipated) reading for value investors and Warren Buffett acolytes the world over

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

Brookfield buys Asciano, QBE in line

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Asciano (AIO)

Brexit: Surviving the fallout

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 05 Jul 2016

But while Britain and the EU are facing the biggest impact, Australia is not immune to the fallout

Brexit vote raises economic and political stakes for EU

Author: Darren Williams
Date: 02 Jun 2016

There has recently been a slight swing towards those in favour of remaining in the EU, but it would be premature to assume that this represents a sustained shift in public opinion

Brexit opens opportunities for investors

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 04 Jul 2016

Warnes believes the Australian share market was looking overvalued in late May and early June, and that the Brexit vote has trimmed prices to more realistic levels

Brambles: Lessons to be learned

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 24 Feb 2017

This week's results from Brambles (ASX: BXB) were telegraphed to the market on 23 January via a trading update, which indicated problems had arisen in the December quarter

Brambles, Lend Lease lift profits

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Brambles (BXB)

Brambles demerges from struggling Recall

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 02 Jul 2013

Brambles shareholders will receive new shares in Recall Holdings proportionate to their existing Brambles shareholding, while retaining their existing Brambles shares, the company said on Tuesday

Brace for a bit of volatility

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Sep 2014


Boral result disappoints investors

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 24 Aug 2016

Boral (ASX: BLD) on Wednesday reported an 8 per cent increase in profit after tax and before significant items to $268 million for fiscal 2016, after lifting performance across all markets

Bonds show most potential

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Sep 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

Bond market rally shows no sign of ending

Author: Kellie Wood
Date: 19 Jul 2016

Normality is certainly a concept we, and others, have been wrestling with

Bond managers can adapt

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Adaptation is tantamount to survival in the physical world

Bond investors: Diversify or lose cash, says JPMorgan

Author: Bill Eigen
Date: 17 Jan 2017

Nowhere is this truer than in fixed income right now, and I hope that investors diversify before it's too late

Bon appetit!

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Jun 2016

There are no franchises, he intoned--you are king for a figurative day, and then, well, you move to another room in the castle; hopefully not the dungeon, which is often the case

Bittersweet news as Genworth announces special dividend

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 Aug 2016

This includes the 14-cent dividend--in line with the board's targeted payout ratio of between 50 to 80 per cent--and a special 12.5-cent per share special dividend

Bigger dividends from BHP?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Jun 2013

After only about 12 days in the top job, BHP Billiton's (BHP) new chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, who took the helm from Marius Kloppers, recently sat down with UBS analysts to discuss a three-pronged approach to increasing free cash flow, and therefore, shareholder returns.

Big returns and sustainability

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Dec 2013

Climate change dominated discussion at BHP Billiton's (BHP) annual general meeting this year

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